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Kit-Cat portraits

Kit-Cat portraits

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Published by National Portrait Gallery in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[by Godfrey Kneller].
ContributionsKneller, Godfrey, Sir, 1646-1723., National Portrait Gallery (Great Britain)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14236886M

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The name originates from a famous series of portraits which were commissioned from Godfrey Kneller for members of the Kit-Cat Club, a Whig dining club. The Kit-Cat Club: Friends Who Imagined a Nation and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle.

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The Kit-cat Club portraits: paintings by Sir Godfrey Kneller, circa 43 Portraits in set These portraits are of a group of influential men pledged to uphold the 'Glorious Revolution' of and the Protestant succession. Sir Godfrey Kneller painted the Kit-cat portraits over a period of twenty years.

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Visitors to the National Portrait Gallery will sooner or later encounter Sir Godfrey Kneller's epic portrait sequence representing members of the Kit-Cat Club.

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any of a series of half-length portraits of members of the Kit-Cat Club that were painted by Sir Godfrey Kneller between andmeasure almost uniformly 28 × 36 inches (71 × 91 cm), characteristically portray the head, upper torso, and hands, and are now in the National Gallery, London.

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