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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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3822

Michael Dahl

by Michael Dahl
oil on canvas, 1691
NPG 3822

114

John Locke

by Michael Dahl
oil on canvas, circa 1696
On display in Room 8 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 114

5385

John Locke

by Michael Dahl
oil on canvas, 1696
On display at Lyme Park, Stockport
NPG 5385

6521

Bainbrigg Buckeridge

by Michael Dahl
oil on canvas, feigned oval, 1696
NPG 6521

1992

Sir George Rooke

studio of Michael Dahl
oil on canvas, (circa 1700-1705)
NPG 1992

797

Sir Cloudesley Shovell

by Michael Dahl
oil on canvas, circa 1702
NPG 797

6769

Sir George Rooke

by Michael Dahl
oil on canvas, circa 1703-1708
NPG 6769

4163

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland

by or after Michael Dahl
oil on canvas, circa 1705
On display in the Hall at Beningbrough Hall
NPG 4163

6187

Queen Anne

by Michael Dahl
oil on canvas, 1705
On display in Room 8 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6187

480

Sir John Pratt

possibly after Michael Dahl
oil on canvas, 1842-1847 (circa 1710)
On display at Royal Courts of Justice, London
NPG 480

78

James Butler, 2nd Duke of Ormonde

by or after Michael Dahl
oil on canvas, 1713
On display in Room 11 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 78

714

Joseph Addison

by Michael Dahl
oil on canvas, 1719
NPG 714

4132

Alexander Pope

studio of Michael Dahl
oil on canvas, circa 1727
NPG 4132

2614

Sir Watkin Williams Wynn, 3rd Bt

after Michael Dahl
oil on canvas, (circa 1729)
NPG 2614

872

Philip Yorke, 1st Earl of Hardwicke

studio of Michael Dahl
oil on canvas, circa 1737-1743
On display at Royal Courts of Justice, London
NPG 872

D31216

Greville Verney

by Robert Williams, published by John Smith, after Michael Dahl
mezzotint, circa 1680-1704 (circa 1689-1695)
NPG D31216

D11680

Greville Verney

by Robert Williams, published by John Smith, after Michael Dahl
mezzotint, circa 1680-1704 (circa 1689-1695)
NPG D11680

D15445

Charles Mordaunt, 3rd Earl of Peterborough

by John Simon, published by Edward Cooper, after Michael Dahl
mezzotint, circa 1685-1693
NPG D15445