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Kneller, Sir Godfrey [formerly Gottfried Kniller], baronet

J. Douglas Stewart

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198662037
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/15710
Kneller, Sir Godfrey [formerly Gottfried Kniller], baronet

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Kneller, Sir Godfrey [formerly Gottfried Kniller], baronet (1646–1723), history and portrait painter, was born Gottfried Kniller (which name he used, together with Kneller, until well into his thirties) at Lübeck, north Germany, on 8 August 1646, the third son of Zacharias Kniller (1611–1675)...

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Subjects: Drawing and Pastels ; Painting

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