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489 Portraits in set:

John Smith mezzotints, 1683-1729

486 mezzotints by John Smith, many after portraits by Sir Godfrey Kneller. Smith was the leading exponent of mezzotint production in Britain during the late 17th century and this set, bound in 3 volumes, is believed to have been assembled by him towards the end of his career for sale to a collector.

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Head, possibly published by John Smith - NPG D11844

Head

possibly published by John Smith
mezzotint, 17th century
NPG D11844

Head, published by William Vincent - NPG D11845

Head

published by William Vincent
mezzotint, 17th century
NPG D11845

Flight into Egypt, by William Vincent, possibly published by  John Smith - NPG D11889

Flight into Egypt

by William Vincent, possibly published by John Smith
mezzotint, 17th century
NPG D11889

Algernon Sidney, probably by Edward Lutterell (Luttrell), after  Justus van Egmont - NPG D11958

Algernon Sidney

probably by Edward Lutterell (Luttrell), after Justus van Egmont
mezzotint, (1663)
NPG D11958

Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 1st Earl of Shaftesbury, by Edward Lutterell (Luttrell), published by  John Smith, after  John Greenhill - NPG D11961

Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 1st Earl of Shaftesbury

by Edward Lutterell (Luttrell), published by John Smith, after John Greenhill
mezzotint, (circa 1672-1673)
NPG D11961

Abraham Simon, by Abraham Blooteling (Bloteling), after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D11902

Abraham Simon

by Abraham Blooteling (Bloteling), after Sir Peter Lely
mezzotint, circa 1673-1690
NPG D11902

Thomas Killigrew, by Jan van der Vaart, published by  John Smith, after  William Wissing - NPG D11949

Thomas Killigrew

by Jan van der Vaart, published by John Smith, after William Wissing
mezzotint, circa 1674-1686
NPG D11949

John Maitland, Duke of Lauderdale; Elizabeth Murray, Duchess of Lauderdale and Countess of Dysart, by Robert Williams, published by  Richard Tompson, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D11673

John Maitland, Duke of Lauderdale; Elizabeth Murray, Duchess of Lauderdale and Countess of Dysart

by Robert Williams, published by Richard Tompson, after Sir Peter Lely
mezzotint, 1678-1679
NPG D11673

Elizabeth Montagu (née Wriothesley), Countess of Montagu when Countess of Northumberland, by Isaac Beckett, published by  Alexander Browne, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D11626

Elizabeth Montagu (née Wriothesley), Countess of Montagu when Countess of Northumberland

by Isaac Beckett, published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
mezzotint, circa 1680-1684
NPG D11626

Cupid and Psyche, by Isaac Beckett, published by  John Smith, after  Alessandro Turchi - NPG D11729

Cupid and Psyche

by Isaac Beckett, published by John Smith, after Alessandro Turchi
mezzotint, circa 1680-4
NPG D11729

Diana resting near a fountain, by Robert Robinson, published by  John Smith, after  Pietro da Cortona - NPG D11732

Diana resting near a fountain

by Robert Robinson, published by John Smith, after Pietro da Cortona
mezzotint, 1680-1700
NPG D11732

Naked woman with head of a bear, possibly published by John Smith, after  Unknown artist - NPG D11734

Naked woman with head of a bear

possibly published by John Smith, after Unknown artist
mezzotint, 1680-1690
NPG D11734

Andromeda, published by John Smith, after  Marcellus Laroon - NPG D11736

Andromeda

published by John Smith, after Marcellus Laroon
mezzotint, 1680-1700
NPG D11736

Tobias and the Angel, by and published by Bernard Lens (II), printed and sold by  John King, after  Jacob Symonsz. Pynas (Pinas) - NPG D11740

Tobias and the Angel

by and published by Bernard Lens (II), printed and sold by John King, after Jacob Symonsz. Pynas (Pinas)
mezzotint, 1680-1700
NPG D11740

Daniel in the Lions Den, published by John Smith, after  Dirck Barendsz - NPG D11744

Daniel in the Lions Den

published by John Smith, after Dirck Barendsz
mezzotint, 1680-1700
NPG D11744

Daniel in the Lions Den, published by John Smith - NPG D11745

Daniel in the Lions Den

published by John Smith
mezzotint, 1680-1700
NPG D11745

Love, Hope and Beauty, published by John Smith, after  Simon Vouet - NPG D11749

Love, Hope and Beauty

published by John Smith, after Simon Vouet
mezzotint, 1680-1690
NPG D11749

Woman playing a pipe in a tavern, published by John Smith, after  David Teniers Jr - NPG D11752

