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Kneller

[nel-er]
noun
  1. Sir Godfrey,1646–1723, English painter, born in Germany.
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Historical Examples of kneller

  • "It was always said that it was painted by Kneller," said Lady Amelia.

    Is He Popenjoy?

    Anthony Trollope

  • Kneller painted a portrait of him for the king, which is said to have been a good likeness.

  • His wife's portrait is placed in the drawing-room because it was painted by Kneller.

    Kenelm Chillingly, Complete

    Edward Bulwer-Lytton

  • These were both engraved by Robert White, and taken from paintings by Kneller.

  • Kneller was a German, born at Lubec, so that his English is to be read with a foreign accent.

    The Town

    Leigh Hunt


British Dictionary definitions for kneller

Kneller

noun
  1. Sir Godfrey. ?1646–1723, portrait painter at the English court, born in Germany
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