studio of Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
oil on canvas, based on a work of circa 1677
29 3/4 in. x 25 in. (756 mm x 635 mm)
Bequeathed by Iris Harriet Wilson (née Dashwood), 1978
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- Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt (1646-1723), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 1680 portraits, Sitter associated with 30 portraits.
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Current affairsSpeech by George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham, arguing that the prolonged prorogation of the Cavalier Parliament rendered it dissolved, sends him and three others, including Philip Wharton, Baron Wharton, to the Tower.
Stadtholder, Prince William of Orange, marries Mary, daughter of James, Duke of York and Anne Hyde.