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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-Lüneburg

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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Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland, by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG 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
NPG D1334

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland, by Pieter Schenck, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D31082

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland

by Pieter Schenck, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1705
NPG D31082

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland, by Pieter Schenck, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D7782

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland

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

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland, by John Simon, after  Michael Dahl - NPG D7783

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland

by John Simon, after Michael Dahl
mezzotint, (circa 1705)
NPG D7783

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland, by and published by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D11533

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland

by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1706 (1704)
NPG D11533

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland, by and published by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D11925

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland

by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1706
NPG D11925

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D30815

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland

after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
line engraving, mid 18th century
NPG D30815

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland, by Robert Sheppard, after  Robert White - NPG D17877

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland

by Robert Sheppard, after Robert White
line engraving, published 1733
NPG D17877

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland, by Jacobus Houbraken, published by  John & Paul Knapton, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D32799

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland

by Jacobus Houbraken, published by John & Paul Knapton, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
line engraving, 1745
NPG D32799

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland, published by Bowles & Carver, after  Jacob Huysmans - NPG D7786

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland

published by Bowles & Carver, after Jacob Huysmans
mezzotint, after 1793
NPG D7786

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Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland

by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1692 (circa 1690)
NPG D20450

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Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland

by John Simon, sold by Edward Cooper, after Michael Dahl
mezzotint, circa 1700-1725
NPG D18901

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Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland

by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1706
NPG D19585

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Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland

by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1706 (1704)
NPG D20319

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