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Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland (1653-1708), Consort of Queen Anne; son of King Frederick III of Denmark and Norway and Sophie Amalie of Brunswick-Luneburg

Sitter in 34 portraits
The second son of Frederick III, King of Demark, George married Princess Anne in 1683. There was not much affection for George in England: he was widely held to be lazy, incompetent, hypocritical, and to speak poor English. Anne became Queen of England in 1702, but George was not made King. He was given charge of the Admiralty but had little skill. This was made worse by the chronic asthma which eventually killed him.

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4163

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland

by or after Michael Dahl
oil on canvas, circa 1705
On display in the Hall at Beningbrough Hall
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D30814

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland

by David Loggan
line engraving, late 17th century
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D30816

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland

after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
line engraving, late 17th to early 18th century
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D32798

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland

by Pieter Stevens van Gunst, published by Matthys van Marebeck (Marrebech), after Unknown artist
line engraving, published 1680s-1690s
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D32800

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland

by and published by Peter Vanderbank (Vandrebanc), and published by Christopher Browne, after Unknown artist
line engraving, circa 1683-1697
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D31059

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland

by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, circa 1683-1729
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D7781

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland

by Isaac Beckett, after William Wissing
mezzotint, (circa 1683)
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D11926

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland

published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, circa 1683-1729
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D9250

The Royal Family

by Bernard Lens (II)
mezzotint, 1689-1702
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D31080

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland and Queen Anne

by Bernard Lens (II), after Unknown artist, published by Edward Cooper
mezzotint, 1689-1702
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D7754

The Royal Family

by Bernard Lens (II)
mezzotint, 1689-1702
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D31372

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland

by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1692 (circa 1690)
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D11534

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland

by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1692 (circa 1690)
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D7785

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland

by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1692 (circa 1690)
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D31081

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland

after Unknown artist
line engraving, 18th century
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D7784

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland

by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1702
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D17875

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland

by Pieter Schenck, after Unknown artist
mezzotint, circa 1702-1708
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D17876

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland

by Pieter Stevens van Gunst, after Unknown artist
line engraving, published circa 1702-1714
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D1334

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland

by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, (1704)
On display in Room 7 at the National Portrait Gallery
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D31082

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland

by Pieter Schenck, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1705
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D7782

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland

by Pieter Schenck, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1705
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D7783

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland

by John Simon, after Michael Dahl
mezzotint, (circa 1705)
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D11533

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland

by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1706 (1704)
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D11925

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland

by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1706
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D30815

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland

after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
line engraving, mid 18th century
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D17877

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland

by Robert Sheppard, after Robert White
line engraving, published 1733
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D32799

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland

by Jacobus Houbraken, published by John & Paul Knapton, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
line engraving, 1745
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D7786

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland

published by Bowles & Carver, after Jacob Huysmans
mezzotint, after 1793
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D20450

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland

by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1692 (circa 1690)
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D18901

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland

by John Simon, sold by Edward Cooper, after Michael Dahl
mezzotint, circa 1700-1725
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D19585

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland

by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1706
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D20319

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland

by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1706 (1704)
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