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Queen Anne

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Queen Anne, by Michael Dahl, circa 1702 -NPG 6187 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Later Stuart Portraits Catalogue

Queen Anne

by Michael Dahl
circa 1702
93 1/4 in. x 57 in. (2368 mm x 1448 mm)
NPG 6187

This portraitback to top

While the head and hands seem autograph, much of the detail is studio work, as is particularly apparent in the crown, orb and sceptre. Sold by the National Maritime Museum who already owned a later whole-length of the Queen by Dahl.
The 1937 National Maritime Museum catalogue stated the portrait was dated 1705, but no trace of this remains (or is otherwise recorded). There is a version at Belvoir [1] and a small copy in the Government Art Collection (3594). [2]

Footnotesback to top

1) Visible in the Belvoir Castle Guide, n.d., p 32.
2) Illus. The Public Catalogue Foundation, Government Art Collection, 2007, p 164.

Referenceback to top

National Maritime Museum, Catalogue, 1937, p 106, and Concise Catalogue of Oil Paintings, 1984, p 141.

Simon & Saywell (eds.) 2004
Complete Illustrated Catalogue, NPG, ed. J. Simon & D. Saywell, 2004, p 14.

Provenanceback to top

Anon. sale, Robinson & Fisher, 30 March 1933, lot 182, bought Sir James Caird and presented to the National Maritime Museum 1934 (BH2514/GH266), from whom purchased 1992.

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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