Wednesday, 1 November 2017

The Marble Bust of Princess Amelia Sophia - Louis Francois Roubiliac.



The Marble Bust of Princess Amelia Sophia  (1711 - 86).
Ad Vivum
Signed by L. F. Roubiliac.
Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.

Third Child (second daughter) of George II and Queen Caroline.

height, bust, 58.0, cm. height, socle, 14.8, cm. width, whole, 48.5, cm

Bought; 1955; T. H. W. Lumley, 

Provenance:
The former owner told Mrs K. Esdaile that the bust had been given by William Waldegrave, 1st Baron Radstock, to his sister Lady Caroline Waldegrave, daughter of the 3rd Earl Waldegrave. Her mother had been a Lady of the Bedchamber to the Princesses Amelia and Caroline, and the latter had been left £4,000 in the Princess's will.

Purchased with the S.G. Perceval Fund.

Inscription: below her left shoulder; inscribed; L.F. Roubiliac Scit ad vivum

Exhibition.
Rococo: Art and Design in Hogarth's England. 1984-05-16 - 1984-09-30
Venue: Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Catalogue number: S 13






























































Photographed at the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge by the author.

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Princess Amelia Sophia. 
Christian Friederick Zincke (1684/4 - 1767)
Enamel
9.1 x 7.5 cms -outside 
Royal Collection

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Prince Frederick, Anne, Princess Royal and Princess of Orange (1709 - 59) a the Harpsichord, Princess Caroline Elizabeth (1713 -57) playing a Mandora and Princess Amelia reading Milton's poetry, Kew Palace in the background.
Philip Mercier
1733
Oil on Canvas
451 x 578 mm
National Portrait Gallery

There are three versions of this group portrait the other one set indoors in the Royal Collection and another with the National Trust.
 see - 
https://www.royalcollection.org.uk/collection/search#/5/collection/402414/the-music-party-frederick-prince-of-wales-with-his-three-eldest-sisters


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Portraits of George II, Queen Caroline, Prince Frederick, Princesses Anne, Amelia, Caroline, Prince William, Princesses Mary and Louise, all busts in ovals arranged in three rows of three.  Mezzotint


The Royal Family of George II
anonymous
They say pub. Elizabeth Bakewell.
Mezzotint
343 x 248 mm

British Museum

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Portrait of Princess Amelia, cut from a print of George II, Queen Caroline, Prince Frederick, Princesses Anne, Amelia, Caroline, Prince William, Princesses Mary and Louise, all busts in ovals arranged in three rows of three.  Mezzotint



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Princess Amelia
After Hans Hysing
Engraving.

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Princess Amelia Sophia

Attributed to Thomas Hudson

Royal Collection.


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Princess Sophia
after Hans Hysing
John Faber
Mezzotint
286 x 206 
National Portrait Gallery.


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Jacabo Amiconi (Amigoni)
ad vivum Engraving
Plate 361 x 282 mm.
Royal Collection.

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Princess Amelia Sophia
Philip Mercier
c.1728
Unknown Source.




Princess Anne
The Princess Royal
Philip Mercier 
c.1728.
Unknown source.





Princess Caroline Elizabeth
Philip Mercier
c.1728
Image - unknown source.


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Princess Amelia
125 x 97 cms
Sotheby's.


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Princess Amelia
Attributed to Workshop of Jean Baptiste van Loo (1684 - 1745).
c. 1737

243 x 136 cms.

Purchased from the estate of James Gordon 1856

From the Athenaeum website
Society of Merchant Venturers.
Bristol

see - https://www.the-athenaeum.org/art/detail.php?ID=157728

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Princess Caroline Elizabeth (1713 - 57).
Jacobo Amigoni
127.6 x 103.2 cms
1730's
Current Location Unknown.


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