George Bagby Matthews (1857—1943)

by George Bagby Matthews (1857—1943)

 Oil on canvas. Height: 44 inches (111.76 cm); Width: 32 inches (81.28 cm).

by George Bagby Matthews (1857—1943)

Height: 29.5 inches (74.93 cm); Width: 24.625 inches (62.5475 cm).

[King] George was unswervingly loyal to people he trusted and ideas he believed to be true; and he behaved in ways that a modern psychologist might interpret as obsessive. As a young man he would, for example, eat virtually the same dinner every day of his adult life (bread, soup, beets or turnips, and mutton — varying only on Sundays, when he allowed himself roast beef). The regularity of his tastes bespoke a deeper hunger for order.

Fred Anderson
Crucible of War: The Seven Years’ War and the Fate of Empire in British North America, 1754 - 1766 (2000)