painter from Germany active in the United Kingdom (1646-1723)
Sir Godfrey Kneller, 1st Baronet (August 8, 1646 – October 19, 1723) was the leading portrait painter in England during the late 17th and early 18th centuries, and was court painter to British monarchs from Charles II to George I.
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- Only God Almighty makes painters.
- A Dictionary of Quotations in Prose from American and Foreign Authors by By Anna L. Ward, published by T. Y. Crowell, 1889