Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt(1646-1723), Portrait painter
Sitter associated with 30 portraits
Artist associated with 1680 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.
by Thomas Chambers (Chambars), after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
line engraving, published 1762
by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1716 (1696)