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Charles Philips, 1708–1747, British

Frederick, Prince of Wales

Oil on canvas
Support (PTG): 19 1/4 x 14 1/8 inches (48.9 x 35.9 cm)

Inscribed, lower center: "Frederick Prince of Wales Atat: Ætas. suæ 25"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
armors | breeches (trousers) | buckles | columns (architectural elements) | costume | gold braid | palace | portrait | prince | relief (sculpture) | royalty | sashes (costume accessories) | sculptures | shoes (footwear) | silk (textile) | tiles | waistcoat
Associated People:
Frederick Lewis, prince of Wales (1707–1751)
Not on view

Linda Colley, Crown Pictorial : Art and the British Monarchy : Exhibition Labels, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1990, p. 23, no. 52, N8219 K5 C761 1990 (YCBA)

Linda Colley, Crown Pictorial : Art and the British Monarchy, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1990, p. 13, 30, no. 52, N8219 K5 C76 1990 (YCBA)

Ellen G. D'Oench, The Conversation Piece: Arthur Devis & his contemporaries, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1980, pp. 6, 69, cat. cat. 50, NJ18 D5151 D64 OVERSIZE

Spencer Compton Cavendish Devonshire, The masterpieces in the Duke of Devonshire's collection of pictures., F. Hanfstaengl, London, New York, 1901, no. 607, J495 D498 901 + (LSF)

John F. Kerslake, Early Georgian portraits, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1977, pp. 7-8 (v. 1), pl. 27, N1090 A591 (YCBA)

Joanna Marschner, Enlightened Princesses : Caroline, Augusta, Charlotte, and the Shaping of the Modern World, Yale University Press, New Haven, Conn, 2017, p. 390, fig. 23.05, NX543 +.E55 2017 Oversize (YCBA)

Oliver Millar, The Tudor, Stuart and early Georgian pictures in the collection of Her Majesty the Queen., Phaidon, London, 1963, pp. 166-7 (v. 1), N5247 E55 M55 + (YCBA)

Note-Books of George Vertue Relating to Artists and Collectors in England Part III, Volume of the Walpole Society, vol. 22, 1933-34, p. 54, N12 W35 A1 + (YCBA)

Painting in England 1700-1850 from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, The Royal Academy of Arts Winter Exhibition 1964-65., , Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK, 1964, p. 35 (v. 1), no. 116, ND466 R68 1964/65 (YCBA) Also available on Microfiche: Fiche B214 (YCBA)

Paul Mellon's Legacy, a passion for British art. [large print labels] , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2007, v. 3, N5220 M552 +P381 2007, Mellon Shelf (YCBA)

Kimerly Rorchach, Frederick, Prince of Wales (1707-1751) as a patron of the visual arts, princely patriotism and political propaganda , 1986, v.1:p. 44-5, 331, no. 44, fig. 20, N5247 F57 R67 1985A (YCBA)

Sotheby's sale catalogue : Fine Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Drawings and Paintings : 29 May 1963, Sotheby's, London, May 29, 1963, p. 48, lot 133, Auction Catalogues (YCBA)

Ellis Waterhouse, Dictionary of British 18th Century Painters in Oils and Crayons, Antique Collectors' Club, Woodbridge, Suffolk, 1981, p. 279, 282, ND466 +W38 Oversize (YCBA)

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