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Creator:
George Siegmund Facius, 1750–1804
Johann G. Facius, 1750–after 1802, German
after William Berczy the Elder, 1744–1813, Canadian
Title:

George III

Date:
1791
Medium:
Stipple engraving and etching on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 13 1/8 × 10 1/16 inches (33.3 × 25.5 cm) and Image: 12 1/2 × 9 5/8 inches (31.8 × 24.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in black ink, on back, upper cente: "GEORGE III (1738-1820), KING OF ENGLAND (1760-1820) | Engraving by G. S. & J. G. FACIUS, PORTRAIT by WILHELM BERCZY | VON MOLL, (1748-1813) | ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM, OXFORD"; in graphite, on back, lower left: "17A"

collector's stamp of Ashmolean Museum, in red ink, on back, lower center, in box: "ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM | DUPLICATE | SOLD BY AUTHORITY"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "Painted by W,, Berczy"; lower right: "Engrav'd by G,, S,, & J,, G,, Facius"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1980.43.8
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
armed forces | badge | bust | coat | cravat | cross (object) | king (person) | man | medal | portrait | royalty | sash | star | uniform | wig
Associated People:
George III (1738–1820), king of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and king of Hanover
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:60165
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