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Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland

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Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland, by or after Michael Dahl, circa 1705 - NPG 4163 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland

by or after Michael Dahl
oil on canvas, circa 1705
49 1/2 in. x 40 1/2 in. (1257 mm x 1029 mm)
Purchased, 1960
Primary Collection
NPG 4163


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  • Michael Dahl (1659-1743), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 167 portraits, Sitter in 2 portraits.

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This is a version of a portrait by John Riley, showing the Prince dressed in ceremonial military costume and carrying a baton of command. He wears a mantle lined with ermine to signify his royal status, and the blue sash of the Order of the Garter, which was awarded to him by Charles II in 1684.

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