616
616

PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION

Studio of Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt.
PORTRAIT OF KING GEORGE I (1660-1727), FULL LENGTH
Estimate
15,00020,000
JUMP TO LOT
616

PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION

Studio of Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt.
PORTRAIT OF KING GEORGE I (1660-1727), FULL LENGTH
Estimate
15,00020,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Fine Old Master & 19th Century European Art

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Studio of Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt.
LÜBECK 1642 - 1702 LONDON
PORTRAIT OF KING GEORGE I (1660-1727), FULL LENGTH

Provenance

Nelson Rockefeller (1908-1979), New York;
By whom given to the father of the present owner circa 1960;
Thence by descent.

Catalogue Note

This painting relates to a portrait Kneller did for the coronation of King George I in 1714. The best known version by the artist is preserved at the National Portrait Gallery in London (fig. 1, inv. no. NPG 5174). Similar designs to the present portrait by Kneller's studio are in the Hampton Court Palace, East Molesey (inv. no. 405892), National Portrait Gallery, London (inv. no. NPG 544), and Windslor Castle, Windslor (inv. no. 404390).

Fine Old Master & 19th Century European Art

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New York