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Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt

(1646-1723), Portrait painter

Sitter associated with 30 portraits
Artist associated with 1679 portraits
Portrait painter. German-born but Dutch trained, he settled in England in 1676. Kneller was the greatest master of the English baroque portrait. As Court painter to four sovereigns, he dominated English art for more than thirty years.

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Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, by Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG 3794

Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt

by Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
oil on canvas, feigned oval, 1685
NPG 3794

Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, possibly by Jean Cavalier - NPG 1740

Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt

possibly by Jean Cavalier
ivory medallion, circa 1690
On display in Room 6 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1740

Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, by Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG 3214

Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt

by Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
oil on canvas, circa 1706-1711
On display at Royal Military School of Music, London
NPG 3214

Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, possibly by Pieter Schenck, after  David van der Plas - NPG D15201

Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt

possibly by Pieter Schenck, after David van der Plas
mezzotint, circa 1675-1700
NPG D15201

Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, by Isaac Beckett, published by  John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D36898

Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt

by Isaac Beckett, published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1685-1688 (1685)
NPG D36898

Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, by Isaac Beckett, published by  John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D36899

Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt

by Isaac Beckett, published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1685-1688 (1685)
NPG D36899

Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, by Isaac Beckett, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D3498

Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt

by Isaac Beckett, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1685-1688 (1685)
NPG D3498

Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, by Isaac Beckett, published by  John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D11493

Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt

by Isaac Beckett, published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1685-1688 (1685)
NPG D11493

Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, by Pieter Schenck, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D3441

Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt

by Pieter Schenck, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, (circa 1688-1690)
NPG D3441

Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D11492

Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt

by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1694 (circa 1688-1690)
NPG D11492

Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, by Nathaniel Parr, after  Hubert-François Gravelot (né Bourguignon) - NPG D36902

Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt

by Nathaniel Parr, after Hubert-François Gravelot (né Bourguignon)
line engraving, early 18th century
NPG D36902

John Smith holding print by John Smith of Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D9001

John Smith holding print by John Smith of Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt

by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1716 (1696)
NPG D9001

John Smith holding print by John Smith of Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D6782

John Smith holding print by John Smith of Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt

by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1716 (1696)
NPG D6782

John Smith holding print by John Smith of Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D11491

John Smith holding print by John Smith of Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt

by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1716 (1696)
NPG D11491

Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, by John Faber Jr, printed and sold by  Robert Sayer, printed and sold by  John King, after  John Vanderbank, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D30410

Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt

by John Faber Jr, printed and sold by Robert Sayer, printed and sold by John King, after John Vanderbank, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, circa 1719-1725
NPG D30410

Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, by John Faber Jr, printed and sold by  Robert Sayer, printed and sold by  John King, after  John Vanderbank, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D36900

Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt

by John Faber Jr, printed and sold by Robert Sayer, printed and sold by John King, after John Vanderbank, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, circa 1719-1725
NPG D36900

Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, by John Faber Jr, after  John Vanderbank, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D3440

Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt

by John Faber Jr, after John Vanderbank, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, circa 1719-1725
NPG D3440

Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, by John Faber Jr, published by  John Cooper, after  John Vanderbank, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D36901

Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt

by John Faber Jr, published by John Cooper, after John Vanderbank, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, published 1727
NPG D36901

Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt; Gerard Hoet, by Jacobus Houbraken, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, and after  Unknown artist - NPG D17863

Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt; Gerard Hoet

by Jacobus Houbraken, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, and after Unknown artist
line engraving, mid 18th century
NPG D17863

Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt; Gerard Hoet, by Jacobus Houbraken, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, and after  Unknown artist - NPG D17864

Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt; Gerard Hoet

by Jacobus Houbraken, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, and after Unknown artist
line engraving, mid 18th century
NPG D17864

Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, by John Faber Jr, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D30409

Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt

by John Faber Jr, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1735 (circa 1706-1711)
NPG D30409

Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, by John Faber Jr, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D33091

Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt

by John Faber Jr, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1735 (circa 1706-1711)
NPG D33091

Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, by John Faber Jr, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D3439

Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt

by John Faber Jr, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1735 (circa 1706-1711)
NPG D3439

Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, by John Faber Jr, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D19209

Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt

by John Faber Jr, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1735 (circa 1706-1711)
NPG D19209

Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt and John Zacharias Kneller, by Thomas Chambers (Chambars), after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D30411

Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt and John Zacharias Kneller

by Thomas Chambers (Chambars), after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
line engraving, published 1762
NPG D30411

Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D30412

Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt

after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
etching, late 18th to early 19th century
NPG D30412

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Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt

by Isaac Beckett, published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1685-1688 (1685)
NPG D19603

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John Smith holding print by John Smith of Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt

by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1716 (1696)
NPG D1340

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Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt

by John Faber Jr, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1735 (circa 1706-1711)
NPG D19251

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