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Room 11 at the National Portrait Gallery

Royalty and Religion in the early 18th century

Room 11This room covers the reigns of George I and his son, George II, from 1714 to 1760, and represented in a full-length portrait and terracotta bust respectively and and marks the passing of the Stuarts to the House of Hanover. The displays in this room divide into three themes: Religion, including a portrait of John Wesley; Jacobites, including a portrait of Prince Charles Edward Stuart and Politics and Society.

Room introduction

12 portraits on display in Room 11 at the National Portrait Gallery

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Prince James Francis Edward Stuart, studio of Alexis Simon Belle - NPG 348

Prince James Francis Edward Stuart

studio of Alexis Simon Belle
oil on canvas, circa 1712
On display in Room 11 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 348

James Butler, 2nd Duke of Ormonde, by or after Michael Dahl - NPG 78

James Butler, 2nd Duke of Ormonde

by or after Michael Dahl
oil on canvas, 1713
On display in Room 11 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 78

King George I, by John Michael Rysbrack - NPG 4156

King George I

by John Michael Rysbrack
terracotta bust, circa 1720-1735
On display in Room 11 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4156

Thomas Bloodworth; Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales, by Bartholomew Dandridge - NPG 1164

Thomas Bloodworth; Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales

by Bartholomew Dandridge
oil on canvas, circa 1732
On display in Room 11 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1164

Ayuba Suleiman Diallo (Job ben Solomon), by William Hoare - NPG L245

Ayuba Suleiman Diallo (Job ben Solomon)

by William Hoare
oil on canvas, 1733
On display in Room 11 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG L245

Caroline Wilhelmina of Brandenburg-Ansbach, by Jacopo Amigoni - NPG 4332

Caroline Wilhelmina of Brandenburg-Ansbach

by Jacopo Amigoni
oil on canvas, 1735
On display in Room 11 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4332

Robert Walpole, 1st Earl of Orford, by John Michael Rysbrack - NPG 2126

Robert Walpole, 1st Earl of Orford

by John Michael Rysbrack
terracotta bust, 1738
On display in Room 11 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 2126

Prince Charles Edward Stuart, by Louis Gabriel Blanchet - NPG 5517

Prince Charles Edward Stuart

by Louis Gabriel Blanchet
oil on canvas, 1738
On display in Room 11 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5517

King George II, by Thomas Hudson - NPG 670

King George II

by Thomas Hudson
oil on canvas, 1744
On display in Room 11 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 670

Flora Macdonald, by Richard Wilson - NPG 5848

Flora Macdonald

by Richard Wilson
oil on canvas, 1747
On display in Room 11 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5848

Thomas Secker, after Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG 850

Thomas Secker

after Sir Joshua Reynolds
oil on canvas, (1764-1765)
On display in Room 11 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 850

John Wesley, by Nathaniel Hone - NPG 135

John Wesley

by Nathaniel Hone
oil on canvas, circa 1766
On display in Room 11 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 135