4 of 24 portraits of Maria Anne Fitzherbert (née Smythe)
by James Gillray, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching, published 21 May 1787
10 3/4 in. x 14 5/8 in. (274 mm x 371 mm) paper size
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- Edmund Burke (1729 or 1730-1797), Statesman. Sitter associated with 103 portraits.
- Maria Anne Fitzherbert (nÃ©e Smythe) (1756-1837), Famous beauty; morganatic wife of George IV. Sitter in 24 portraits.
- Charles James Fox (1749-1806), Whig statesman. Sitter associated with 299 portraits.
- King George IV (1762-1830), Regent 1811-19; Reigned 1820-30. Sitter associated with 182 portraits.
- Frederick North, 2nd Earl of Guilford (1732-1792), Prime Minister. Sitter associated with 63 portraits.
- Henry Dundas, 1st Viscount Melville (1742-1811), Statesman. Sitter associated with 80 portraits.
- William Pitt (1759-1806), Prime Minister. Sitter associated with 167 portraits.
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