Princess Sophia, Electress of Hanover

1 portrait on display in Room 5 at the National Portrait Gallery

Princess Sophia, Electress of Hanover, by 'F.M.R.', 1648 - NPG 4520 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Princess Sophia, Electress of Hanover

by 'F.M.R.'
marble bust, 1648
29 in. (737 mm) high
Purchased, 1967
Primary Collection
NPG 4520


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  • 'F.M.R.' (active 1648). Artist of 1 portrait.

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By an assistant of François Dieussart (d.1661), inscribed on the back, F.M.R.F., perhaps the initials of the sculptor. The inscription translates as: The Most Serene Princess Sophia of the Palatine, Daughter of Frederick King of Bohemia, AD 1648, aged 17.

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