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Michael Dahl (1659-1743), Portrait painter

Sitter in 2 portraits
Artist associated with 167 portraits
Portrait painter. Dahl first came to England from Sweden in 1682 and was for many years Kneller's chief rival. He worked for the Duke of Somerset, painting the Petworth 'Beauties' in the late 1690s, and for Queen Anne and her husband, completing a set of Admirals, c.1702-8 (now at Greenwich).

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Michael Dahl

by Michael Dahl
oil on canvas, 1691
NPG 3822


'A Conversation of the Kings Arms'

by Gawen Hamilton
oil on canvas, 1735
On display in Room 10 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1384