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European Art
Artist: Sir Godfrey Kneller, British, 1646–1723

King George I of Great Britain and Ireland

1714

Oil on canvas

127.3 x 103.5 cm (50 1/8 x 40 3/4 in.) framed: 146.05 x 121.76 x 6.35 cm (57 1/2 x 47 15/16 x 2 1/2 in.)
Gift of Governor Elihu Yale
1718.1
Culture: 
British
Period: 
early 18th century
Classification: 
Paintings
Status: 
Not on view
Bibliography: 

Susan B. Matheson, Art for Yale: A History of the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2001), 3–4, fig. 1.

Romita Ray, “Going Global, Staying Local: Elihu Yale the Art Collector,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2012): 46, fig. 10.

Diana Scarisbrick and Benjamin Zucker, Elihu Yale: Merchant, Collector & Patron (London: Thames and Hudson, 2014), 138, fig. 67.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.

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