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Sir Godfrey Kneller

[German-born English Baroque Era Painter, 1646-1723]

• Also known as:  Gottfried Kneller
• Relationships: Studied under Ferdinand Bol and Carlo Maratta.
Kneller's students included Johann Boeckhorst.
• Subject matter:  Specializes in Portraits.
• Browse all:  German artists / British artists

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Original works by Sir Godfrey Kneller available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Portrait of Grinling Gibbons
Portrait of John Locke
, 1697

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum Databank, Vienna (in German)  

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)  

Notable SiteSir Godfrey Kneller at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City  

Notable SiteSir Godfrey Kneller at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Biography available, but no works viewable online

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Canada, Ottawa  

Notable SiteSir Godfrey Kneller at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
Great scans of Rijksmuseum paintings, from the 'Memory of the Netherlands' project

Notable SiteRijksmuseum Research Database, Amsterdam (in Dutch)  
2 works by Sir Godfrey Kneller online

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK
(Zoomable - look for the magnifying glass and the text "Magnify image")

Amsterdams Historisch Museum, Amsterdam (in Dutch)  

Christchurch Art Gallery / Te Puna O Waiwhetu, New Zealand

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
9 works by or related to the artist

Dulwich Picture Gallery, London, UK
Two Children, perhaps of the Howard Family

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, Scotland

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  
Portrait of a Young Man (Sir John Van Brugh?)

National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
Sir Thomas Aston

National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, UK
A total of 22 paintings online

National Museums Liverpool, UK
King Charles II, 1685

National Portrait Gallery, London, UK

Slovenská Národná Galéria (Slovak National Gallery), Bratislava, Slovakia

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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Tate Gallery, London, UK

The Huntington Library, California

Victoria and Albert Museum Catalogue, London, UK

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums

D'Outre Manche Database of British Art in French Public Collections

Flemish Art Collection Database, Belgium (in Dutch)  

UK National Inventory of Continental European Paintings (NICE)

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteSir Godfrey Kneller in the Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteSir Godfrey Kneller at CGFA  

Notable SiteSir Godfrey Kneller at The Athenaeum  

Notable SiteSir Godfrey Kneller in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

California State University WorldImages Database  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Sir Godfrey Kneller  
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Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

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