Attributed to Sir William Beechey (British, 1753-1839)
H.R.H. The Duke of Gloucester
Unsigned, identified on a presentation plaque.
Oil on canvas, 29 3/4 x 24 3/4 in. (75.7 x 63.0 cm), framed.
Condition: Lined, scattered abrasions, craquelure, varnish discoloration.
N.B. The work at hand is closely related to Sir William Beechy's 1804 portrait of William Henry (Hanover), First Duke of Gloucester, grandson of King George II and younger brother of King George III.
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