Apr 15, 2021 - Sale 2564

Sale 2564 - Lot 20

Price Realized: $ 312
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 300 - $ 400
(REVOLUTION.) His Most Excellent Majesty George the IIId, King of Great Britain / Her Most Excellent Majesty Charlotte, Queen of Great Britain. Pair of hand-colored mezzotints, 14 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches; toned, moderate wear, George spot-mounted to modern mat board. London: Carington Bowles, 4 June 1783 and 3 August 1775

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King George III is best known, of course, for presiding over the loss of the American colonies in the Revolution. Queen Charlotte is sometimes credited as the first English royal to have African ancestry; her claim was in the news four years ago when Meghan Markle became Duchess of Sussex.