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King George I

4 of 52 portraits of King George I

King George I, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, (circa 1714) - NPG 488 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

King George I

after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
oil on copper, (circa 1714)
6 5/8 in. x 5 5/8 in. (168 mm x 143 mm) oval
Purchased, 1877
Primary Collection
NPG 488


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  • King George I (1660-1727), Reigned 1714-27. Sitter associated with 52 portraits.

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  • Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt (1646-1723), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 1673 portraits, Sitter associated with 30 portraits.

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A small copy showing the King with the collar of a Knight of the Garter over his coronation robes. 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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