King George IV (1762-1830)

John Hoppner, RA (London 1758 – London 1810)
National Trust Inventory Number 1449346

Category Paintings
Date circa 1800 - 1810
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 1510 x 1252 x 100 mm
Place of origin London
Collection Fenton House, London (Accredited Museum)
Not on show

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, King George IV (1762-1830) by John Hoppner RA (London 1758 – London 1810). A three-quarter-length portrait, facing, looking towards his right. With high white stock, blue and yellow striped waistcoat, red coat with gold buttons and garter star. In his left hand a top hat, left elbow leaning on the plinth of a column. Sky behind.


By descent from the Reverend Augustus Fitzclarence (1805-1854), Rector of Mapledurham, Chaplain to Queen Victoria; his eldest daughter, Dorothea (1845 -1870), who in 1863 married Captain Thomas William Goff (d. 1876), of Oakport, Co. Roscommon, Ireland; his son, Major [Thomas] Clarence [Edward] Goff (1867 -1949); by whom given, along with The Courts, Holt, Wiltshire, and its other contents, to the National Trust in 1943

Credit line

The Courts, The Goff Collection (National Trust)

Makers and roles

John Hoppner, RA (London 1758 – London 1810), artist

Exhibition history

The Georgians, British Library, London, 2013 - 2014


The Georgians Revealed Life, Style and the Makiong of Modern Britain, The British Library, 8 Nov 2013 – 11 Mar 2014

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Periods 18th century (84919)
19th century (165202)
Maker John Hoppner, RA (London 1758 – London 1810) (99)
Subjects King George IV (1762-1830) (76)
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Object Type Oil painting (10952)

Record Status


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