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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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D30804

Mary of Modena

by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, circa 1703
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D10654

Mary of Modena

by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1703
NPG D10654

D11523

Mary of Modena

by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1703
NPG D11523

D31090

Mary of Modena

published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1715-1724
NPG D31090

D7857

Mary of Modena

by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, circa 1715-1724
NPG D7857

D7858

Mary of Modena

by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, circa 1715-1724
NPG D7858

D7859

Mary of Modena

by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, circa 1715-1724
NPG D7859

D7860

Mary of Modena

by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, circa 1715-1724
NPG D7860

D7861

Mary of Modena

by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, circa 1715-1724
NPG D7861

D11919

Mary of Modena

published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1715-1724
NPG D11919

D32755

Mary of Modena; Prince James Francis Edward Stuart ('Mary Queen of James II quitting the Kingdom')

by James Stow, published by Robert Bowyer, after John Opie
line engraving, published 1796
NPG D32755

D21675

Mary of Modena

by Sir George Scharf, after John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
pencil, circa 1857-1895 (1703)
NPG D21675

D17883

Mary of Modena

by John Smith, published by Alexander Browne, after Nicolas de Largillière
mezzotint, 1686
NPG D17883

D17884

Mary of Modena

by John Smith, published by Alexander Browne, after Nicolas de Largillière
mezzotint, 1686
NPG D17884

D19613

Mary of Modena

by John Smith, published by Alexander Browne, after Nicolas de Largillière
mezzotint, 1686
NPG D19613

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