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Mary of Modena (1658-1718), Queen of James II

Sitter associated with 55 portraits
Roman Catholic Queen of James II and only daughter of Alfonso IV, Duke of Modena, Mary intended to enter a convent until her marriage with James (1673). She then dedicated herself to the conversion of England, but her support of her husband's pro-Catholic policies made her unpopular. The fear of a Catholic succession to the throne, caused by the birth of their son James Francis Edward in 1688, led to the invitation of William of Orange to England.

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D8658

Mary of Modena

by Robert Williams, published by Edward Cooper, after William Wissing
mezzotint, circa 1685-1688
NPG D8658

D8659

Mary of Modena

after William Wissing
mezzotint, (circa 1685)
NPG D8659

D8660

Mary of Modena

by and published by Gerard Valck, after Sir Peter Lely
mezzotint, circa 1685-1688
NPG D8660

D18596

Mary of Modena

by Jacques Blondeau, after William Wissing
line engraving, (circa 1685)
NPG D18596

D45878

Mary of Modena

by John Smith, after Nicolas de Largillière
mezzotint, 1686
NPG D45878

D11524

Mary of Modena

by John Smith, published by Alexander Browne, after Nicolas de Largillière
mezzotint, 1686
NPG D11524

D13685

Mary of Modena

by John Smith, published by Alexander Browne, after Nicolas de Largillière
mezzotint, 1686
NPG D13685

D34720

Prince James Francis Edward Stuart; Mary of Modena

after Unknown artist
line engraving, circa 1688-1689
NPG D34720

D32748

Mary of Modena

by and published by Nicolas de Larmessin, after Nicolas de Largillière
line engraving, 1689 or after
NPG D32748

D34731

Mary of Modena

by Nicolas Arnoult, after Unknown artist
etching, 1689 or after
NPG D34731

D32654

Possibly Prince James Francis Edward Stuart; Mary of Modena

published by John Smith, after Unknown artist
mezzotint, 1690s
NPG D32654

D32756

Prince James Francis Edward Stuart; Mary of Modena

published by John Smith, after Unknown artist
mezzotint, early 1690s?
NPG D32756

D34722

Prince James Francis Edward Stuart; Mary of Modena

by Jacob Gole, after Unknown artist
mezzotint, 1690s
NPG D34722

D32753

Mary of Modena

by Jean Audran, after Adriaen van der Werff
line engraving, published 1697
NPG D32753

D30805

Mary of Modena

by Jean Audran, after Adriaen van der Werff
line engraving, published 1697
NPG D30805

D34726

Mary of Modena

by Jean Audran, after Adriaen van der Werff
line engraving, published 1697
NPG D34726

D7862

Mary of Modena

after Unknown artist
mezzotint, early 18th century
NPG D7862

D7863

Mary of Modena

after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, early 18th century
NPG D7863

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