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File:George IV. of the United Kingdom.jpg


English: George IV
English: Portrait of George IV. of the United Kingdom
Date 1822
Medium oil on canvas
Chintz Bedroom
Object history Intended as a gift from Elizabeth, Duchess of Devonshire to Cardinal Consalvi in 1824. He died, then she died, and it was returned to George IV, who presented it to the 6th Duke of Devonshire.
Notes Lawrence (and/or his studio) painted several copies of this portrait. The Royal Collection includes two versions with the king's right hand on his knee rather than at his chest.

Bridgeman Art

Cavendish, Deborah, Duchess of Devonshire (2002) Chatsworth: the House, London: Frances Lincoln Ltd, pp. p. 207 Retrieved on 22 September 2011. ISBN 0711216754


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