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Queen Mary II

(1662-1694), Reigned with William III 1689-94

Sitter associated with 93 portraits
The eldest daughter of James, Duke of York, later James II, and Anne Hyde. Mary married the Dutch prince William of Orange at Whitehall in 1677, and returned with him to The Netherlands. In the dilemma of the 1688 Revolution she supported her husband and Protestantism rather than her Catholic father, and was invited to return to England in 1689 to share the monarchy with William. She proved a wise and effective ruler, especially during William's absences at war, and her many charitable schemes included the William and Mary Missionary College, Williamsburg, Virginia.

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Queen Mary II, by Sir Peter Lely - NPG 6214

Queen Mary II

by Sir Peter Lely
oil on canvas, 1677
On display in Room 8 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6214

Queen Mary II, by Jan Verkolje - NPG 606

Queen Mary II

by Jan Verkolje
oil on canvas, 1685
NPG 606

Queen Mary II, attributed to Jan van der Vaart - NPG 197

Queen Mary II

attributed to Jan van der Vaart
oil on canvas, circa 1692-1694
NPG 197

Queen Mary II, by Wallerant Vaillant - NPG D19321

Queen Mary II

by Wallerant Vaillant
mezzotint, circa 1650-1675
NPG D19321

Queen Mary II, published by Richard Tompson, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D29324

Queen Mary II

published by Richard Tompson, after Sir Peter Lely
mezzotint, late 17th century
NPG D29324

Queen Mary II, by Abraham Blooteling (Bloteling), after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D29330

Queen Mary II

by Abraham Blooteling (Bloteling), after Sir Peter Lely
mezzotint, late 17th century
NPG D29330

Queen Mary II, by and published by Jacob Gole - NPG D31068

Queen Mary II

by and published by Jacob Gole
mezzotint, late 17th to early 18th century
NPG D31068

Queen Mary II, published by Nicolaes Visscher II - NPG D31073

Queen Mary II

published by Nicolaes Visscher II
mezzotint, late 17th century
NPG D31073

Queen Mary II, by Jacob Gole - NPG D10666

Queen Mary II

by Jacob Gole
mezzotint, probably late 17th century
NPG D10666

Queen Mary II, by John Griffier, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D3446

Queen Mary II

by John Griffier, after Sir Peter Lely
mezzotint, (1670s)
NPG D3446

Queen Mary II, by Pieter Schenck - NPG D7761

Queen Mary II

by Pieter Schenck
mezzotint, published circa 1675-1700
NPG D7761

Queen Mary II; King William III, by Wallerant Vaillant, after  Unknown artist - NPG D9227

Queen Mary II; King William III

by Wallerant Vaillant, after Unknown artist
mezzotint, 1677
NPG D9227

Queen Mary II; King William III, by Wallerant Vaillant, after  Unknown artist - NPG D31078

Queen Mary II; King William III

by Wallerant Vaillant, after Unknown artist
mezzotint, 1677
NPG D31078

Queen Mary II, by Gerard Valck, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D29331

Queen Mary II

by Gerard Valck, after Sir Peter Lely
mezzotint, 1678
NPG D29331

Queen Mary II when Princess of Orange, published by Richard Tompson, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D13140

Queen Mary II when Princess of Orange

published by Richard Tompson, after Sir Peter Lely
mezzotint, 1678-1679
NPG D13140

Queen Mary II when Princess of Orange, published by Richard Tompson, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D20351

Queen Mary II when Princess of Orange

published by Richard Tompson, after Sir Peter Lely
mezzotint, 1678-1679
NPG D20351

Queen Mary II when Princess of Orange, after Isaac Beckett, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D42302

Queen Mary II when Princess of Orange

after Isaac Beckett, after Sir Peter Lely
etching and line engraving, 1680s
NPG D42302

Queen Mary II, by Philibert or Filibert Bouttats, published by  Nicolaes Visscher II, after  David van der Plas - NPG D42304

Queen Mary II

by Philibert or Filibert Bouttats, published by Nicolaes Visscher II, after David van der Plas
line engraving, circa 1680-1683
NPG D42304

Queen Mary II, after Sir Peter Lely - NPG D42305

Queen Mary II

after Sir Peter Lely
line engraving, 1680s
NPG D42305

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