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Caroline Wilhelmina of Brandenburg-Ansbach

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Caroline Wilhelmina of Brandenburg-Ansbach, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, (1716) - NPG 529 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Caroline Wilhelmina of Brandenburg-Ansbach

after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
oil on canvas, (1716)
38 3/8 in. x 24 3/8 in. (975 mm x 619 mm)
Transferred from British Museum, 1879
Primary Collection
NPG 529


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  • Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt (1646-1723), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 1667 portraits, Sitter associated with 30 portraits.

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This is a copy of a portrait made by Sir Godfrey Kneller in 1716, now at Buckingham Palace. Caroline wear robes of state and rests her hand on her crown as Princess of Wales. She would become Queen in 1727 on the death of her father-in-law, George I. More detailed information on this portrait is available in a National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue, John Kerslake's Early Georgian Portraits (1977, out of print).

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