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.
by Bartholomew Dandridge
oil on canvas, circa 1732
On display in Room 11 at the National Portrait Gallery
Royalty, Rulers and Aristocracy