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Frederick, Duke of York and Albany (1763-1827), Son of George III; Commander-in-Chief of the Army

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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3308

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany; King George IV

by Thomas R. Poole
wax relief, 1795
On display in Room 17 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 3308

999

The Trial of Queen Caroline 1820

by Sir George Hayter
oil on canvas, 1820-1823
On display in Room 17 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 999

1563

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

by George Swendale, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
oil on millboard, 1829 (exhibited 1822)
NPG 1563

1615

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

after John Jackson
oil on canvas, feigned oval, (1822)
NPG 1615

2936

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

by Sir David Wilkie
oil on panel, 1823
On display in Room 17 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 2936

2921

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

by John De Veaux
wax medallion, circa 1832
NPG 2921

D33327

King George IV; Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

by James Watson, after Katharine Read
mezzotint, circa 1765-1770
NPG D33327

D33216

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

by Joseph Saunders, published by Walter Shropshire, after Richard Brompton
mezzotint, published 1774
NPG D33216

D33214

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

by Joseph Saunders, published by Walter Shropshire, after Richard Brompton
mezzotint, published 1774
NPG D33214

D33215

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

by Joseph Saunders, published by Walter Shropshire, after Richard Brompton
mezzotint, published 1774
NPG D33215

D33217

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

by Domenico Cunego, after Edward Francis Cunningham (Calze)
mezzotint, 1780s
NPG D33217

D13065

'The installation-supper, as given at the Pantheon, by the Knights of the Bath on the 26th of May, 1788

by James Gillray, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching, published 4 June 1788
NPG D13065

D10827

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

by Edmund Scott, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
stipple engraving, published 1789
NPG D10827

D12400

'Brunswick triumphant! or - the battle of the blood's, - pure, and contaminated'

by James Gillray, published by James Aitken
hand-coloured etching, published 23 May 1789
NPG D12400

D12401

'A scene on Tuesday the 26th of May between a prince - and - a poltron'

by James Gillray, published by James Aitken
hand-coloured etching, published 27 May 1789
NPG D12401