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Queen Anne

(1665-1714), Reigned 1702-14

Sitter associated with 73 portraits
Reigned 1702-14. Anne was the second daughter of James, Duke of York (later James II), and Anne Hyde. In 1683 she married Prince George of Denmark; she had eighteen pregnancies but none of her children survived childhood. Anne was intimate with and dependent on Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough, whose husband, the Duke, controlled the war against France. However, she dismissed the Marlboroughs in 1711, largely because of her sympathy with Tory opposition to the Duke's conduct of the war. The most important constitutional landmark of her reign was the Act of Union with Scotland in 1707.

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Queen Anne, by Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG 1616

Queen Anne

by Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
oil on canvas, circa 1690
NPG 1616

Queen Anne; William, Duke of Gloucester, studio of Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG 5227

Queen Anne; William, Duke of Gloucester

studio of Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
oil on canvas, (circa 1694)
On display at Kensington Palace, London
NPG 5227

Queen Anne; William, Duke of Gloucester, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG 325

Queen Anne; William, Duke of Gloucester

after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
oil on canvas, (circa 1694)
On display in the Hall at Beningbrough Hall
NPG 325

Unknown woman, formerly known as Queen Anne, by Unknown artist - NPG 1674

Unknown woman, formerly known as Queen Anne

by Unknown artist
oil on canvas, early 18th century
NPG 1674

Queen Anne, by Charles Boit - NPG 6282

Queen Anne

by Charles Boit
enamel on copper, circa 1705
On display in Room 7 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6282

Queen Anne, by Michael Dahl - NPG 6187

Queen Anne

by Michael Dahl
oil on canvas, 1705
On display in Room 8 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6187

Queen Anne when Princess, after Unknown artist - NPG D30812

Queen Anne when Princess

after Unknown artist
mezzotint, late 17th century
NPG D30812

Queen Anne when Princess, by Edward Cooper, after  Unknown artist, published by  John Smith - NPG D30813

Queen Anne when Princess

by Edward Cooper, after Unknown artist, published by John Smith
mezzotint, late 17th to early 18th century
NPG D30813

Queen Anne, published by Nicolaes Visscher II - NPG D20196

Queen Anne

published by Nicolaes Visscher II
line engraving, circa 1675-1700
NPG D20196

Queen Anne when Princess, published by Richard Tompson, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D9231

Queen Anne when Princess

published by Richard Tompson, after Sir Peter Lely
mezzotint, 1678-1679 (circa 1678)
NPG D9231

Queen Anne when Princess, published by Richard Tompson, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D7779

Queen Anne when Princess

published by Richard Tompson, after Sir Peter Lely
mezzotint, 1678-1679
NPG D7779

Queen Anne when Princess, by Abraham Blooteling (Bloteling), after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D11051

Queen Anne when Princess

by Abraham Blooteling (Bloteling), after Sir Peter Lely
mezzotint, published 1678
NPG D11051

Queen Anne when Princess of Denmark, by Robert Williams, published by  John Smith - NPG D11967

Queen Anne when Princess of Denmark

by Robert Williams, published by John Smith
mezzotint, circa 1680-1704
NPG D11967

Queen Anne when Princess of Denmark, by Isaac Beckett, published by  Edward Cooper, after  William Wissing - NPG D11627

Queen Anne when Princess of Denmark

by Isaac Beckett, published by Edward Cooper, after William Wissing
mezzotint, 1683-1688
NPG D11627

Queen Anne when Princess of Denmark, by Robert Williams, published by  Edward Cooper, after  William Wissing - NPG D19449

Queen Anne when Princess of Denmark

by Robert Williams, published by Edward Cooper, after William Wissing
mezzotint, circa 1683-1686
NPG D19449

Queen Anne, by Peter Vanderbank (Vandrebanc), possibly after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D19644

Queen Anne

by Peter Vanderbank (Vandrebanc), possibly after Sir Peter Lely
line engraving, 1684
NPG D19644

Queen Anne when Princess of Denmark, by John Smith, after  William Wissing, after  Jan van der Vaart - NPG D32794

Queen Anne when Princess of Denmark

by John Smith, after William Wissing, after Jan van der Vaart
mezzotint, 1687
NPG D32794

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