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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

by John Faber Jr, after Unknown artist
mezzotint, mid 18th century
NPG D9229


Queen Anne

by Robert Sheppard, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
line and stipple engraving, published 1732
NPG D32796


Queen Anne

by Jacobus Houbraken, published by John & Paul Knapton, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
line engraving, 1744
NPG D32797


Queen Anne

by William Grainger, after Samuel Wale
line engraving, late 18th century
NPG D11053


Queen Anne

by John Chapman, after Unknown artist
stipple engraving, published 1796
NPG D31364


Queen Anne

by John Chapman, after Unknown artist
stipple engraving printed in colours, published 1796
NPG D13555


Queen Anne when Princess

by Abraham Blooteling (Bloteling), after Sir Peter Lely
mezzotint, published 1678
NPG D18864


Queen Anne

by and published by Abraham Blooteling (Bloteling), after Sir Peter Lely
mezzotint, circa 1678
NPG D19633


Queen Anne when Princess of Denmark

by and published by Isaac Beckett, after William Wissing
mezzotint, 1683-1688
NPG D19097


Queen Anne

by John Simon, published by Edward Cooper, after Charles Boit
mezzotint, circa 1700-1725
NPG D19594


Queen Anne

by and published by John Simon, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, (1703)
NPG D19147


Queen Anne

by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, circa 1706
NPG D19284

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