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    Sale 12307

    Old Master and British Paintings

    2 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 25

    David Morier (Bern c. 1705-1770 London)

    An equestrian portrait of King George III (1738-1820), reviewing the troops

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    David Morier (Bern c. 1705-1770 London)
    An equestrian portrait of King George III (1738-1820), reviewing the troops
    oil on canvas
    21 1/8 x 17 1/8 in. (53.5 x 43.5 cm.)


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    This lot can be compared to a picture, of closely matching dimensions, dated circa 1762 in the Royal Collection (RCIN 406878). David Morier was employed by William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland (1721-65), from 1752 until 1764, and his name appears in royal accounts between 1764 and 1767.