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George III (1738–1820), King of England (1760–1820)

Artist:
Catherine Andras (born Bristol, England 1775, working 1855)
Date:
ca. 1820
Culture:
British
Medium:
Pink wax against black ground; frame: black wood and glass
Dimensions:
Diameter: 5 3/4 in. (14.6 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Miniature
Credit Line:
The Glenn Tilley Morse Collection, Bequest of Glenn Tilley Morse, 1950
Accession Number:
50.187.36
Not on view
The artist exhibited wax portraits at the Royal Academy from 1799 until 1824 and was appointed "Modeller in Wax" to Queen Charlotte in 1801.
Inscription: On back, in ink on piece of paper: Portrait of/His Late Majesty George the Third/Modelled by Miss Andras/No. 74 Pall Mall/Published as the Act directs Jan. 1 1820

Sticker on back: Property: Late Right H. Lord Torphicken / Calder House Bought 14/11/16 etc.

In ink on back: From Mr. Gahorn / Dundee Scotland
Lord Torphicken (?) ; Glenn Tilley Morse (until 1950; bequeathed to MMA)
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