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The Royal Family of England, (painting)

Artist:
Livesay, Richard and Benjamin West
Subject:
George III
Queen Charlotte
Medium:
Canvas
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 36
By the late RICHARD LIVESAY and BENJAMIN WEST, P.R.A. This is supposed to be the most general group of the family ever painted. It represents the introduction of the Duchess of York to the Royal Family. King George III., Queen Charlotte and George IV occupy with the Duchess of York, the centre group. Immediately behind George III is the Princess Royal; next in succession, Augusta, Elizabeth, Mary, Sophia, and Amelia; the youngest in front. The present King William IV is in conversation with the Duke of York, who occupies the extreme right of the spectator. Purchased at the sale of the late Queen Charlotte. (On canvass--4 ft. 1 inh. by 3 ft. 3 inh.) [P. 19.]
Catalogue of Paintings, by the Great Masters, including Specimens of the First Class, of the Italian, Venetian, Spanish, Flemish, Dutch, French, and English Schools. It penetrates the inward recesses of the soul--even surpassing the power and force of eloquence.--Quintillian on the Art of Painting. Boston: Press of John H. Eastburn.
Artist professional affiliation: P.R.A.
Topic:
Portrait group--Family
Occupation--Other--Aristocrat
Portrait male
Portrait female
History--England
Control number:
AECI 01850036
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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