Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor(1741-1790), King of Bohemia and Hungary
Sitter in 5 portraits
Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor; Maximilian Franz, Archduke of Austria; Albert, Duke of Saxe-Teschen; François Maurice, comte de Lacy; Ernst Gideon von Loudon; Karl Hadik; Dagobert Sigismond, comte de Wurmser
after Johann Christian Brand
line engraving, (1779)
by James Gillray, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching, published 1 November 1787
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