Bronze Bust of King George II by J. Hamilton
signed J. Hamilton, London, 1743,
George II reigned from 1727 until his. death in 1760.
A bust by Rysbrack of the King, now in the Victoria & Albert Museum, shows him in similar victor’s garb, probably after the Battle of Dettingen, 1743, an allied victory in the War of the Austrian Succession, and the last time a reigning English monarch commanded his troops in battle