6 of 8 portraits of Prince Hoare
by Charles Turner, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
mezzotint, published before 25 July 1831
14 in. x 10 in. (355 mm x 254 mm) plate size; 20 5/8 in. x 14 5/8 in. (525 mm x 373 mm) paper size
acquired unknown source, 1908
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- Prince Hoare (1755-1834), Painter and dramatist; son of William Hoare. Sitter in 8 portraits, Artist associated with 9 portraits.
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