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Sir Thomas Lawrence (1769-1830)

Princess Sophia (1777-1848) 1800-24

RCIN 403420

Sir Thomas Lawrence painted this portrait of Princess Sophia at George’s request, along with a portrait of her sister Princess Mary. Sophia wears the order presented by George to family members on her left shoulder. George hung this portrait in his bedroom, an indication of his fondness for his favourite sister.

Commissioned by George IV