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The Prince of Wales, afterwards George IV
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The Prince of Wales, afterwards George IV


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Description Here the Prince wears the star of the Order of Bath. This miniature was previously attributed to Richard Cosway, but is now thought to be by Jeremiah Meyers. At the age of 14, the German-born Meyer was taken to London, where he studied with Christian F. Zincke, a specialist in painting in enamel on copper. In 1764, he became painter in miniature to Queen Charlotte and painter in enamel to King George III. In a gold frame, set with diamonds.
Provenance William T. or Henry Walters, Baltimore, before 1897 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters, before 1897

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Period
2nd half 18th century
Medium
watercolor on ivory
(Miniatures)
Accession Number
38.81
Measurements
H: 2 5/8 in. (6.6 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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