portrait

artist: Thomas Lawrence; PRA FRS;  engraver: Edward Scriven (English, b.1775, d.1841);  publisher: Fisher, Son and Company (English, active 1821-1845); 

circa 1834
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Description
portrait of King George IV after Sir Thomas Lawrence portrait of 1822 [Intended as a gift from Elizabeth, Duchess of Devonshire to Cardinal Consalvi in 1824. He died, then she died, and it was returned to George IV, who presented it to the 6th Duke of Devonshire.]
Maker and role
artist: Thomas Lawrence; PRA FRS
engraver: Edward Scriven (English, b.1775, d.1841)
publisher: Fisher, Son and Company (English, active 1821-1845)
Production place
London, England
Production date
circa 1834
Media description
engraving on paper, giltwood frame
Signature/marks
with inscription "Engraved by E Scriven from the original plate by W Finden after Sir Thomas Lawrence by permission of Messrs Moon, Boys & George / KING George IV GEORGE-AUGUStUS-FREDERICK tHE FOURtH / FISHER SON & Co LONDON 1834" inscribed on back in pencil "gift of A W Knight / Feb 20[0]0 / cleaned by Eric Archer circa 1998" numbered on back DM 30 / 7 / 2013 Fisher, Son and Company (London) Printer, publisher, bookseller, stereotyper, stereotype founder, in London 1821-1845
Project credit line
This digital record has been made available on TJC Collection Online through the generous support of The Friends of The Johnston Collection and Christine Bell
Accession number
5005

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