Kniller, Gottfried von

Kniller, Gottfried von:

see Kneller, Sir GodfreyKneller, Sir Godfrey
or Gottfried von Kniller
, 1646–1723, English portrait painter, b. Germany. After study in Amsterdam, Rome, and Venice, he settled in England in 1675, achieving success in fashionable circles and at court, where he was named principal painter
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