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Allan RAMSAY and studio

commenced 1713/1784

(organisation)

King George III in coronation robes (c.1766) paintings, oil on canvas
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
canvas 248.5 h x 162.8 w cm
Purchased by the Commonwealth Art Advisory Board
Accession No: NGA 64.51.A-B

Provenance:
  • gift of King George III (ordered 28 May 1766) to Field Marshal Sir George Howard (1718-1796), as Governor of Minorca, 1766-68;
  • by descent through the children of his daughter Lady Howard-Vyse (d.1784), Stoke Poges, Buckinghamshire;
  • by descent to Major General Sir Richard Howard-Vyse (d.1963), Stoke Poges, Buckinghamshire;
  • by inheritance to his widow Lady Howard-Vyse;
  • from whom bought through Thomas Agnew & Sons Ltd, London, by the Commonwealth of Australia, 1965