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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 F. Vincent, after H. Brock
mezzotint and stipple engraving, 22 May 1825
NPG D8027


Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

by Samuel William Reynolds, by Samuel Cousins, published by William Sams, after John Jackson
mezzotint, published 1825
NPG D8066


Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

by Henry Edward Dawe
mezzotint, probably 1827
NPG D10825


Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

by John Charles Bromley, after Robert Bowyer
mezzotint, published 1828 (1821)
NPG D33218


Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

by and published by Samuel William Reynolds, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1835
NPG D15012


Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

by Samuel William Reynolds, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, 1835
NPG D8020


King George IV; Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

by Robert Laurie, published by Robert Sayer
mezzotint, published 10 January 1772
NPG D14965


Characters in the New Piece Now Performing at the Theatre Royal Cotten Garden 1820

published by John Marshall Jr
hand-coloured etching, published 6 November 1820
NPG D46025a


Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

by George Thomas Doo, published by Hurst, Robinson & Co, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
line engraving, published December 1824
NPG D19899

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