© National Portrait Gallery, London
Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex
by Guy Head Click on the links below to find out more
oil on canvas, 1798
37 1/4 in. x 31 1/2 in. (946 mm x 800 mm)
Bequeathed by William Page Wood, Baron Hatherley, 1881
- Guy Head (1753-1800). Artist associated with 9 portraits.
- NPG D20331: Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex (after)
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