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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 70 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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D8027

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

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

D8066

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

D10825

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

by Henry Edward Dawe
mezzotint, probably 1827
NPG D10825

D33218

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

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

D15012

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

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

D8020

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

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

D14965

King George IV; Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

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

D19899

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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