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Prince George of Denmark (1653–1708)

Photo credit: English Heritage, Walmer Castle

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This half-length portrait is of HRH Prince George of Denmark and Norway, the Duke of Cumberland (1653–1708). The husband of Queen Ann of England, he was Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports from 1702 to 1708. He is shown facing to the left and wearing a breastplate, over which is the blue sash of the Order of the Garter. He also wears a white linen cravat and a brown full-bottomed wig. Painted by Michael Dahl I, a Swedish born painter who worked in London for most of his life.

English Heritage, Walmer Castle

Deal

  • Date

    1705

  • Medium

    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    95 x 62.5 cm

  • Accession number

    88215507

  • Acquisition method

    part of the Heirloom Collection, acquired by previous Lord Wardens at Walmer Castle and retained within the Collection

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