Unrecorded Artist – Mr Hand

Circa 1816


A head and shoulders silhouette painted on card by Mr Hand of London portraying Princess Charlotte of Wales based on a portrait miniature of the Princess painted by Alfred Edward Chalon that was subsequently published by Ackermann as a popular stipple engraving.

Painted in watercolour with gum arabic; signed on the backing paper ‘By Mr Hand / 312 Oxford St / London’ and is housed in the original heavy brass frame with a twisted rope design and a crenelated inner border.

Item Ref. 5121

Size: oval, 140 x 116mm (5½ x 4½")