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Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

(1763-1827), Commander-in-Chief of the Army; son of George III

Sitter associated with 71 portraits
Famed as the 'The Grand Old Duke of York' Frederick was the second son of George III. He was Commander-in-Chief of the British Army, between 1798 and 1809. Unsuccessful in the field during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, he is better remembered for putting down corruption in the administration of the army. However, in 1809, he was dismissed from office after revelations that he and his mistress Mary Anne Clarke had been selling army commissions.

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Frederick, Duke of York and Albany, by J. Pass - NPG D10819

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

by J. Pass
stipple engraving, 1798 or after
NPG D10819

'L'assemblée nationale: - or - grand cooperation meeting at St Ann's Hill', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D13107

'L'assemblée nationale: - or - grand cooperation meeting at St Ann's Hill'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 18 June 1804
NPG D13107

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany, by Luigi Schiavonetti, after  François Hüet-Villiers - NPG D10823

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

by Luigi Schiavonetti, after François Hüet-Villiers
stipple engraving, published 1807
NPG D10823

'John Bull and the sinking-fund - a pretty scheme for reducing the taxes & paying-off the national debt!', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12885

'John Bull and the sinking-fund - a pretty scheme for reducing the taxes & paying-off the national debt!'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 23 February 1807
NPG D12885

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany, by Henry Richard Cook, after  William Haines - NPG D10824

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

by Henry Richard Cook, after William Haines
stipple engraving, published 1815
NPG D10824

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany, by Canton, published by  Richard Evans - NPG D8030

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

by Canton, published by Richard Evans
hand-coloured engraving, published May 1815
NPG D8030

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany, by Canton, published by  Richard Evans - NPG D8031

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

by Canton, published by Richard Evans
hand-coloured engraving, published May 1815
NPG D8031

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany, by Unknown artist - NPG D20178

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

by Unknown artist
stipple engraving, published circa 1815-1825
NPG D20178

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany, by William Thomas Fry, published by  James Jenkins, after  Simon de Koster - NPG D33223

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

by William Thomas Fry, published by James Jenkins, after Simon de Koster
stipple engraving and etching, published 1816
NPG D33223

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany, by Unknown artist - NPG D8028

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

by Unknown artist
mezzotint and stipple engraving, 1820s
NPG D8028

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany, by Henry Bone, after  Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG D17427

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

by Henry Bone, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, April 1821 (1813-1814)
NPG D17427

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany, by John Wright, after  John Jackson - NPG D10818

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

by John Wright, after John Jackson
stipple engraving, published 1822
NPG D10818

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany, by Samuel William Reynolds, and by  Samuel Cousins, after  John Jackson - NPG D8026

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

by Samuel William Reynolds, and by Samuel Cousins, after John Jackson
mezzotint, (1822)
NPG D8026

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany, by George Thomas Doo, published by  Hurst, Robinson & Co, after  Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG D33219

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

by George Thomas Doo, published by Hurst, Robinson & Co, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
line engraving, published 1824
NPG D33219

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany, by James Thomson (Thompson), published by  William Sams, after  Abraham Wivell - NPG D33221

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

by James Thomson (Thompson), published by William Sams, after Abraham Wivell
stipple engraving, published 1824
NPG D33221

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany, by Samuel William Reynolds, after  James Stephanoff - NPG D33225

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

by Samuel William Reynolds, after James Stephanoff
mezzotint, 1824
NPG D33225

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany, by Thomas Hodgetts, after  Andrew Geddes - NPG D33220

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

by Thomas Hodgetts, after Andrew Geddes
mezzotint, (1825)
NPG D33220

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany, by Thomas Goff Lupton, published by  William Sams, after  Abraham Wivell - NPG D33222

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

by Thomas Goff Lupton, published by William Sams, after Abraham Wivell
mezzotint, published 1825
NPG D33222

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany, by James Thomson (Thompson), after  John Jackson, and by  Walter Paton - NPG D33224

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

by James Thomson (Thompson), after John Jackson, and by Walter Paton
stipple engraving, 1825
NPG D33224

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany, by Edward Scriven, published by and after  George Atkinson - NPG D33226

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

by Edward Scriven, published by and after George Atkinson
aquatint, published 1825
NPG D33226

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