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Queen Anne

(1665-1714), Reigned 1702-14

Sitter associated with 72 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, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D21273

Queen Anne

after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
line engraving, circa 1702-1714
NPG D21273

Queen Anne, by Michael Vandergucht, after  Charles Boit - NPG D21270

Queen Anne

by Michael Vandergucht, after Charles Boit
line engraving, circa 1702-1714
NPG D21270

Queen Anne, by Michael Vandergucht, after  Charles Boit - NPG D21271

Queen Anne

by Michael Vandergucht, after Charles Boit
line engraving, circa 1702-1714
NPG D21271

Queen Anne, by Étienne Jehandier Desrochers, after  Unknown artist - NPG D21274

Queen Anne

by Étienne Jehandier Desrochers, after Unknown artist
line and stipple engraving, circa 1702-1714
NPG D21274

Queen Anne, by and published by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D32795

Queen Anne

by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, circa 1702-1714
NPG D32795

Queen Anne, by and published by Jacob Gole, after  Unknown artist - NPG D34728

Queen Anne

by and published by Jacob Gole, after Unknown artist
mezzotint, circa 1702-1710
NPG D34728

Queen Anne, by Jacob Gole, after  William Wissing - NPG D7780

Queen Anne

by Jacob Gole, after William Wissing
mezzotint, 1702 or after
NPG D7780

Queen Anne, by John Faber Jr, after  John Closterman - NPG D11047

Queen Anne

by John Faber Jr, after John Closterman
mezzotint, 1702 or after
NPG D11047

Queen Anne, after Unknown artist - NPG D11050

Queen Anne

after Unknown artist
line engraving, 1702 or before
NPG D11050

Queen Anne, by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D7769

Queen Anne

by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1706
NPG D7769

Queen Anne, by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D11048

Queen Anne

by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1706
NPG D11048

Queen Anne, by and published by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D11532

Queen Anne

by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1706 (1703)
NPG D11532

Queen Anne, published by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D11920

Queen Anne

published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1706 (1703)
NPG D11920

Queen Anne, by Robert Spofforth, after  John Croker - NPG D21276

Queen Anne

by Robert Spofforth, after John Croker
line engraving, circa 1707
NPG D21276

Queen Anne, by George Vertue, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D11052

Queen Anne

by George Vertue, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
line engraving, 1707 or after
NPG D11052

House of Stuart, by Unknown engraver, sold by  Charles Price, after  Sir Anthony van Dyck, and after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D19756

House of Stuart

by Unknown engraver, sold by Charles Price, after Sir Anthony van Dyck, and after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
engraving, after 1713
NPG D19756

Queen Anne, by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D9230

Queen Anne

by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1715-1724
NPG D9230

Queen Anne, by and published by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D11921

Queen Anne

by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1715-1724
NPG D11921

Queen Anne, by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D7770

Queen Anne

by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1715-1724
NPG D7770

The Sovereigns of England, part 2, by John Carwitham, printed and published by  Richard Caldwell, after  Unknown artist - NPG D34142

The Sovereigns of England, part 2

by John Carwitham, printed and published by Richard Caldwell, after Unknown artist
mezzotint, circa 1723-1741
NPG D34142

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