Caricatures of George IV and his circle
- Art Funded
- Art Fund grant
- £14,624 (Total: £58,870)
- Lord Baker of Dorking
The collection includes material relating to events in George IV's life as well as prints of George IV's wife Caroline, his numerous mistresses, and his brothers. The prints offer an insight not only into the politics, but also into the costume, manner, and social life of the Regency period. Highlights include 14 prints by James Gillray; 4 prints by Thomas Rowlandson (including main illustration) and 30 prints by George Cruikshank.
Andrew Edmunds Prints & Drawings/Christie's/Graham Saville/Sotheby's/Special Auction Services; Lord Baker.