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Queen Charlotte portrait engraving William Beechey

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Queen Charlotte


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Original antique portrait print


Her Most Gracious Majesty, Queen Charlotte. A portrait of Charlotte Sophia Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1744-1818). King George III chose Princess Charlotte of Germany as his Queen when she was only 17 years old. They had 15 children in the first 20 years of their marriage. The image shows Charlotte in her later years. This engraving by Ryder (1746-1810) and his son of the same name is after the painting by Sir William Beechey (1753-1839). Beechey was a portrait painter and greatly influenced by Sir Joshua Reynolds. He was commisssioned as Charlotte's portrait painter in 1793. 1 slight crease.

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artist Thomas Ryder and son after Sir William Beechey
method Stipple engraving
date 1804
size 590mm by 415mm (platemark)