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King George II when Prince of Wales

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King George II when Prince of Wales, by and published by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, 1717-1727 - NPG D11936 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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King George II when Prince of Wales

by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1717-1727
7 7/8 in. x 5 7/8 in. (201 mm x 150 mm) plate size, small margins
Purchased, 1944
Reference Collection
NPG D11936


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Sitterback to top

  • King George II (1683-1760), Reigned 1727-60. Sitter associated with 56 portraits.

Artistsback to top

  • Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt (1646-1723), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 1667 portraits, Sitter associated with 30 portraits.
  • John Smith (1652-1743), Engraver. Artist associated with 1178 portraits, Sitter in 4 portraits.

Related worksback to top

  • NPG D10756: King George II when Prince of Wales (reduced version)
  • NPG D11638: King George II when Prince of Wales (reduced version)
  • NPG D7907: King George II when Prince of Wales (impression from same plate as)
  • NPG D11933: King George II when Prince of Wales (impression from same plate as)
  • NPG D11935: Caroline Wilhelmina of Brandenburg-Ansbach when Princess of Wales (companion portrait)