[Portrait of King Richard III and his Queen] [art original].

Creator:
Vertue, George, 1684-1756, artist.
Published/Created:
[England],
[not after 1768]
Physical Description:
1 drawing : pen and ink ; sheet 38.1 x 25 cm
Notes:
Title devised by curator.
Unsigned.
Inscribed by Horace Walpole on verso: The original drawing by Vertue of Richard III, and his Queen, described and engraved in Mr. Walpole's Historic doubts.
Sale text: A curious pen and ink drawing of King Richard III and his Queen, copied from painted glass, by Vertue, described and engraved in Mr. Walpole's Historic Doubts.
Formerly hung in at Strawberry Hill, in the blue breakfast room.
Image later engraved by Charles Grignion for: Horace Walpole's Historic doubts on the life & reign of King Richard the Third, 1768, opposite p. 103.
Purchased by Horace Walpole from Vertue's widow?; 6 May 1842 at the Strawberry Hill Sale, Day 11, Lot 112 bought by Miss Burdett Coutts, £4.14.6; 9 November 1936 sold at Sotheby's, Lot 237, to Maggs for W.S. Lewis.
Abstract:
Drawing full-length King Richard III and his Queen, in robes and crowned.
Topics:
Kings--England.
Queens--England.
Topics:
Anne,--Queen, consort of Richard III, King of England,--1456-1485--Portraits.
Richard--III,--King of England,--1452-1485--Portraits.
Strawberry Hill (Twickenham, London, England)--Art collections.
Walpole, Horace,--1717-1797--Art collections.
Walpole, Horace,--1727-1797--Ms. notes.
Walpole, Horace,--1727-1797--Ownership.
Language:
English
Genre:
Ink drawings--British--18th century.
Format:
Image
Rights:
These images are provided for study purposes only. For publication or other use of images from the Library's collection, please contact the Lewis Walpole Library at walpole@yale.edu. Further details on the Library's photoduplication policy are available at http://www.library.yale.edu/walpole/html/research/rights_reproductions.html
Call Number:
SH Contents
V568
no. 1
SH Contents V568 no. 1 Framed, shelved in LFS Bin 46
Orbis Record:
11880153
Yale Collection:
LEWIS WALPOLE LIBRARY, Prints and Drawings
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr31253
Citation:
George Vertue, Portrait of King Richard III and his Queen. The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University.
OID:
15960097
PID:
digcoll:2796632