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Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland (1653-1708), Consort of Queen Anne; son of King Frederick III of Denmark and Norway and Sophie Amalie of Brunswick-Lüneburg

Sitter in 34 portraits
The second son of Frederick III, King of Demark, George married Princess Anne in 1683. There was not much affection for George in England: he was widely held to be lazy, incompetent, hypocritical, and to speak poor English. Anne became Queen of England in 1702, but George was not made King. He was given charge of the Admiralty but had little skill. This was made worse by the chronic asthma which eventually killed him.

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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

D30814

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland

by David Loggan
line engraving, late 17th century
NPG D30814

D30816

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland

after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
line engraving, late 17th to early 18th century
NPG D30816

D32798

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland

by Pieter Stevens van Gunst, published by Matthys van Marebeck (Marrebech), after Unknown artist
line engraving, published 1680s-1690s
NPG D32798

D32800

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland

by and published by Peter Vanderbank (Vandrebanc), and published by Christopher Browne, after Unknown artist
line engraving, circa 1683-1697
NPG D32800

D31059

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland

by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, circa 1683-1729
NPG D31059

D7781

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland

by Isaac Beckett, after William Wissing
mezzotint, (circa 1683)
NPG D7781

D11926

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland

published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, circa 1683-1729
NPG D11926

D9250

The Royal Family

by Bernard Lens (II)
mezzotint, 1689-1702
NPG D9250

D31080

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland and Queen Anne

by Bernard Lens (II), after Unknown artist, published by Edward Cooper
mezzotint, 1689-1702
NPG D31080

D7754

The Royal Family

by Bernard Lens (II)
mezzotint, 1689-1702
NPG D7754

D31372

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland

by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1692 (circa 1690)
NPG D31372

D11534

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland

by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1692 (circa 1690)
NPG D11534

D7785

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland

by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1692 (circa 1690)
NPG D7785

D31081

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland

after Unknown artist
line engraving, 18th century
NPG D31081

D7784

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland

by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1702
NPG D7784

D17875

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland

by Pieter Schenck, after Unknown artist
mezzotint, circa 1702-1708
NPG D17875

D17876

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland

by Pieter Stevens van Gunst, after Unknown artist
line engraving, published circa 1702-1714
NPG D17876

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