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Room 8 at the National Portrait Gallery

The Later Stuarts: James II, William and Mary, and Anne

Room 8This room covers the period from 1685 with the short reign of James II, the joint reign of William and Mary and concludes with Anne's reign up until 1714. On one wall there are portraits of James II, and Mary of Modena, William and Mary, and on the opposite wall a full-length portrait of Anne, next to a portrait of Sarah Jennings, Duchess of Marborough. On the end wall there is additionally a small sketch portrait of the soldier and statesman, the Duke of Marlborough, on horseback.

Room introduction

12 portraits on display in Room 8 at the National Portrait Gallery

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King William III, after Sir Peter Lely - NPG 1902

King William III

after Sir Peter Lely
oil on canvas, (1677)
On display in Room 8 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1902

James Scott, Duke of Monmouth and Buccleuch, studio of Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG 5225

James Scott, Duke of Monmouth and Buccleuch

studio of Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
oil on canvas, feigned oval, (1678)
On display in Room 8 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5225

Queen Mary II, by Jan Verkolje - NPG 606

Queen Mary II

by Jan Verkolje
oil on canvas, circa 1688
On display in Room 8 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 606

John Locke, by Michael Dahl - NPG 114

John Locke

by Michael Dahl
oil on canvas, circa 1693
On display in Room 8 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 114

Henry Purcell, by or after studio of John Closterman - NPG 1352

Henry Purcell

by or after studio of John Closterman
oil on canvas, (1695)
On display in Room 8 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1352

Bainbrigg Buckeridge, by Michael Dahl - NPG 6521

Bainbrigg Buckeridge

by Michael Dahl
oil on canvas, 1696
On display in Room 8 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6521

Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG 3634

Sarah Churchill (née Jenyns (Jennings)), Duchess of Marlborough

after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
oil on canvas, (circa 1702)
On display in Room 8 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 3634

Sir Isaac Newton, by Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG 2881

Sir Isaac Newton

by Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
oil on canvas, feigned oval, 1702
On display in Room 8 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 2881

Queen Anne, by Michael Dahl - NPG 6187

Queen Anne

by Michael Dahl
oil on canvas, circa 1702
On display in Room 8 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6187

Sidney Godolphin, 1st Earl of Godolphin, by Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG 5719

Sidney Godolphin, 1st Earl of Godolphin

by Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
oil on canvas, circa 1705-1707
On display in Room 8 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5719

John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough, by Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG 902

John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough

by Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
oil on canvas, circa 1706
On display in Room 8 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 902

John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough, studio of John Michael Rysbrack - NPG 2005

John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough

studio of John Michael Rysbrack
marble bust, circa 1730
On display in Room 8 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 2005