Early Georgian Portraits Catalogue: George III

The following text is from the National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: John Kerslake, Early Georgian Portraits, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1977 (now out of print). For the most up to date research on the Collection, we recommend reading the information provided in the Search the Collection results on this website in parallel with this text. This can be accessed by following the link with each portrait’s title.

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George III (1738-1820)

Reigned 1760-1820

This sitter will be considered in the next catalogue [Editorial note, 2013: this catalogue,  Mid-Georgian Portraits 1760-1790, by John Ingamells, was published in 2004]. For his portrait with his younger brother Edward Augustus Duke of York and Albany, and their tutor, see above, Ayscough, NPG 1165/1165A).