Charles Rosenberg (British, 1745-1844)
A silhouette of George IV (1762-1830), when Prince Regent (1811-20), profile to the left, wearing the uniform of the 10th Light Dragoons (Hussars), scarlet jacket with gold frogging, fur-trimmed pelisse with gold frogging, white breeches, brown boots, sash and breast star of the Order of the Garter, busby with red bag and white plume, red sabretache embroidered with royal insignia and light cavalry sabre at his side, he sits astride his horse on leopard skin saddlecloth and red shabraque embroidered with royal insignia, a seafront of houses and boats in the background
painted on flat glass in colour against a watercolour background, verre églomisé border titled H.R.H. THE PRINCE REGENT, gilded wood frame with acanthus and bead borders, the reverse with trimmed trade label no.9
Rectangular, 317mm. (12 1/2ins.) high
- The background shows the Marine Pavilion at Brighton. It is depicted after its first modification, executed circa 1801-2, based on designs by Henry Holland. A drawing of the Pavilion by Holland is illustrated in Patrick Conner, Oriental
Architecture in the West, London, 1979, p 108, fig 68.
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