© National Portrait Gallery, London
King George III
by Bernard Baron, after Josef Anton Adolph Click on the links below to find out more
line engraving, 1755
26 1/2 in. x 20 3/4 in. (673 mm x 527 mm) paper size
acquired unknown source, 1953
- King George III (1738-1820), Reigned 1760-1820. Sitter associated with 183 portraits.
- Josef Anton Adolph (1729-1762). Artist associated with 1 portrait.
- Bernard Baron (1696-1762), Engraver. Artist associated with 36 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
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