Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. http://www.oxforddnb.com/, http://www.oxforddnb.com/.
Sir Godfrey Kneller
Standard Name: Kneller, Sir Godfrey
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|Leisure and Society||Elizabeth Burnet||
Sir Godfrey Kneller painted EB 's portrait (now in the National Portrait Gallery ) in this same year.
|Leisure and Society||Mary Caesar||
MC (who was also painted by Kneller ) had herself painted by an unidentified artist in a striking red, white, and blue costume, apparently designed for the sport of archery.
Rumbold, Valerie. “The Jacobite vision of Mary Caesar”. Women, Writing, History, 1640-1740, edited by Isobel Grundy and Susan Wiseman, Batsford, 1992, pp. 178-98.
Rumbold, Valerie. Women’s Place in Pope’s World. Cambridge University Press, 1989.
|Leisure and Society||Frances Seymour, Countess of Hertford||
Sir Godfrey Kneller painted a portrait of the young Lady Hertford with a basket of flowers to reflect her interest in gardening.
Kennedy, Deborah. Poetic Sisters. Early Eighteenth-Century Women Poets. Bucknell University Press, 2013.
|Leisure and Society||Lady Rachel Russell||
LRR was often painted, both in youth and age. The original Dictionary of National Biography mentions many portraits; Schwoerer's biography reproduces five. A Kneller at Woburn is reproduced in most editions of her letters; another...
On her death the same leading publishing house at once re-issued the book in a second edition, with her name, a frontispiece featuring her portrait (engraved by M. Vandergucht after Kneller ), and a memoir...
|Residence||Lady Mary Wortley Montagu||
Her husband bought Savile House there in 1722, having apparently rented it from Sir Godfrey Kneller before that.
|Textual Features||Mary Caesar||
Her own meeting with the monarchy in the person of Queen Anne is handled with hyperbole: it was as Impossible for me Even to Attempt the Beauties of that Excellent Queens Mind, as for Kneller
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