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Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales

(1707-1751), Son of George II; father of George III

Sitter associated with 35 portraits
The eldest son of George II and father of George III, he first came to England in 1728. On notoriously bad terms with his parents, he died in 1751 before he could succeed to the throne leaving his son to be crowned George III in 1760. A considerable patron of both painting and music.

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Thomas Bloodworth; Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales, by Bartholomew Dandridge - NPG 1164

Thomas Bloodworth; Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales

by Bartholomew Dandridge
oil on canvas, circa 1732
On display in Room 11 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1164

'The Music Party', by Philip Mercier - NPG 1556

'The Music Party'

by Philip Mercier
oil on canvas, 1733
NPG 1556

Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales, by Philip Mercier - NPG 2501

Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales

by Philip Mercier
oil on canvas, circa 1735-1736
On display in the Hall at Beningbrough Hall
NPG 2501

Children of King George II, published by Edward Cooper, after  Unknown artist - NPG D33029

Children of King George II

published by Edward Cooper, after Unknown artist
mezzotint, circa 1715-1720
NPG D33029

Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales, after Unknown artist - NPG D7918

Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales

after Unknown artist
mezzotint, (1716)
NPG D7918

Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales, possibly by John Faber Sr, after  Unknown artist - NPG D7919

Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales

possibly by John Faber Sr, after Unknown artist
mezzotint, 1716
NPG D7919

Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales, by John Faber Jr, sold by  Thomas Taylor, after  Franken - NPG D7922

Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales

by John Faber Jr, sold by Thomas Taylor, after Franken
mezzotint, 1716 or after
NPG D7922

Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales, by and published by John Simon - NPG D18813

Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales

by and published by John Simon
mezzotint, 1718
NPG D18813

Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales, by and published by John Smith, after  Georg Wilhelm Lafontaine (Fountain, Fontaine) - NPG D33035

Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales

by and published by John Smith, after Georg Wilhelm Lafontaine (Fountain, Fontaine)
mezzotint, 1724 (1723)
NPG D33035

Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales, by and published by John Smith, after  Georg Wilhelm Lafontaine (Fountain, Fontaine) - NPG D11643

Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales

by and published by John Smith, after Georg Wilhelm Lafontaine (Fountain, Fontaine)
mezzotint, 1724 (1723)
NPG D11643

Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales, published by John Smith, after  Georg Wilhelm Lafontaine (Fountain, Fontaine) - NPG D11937

Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales

published by John Smith, after Georg Wilhelm Lafontaine (Fountain, Fontaine)
mezzotint, 1724
NPG D11937

The Royal Family of Great Britain, by Unknown artist - NPG D3023

The Royal Family of Great Britain

by Unknown artist
mezzotint, after 1724
NPG D3023

Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales, by and published by John Simon, after  Philip Mercier - NPG D33030

Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales

by and published by John Simon, after Philip Mercier
mezzotint, (1728)
NPG D33030

Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales, by Van Werdlen, after  G. Hansson - NPG D7923

Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales

by Van Werdlen, after G. Hansson
mezzotint, 1729 or after
NPG D7923

Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales, after Unknown artist - NPG D7927

Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales

after Unknown artist
mezzotint, 1729 or after
NPG D7927

Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales, by and published by John Faber Jr, after  Jeremiah Davison - NPG D33031

Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales

by and published by John Faber Jr, after Jeremiah Davison
mezzotint, 1739 or before (1730)
NPG D33031

Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales, by and published by John Faber Jr, after  Jeremiah Davison - NPG D33032

Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales

by and published by John Faber Jr, after Jeremiah Davison
mezzotint, 1739 or before (1730)
NPG D33032

Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales, after Unknown artist - NPG D33033

Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales

after Unknown artist
line engraving, 1730s-1740s
NPG D33033

Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales, by John Faber Jr, after  Bartholomew Dandridge - NPG D10774

Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales

by John Faber Jr, after Bartholomew Dandridge
mezzotint, probably 1730s
NPG D10774

Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales, by John Faber Jr, after  Jeremiah Davison - NPG D7920

Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales

by John Faber Jr, after Jeremiah Davison
mezzotint, 1739 or before (1730)
NPG D7920

Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales, by and published by John Simon, after  Philip Mercier - NPG D7924

Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales

by and published by John Simon, after Philip Mercier
mezzotint, (1730)
NPG D7924

Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales, by and published by John Faber Jr, after  Jeremiah Davison - NPG D19849

Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales

by and published by John Faber Jr, after Jeremiah Davison
mezzotint, 1739 or before (1730)
NPG D19849

Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales, by John Simon, after  Philip Mercier - NPG D7925

Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales

by John Simon, after Philip Mercier
mezzotint, (1734)
NPG D7925

Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales, by John Faber Jr, after  John Ellys - NPG D7921

Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales

by John Faber Jr, after John Ellys
mezzotint, circa 1735-1745
NPG D7921

Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales, by Thomas Burford, after  Charles Philips - NPG D7926

Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales

by Thomas Burford, after Charles Philips
mezzotint, circa 1737 or after
NPG D7926

Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales, by and published by Andrew Miller, after  Jonathan Richardson - NPG D20374

Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales

by and published by Andrew Miller, after Jonathan Richardson
mezzotint, 1738
NPG D20374

Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales; Thomas Bloodworth, by John Faber Jr, after  Bartholomew Dandridge - NPG D33034

Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales; Thomas Bloodworth

by John Faber Jr, after Bartholomew Dandridge
mezzotint, 1740
NPG D33034

Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales, by Thomas Frye - NPG D11285

Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales

by Thomas Frye
mezzotint, published 1741 (1734)
NPG D11285

King George I and the line of succession, by Johann Sebastian Müller, after  Samuel Wale - NPG D32911

King George I and the line of succession

by Johann Sebastian Müller, after Samuel Wale
line engraving, circa 1748
NPG D32911

King George I and the line of succession, by Johann Sebastian Müller, after  Samuel Wale - NPG D32912

King George I and the line of succession

by Johann Sebastian Müller, after Samuel Wale
line engraving, circa 1748
NPG D32912

Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales, probably by John Nixon - NPG D10826

Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales

probably by John Nixon
coloured etching and aquatint, late 18th century
NPG D10826

'Frederick, Prince of Wales, and the Princesses, his sisters', by John Cook, published by  Richard Bentley, after  Thomas Charles Wageman, after  Philip Mercier - NPG D39141

'Frederick, Prince of Wales, and the Princesses, his sisters'

by John Cook, published by Richard Bentley, after Thomas Charles Wageman, after Philip Mercier
line engraving, published 1843 (1733?)
NPG D39141

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Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales

by and published by John Smith, after Georg Wilhelm Lafontaine (Fountain, Fontaine)
mezzotint, 1724 (1723)
NPG D20309

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Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales; Anne, Princess Royal and Princess of Orange

published by John Bowles, published by Thomas Bowles Jr
mezzotint, circa 1740-1780
NPG D19037

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Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales

by J.W. Cook, published by Thomas Cadell the Elder
line engraving, published 1799
NPG D13991

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