Kneller portrait dates from when Caroline of Ansbach was Princess of
Wales. George I became King in 1714, making her George Duke of Cornwall
and Prince of Wales, and died in 1727 making her George and herself King and
Caroline’s dress in this 1716 Kneller work closely resembles the
dress of Queens Anne and Mary in
previous royal portraits. Queen Caroline wears a curl above each eye in turn
of the century style.