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King George III

4 of 4 portraits on display in Room 17 at the National Portrait Gallery

King George III, by Francis Philibert Hardenberg, 1820 - NPG 4383 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

King George III

by Francis Philibert Hardenberg
painted plaster statuette, 1820
11 1/4 in. (286 mm) high
Given by Eric Bullivant through The Art Fund, 1964
Primary Collection
NPG 4383

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  • King George III (1738-1820), Reigned 1760-1820. Sitter associated with 182 portraits.

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Hardenberg's plaster statuette, dated 8 May 1820, was produced in commemoration three months after the King's death. It shows George III, as he would have appeared around 1805, in the patriotic 'Windsor Uniform' which he designed in 1779 for the Royal family.

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