An 18th century portrait miniature believed to be King George III, watercolour on ivory

Artist/Maker GEORGE ENGLEHEART (1752-1829)
Dimensions 4.50cm high   
Description Set in silver frame

Engleheart was a pupil of Joshua Reynolds. He exhibited at the R.A 1773-1822. His works fall into 3 phases, this being an example of his earliest miniatures which were small in size. He was quickly established as a successful miniaturist and was prolific, producing nearly 5000 miniatures during his career.

After the death of Jeremiah Meyer he was appointed a s miniature painter to George III, in 1789. He painted his portrait 25 times, this is believed to be one such portrait.
Medium watercolour on ivory
Condition Good
Ref No. 1921
Price £3500.00
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