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HENRY BONE, R.A. (BRITISH, 1755-1834), AFTER SIR THOMAS LAWRENCE, P.R.A. (BRITISH, 1769-1830)
HENRY BONE, R.A. (BRITISH, 1755-1834), AFTER SIR THOMAS LAWRENCE, P.R.A. (BRITISH, 1769-1830)

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HENRY BONE, R.A. (BRITISH, 1755-1834), AFTER SIR THOMAS LAWRENCE, P.R.A. (BRITISH, 1769-1830)
King George IV (1762-1830), when Prince Regent, in Field Marshal's uniform with black collar embroidered in gold with oak leaves, gold aiguillettes and buttons, black stock, wearing the breast-stars of the Orders of the Garter, the Black Eagle and St Andrew, the jewel of the Order of the Golden Fleece and military ribbons
signed with monogram 'HB' (mid-left) and signed, dated and indistinctly inscribed on the counter-enamel 'H.R.H. The / Prince Regent / London / Aug 1815 / Painted by Henry Bone RA / Enamel pain[...]'
enamel on copper
oval, 3¾ in. (95 mm.) high, gilt-metal mount within rectangular ebonised wood frame

Lot Essay

The present lot is after a full-length portrait of the Prince Regent in Field Marshal's uniform, painted in 1814 by Sir Thomas Lawrence, P.R.A (now in a private collection).
For a biographical note on the sitter, see lot 160.

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