Georg Dionysius Ehret
Perry's King George
Gouache over pencil on vellum.
18 1/16 x 12 15/16 inches (459 x 329 mm)
Gift of Mr. Junius S. Morgan and Mr. Henry S. Morgan.
Signed and dated in ink at lower right: G. D. Ehret pinxit /1756.
Beckford Library, Hamilton Palace; sale, London, Sotheby's, 12 July 1882, lot 2776 (as containing 20 drawings); Sotheran; Mrs. J.P. Morgan; by descent to her sons, Junius S. and Henry S. Morgan.
Inscribed in ink at the bottom: "Bunias (cakile) silliculis ovatis/aevibus ancipitibus. Linn, Sea Rocket."