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Unknown man, formerly known as Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt

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Unknown man, formerly known as Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, by Unknown artist, circa 1700 -NPG 1365 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Later Stuart Portraits Catalogue

Unknown man, formerly known as Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt

by Unknown artist
circa 1700
23 in. x 20 1/2 in. (584 mm x 521 mm)
NPG 1365

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Acquired as a portrait of Newton but identified as Kneller before 1914. Neither identity is sustainable.

Referenceback to top

Piper 1963
D. Piper, Catalogue of the Seventeenth Century Portraits in the National Portrait Gallery 1625-1714, 1963, p 192.

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C. F. Huth sale, Christie's, 19 March 1904, lot 75 as Newton by Walker, purchased.


This extended catalogue entry is from the National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: John Ingamells, National Portrait Gallery: Later Stuart Portraits 1685-1714, National Portrait Gallery, 2009, and is as published then. For the most up-to-date details on individual Collection works, we recommend reading the information provided in the Search the Collection results on this website in parallel with this text.

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