Woman playing a pipe in a tavern

published by John Smith, after David Teniers Jr
mezzotint, circa 1680-1700
NPG D11752

Cupid grinding his arrows, published by John Smith, after  Francesco Albani - NPG D11759

Cupid grinding his arrows

published by John Smith, after Francesco Albani
mezzotint, 1680-1700
NPG D11759

James Laroche ('O Rare show'), published by John Smith, after  Egbert van Heemskerck the Elder - NPG D11761

James Laroche ('O Rare show')

published by John Smith, after Egbert van Heemskerck the Elder
mezzotint, 1680-1700
NPG D11761

Pyramus and Thisbe, published by John Smith - NPG D11763

Pyramus and Thisbe

published by John Smith
mezzotint, 1680-1700
NPG D11763

Virgin and Child with angels playing instruments, published by John Smith, after  Sir Anthony van Dyck - NPG D11764

Virgin and Child with angels playing instruments

published by John Smith, after Sir Anthony van Dyck
mezzotint, 1680-1700
NPG D11764

Christ as a Child lying with a cross, crown of thorns and nails, published by John Smith, after  Nicolas Pierre Loir (Loyr) - NPG D11765

Christ as a Child lying with a cross, crown of thorns and nails

published by John Smith, after Nicolas Pierre Loir (Loyr)
mezzotint, 1680-1700
NPG D11765

Vanitas (still-life with skull), by Robert Robinson, published by  John Smith - NPG D11770

Vanitas (still-life with skull)

by Robert Robinson, published by John Smith
mezzotint, 1680-1700
NPG D11770

Shepherd piping by a fountain, by Robert Robinson, published by  John Smith - NPG D11794

Shepherd piping by a fountain

by Robert Robinson, published by John Smith
mezzotint, 1680-1700
NPG D11794

Henry Compton, by Isaac Beckett, published by  John Smith, after  John Riley - NPG D11588

Henry Compton

by Isaac Beckett, published by John Smith, after John Riley
mezzotint, (circa 1680-1685)
NPG D11588

Still Life with Tankard, Wine Flask and Fruit, by Robert Robinson, published by  John Smith - NPG D11815

Still Life with Tankard, Wine Flask and Fruit

by Robert Robinson, published by John Smith
mezzotint, 1680-1700
NPG D11815

Huntsman and Greyhounds, by Robert Robinson, published by  John Smith - NPG D11816

Huntsman and Greyhounds

by Robert Robinson, published by John Smith
mezzotint, 1680-1700
NPG D11816

A Greyhound, possibly published by John Smith, after  Jan Verkolje - NPG D11836

A Greyhound

possibly published by John Smith, after Jan Verkolje
mezzotint, 1680
NPG D11836

The Huntsman, by Robert Robinson, published by  John Smith - NPG D11842

The Huntsman

by Robert Robinson, published by John Smith
mezzotint, 1680-1700
NPG D11842

Queen Anne when Princess of Denmark, by Robert Williams, published by  John Smith - NPG D11967

Queen Anne when Princess of Denmark

by Robert Williams, published by John Smith
mezzotint, circa 1680-1704
NPG D11967

Robert ('Beau') Feilding, published by John Savage - NPG D11968

Robert ('Beau') Feilding

published by John Savage
mezzotint, late 17th century
NPG D11968

Ernst Rudiger, Count von Staremberg, published by Pierce Tempest - NPG D11975

Ernst Rudiger, Count von Staremberg

published by Pierce Tempest
mezzotint, circa 1680s-1690s
NPG D11975

John Banister, by and published by Robert Williams, after  Thomas Murray - NPG D11669

John Banister

by and published by Robert Williams, after Thomas Murray
mezzotint, late 17th century
NPG D11669

Thomas Shadwell, by William Faithorne Jr, published by  Edward Cooper, after  Johann Kerseboom - NPG D11674

Thomas Shadwell

by William Faithorne Jr, published by Edward Cooper, after Johann Kerseboom
mezzotint, late 17th century
NPG D11674

Greville Verney, by Robert Williams, published by  John Smith, after  Michael Dahl - NPG D11680

Greville Verney

by Robert Williams, published by John Smith, after Michael Dahl
mezzotint, circa 1680-1704 (circa 1689-1695)
NPG D11680

George Petty, by Robert Williams, published by  John Smith, after  Thomas Murray - NPG D11703

George Petty

by Robert Williams, published by John Smith, after Thomas Murray
mezzotint, circa 1680-1704
NPG D11703

Christ on the Cross, by Isaac Beckett, after  Sir Anthony van Dyck - NPG D11893

Christ on the Cross

by Isaac Beckett, after Sir Anthony van Dyck
mezzotint, circa 1681-1688
NPG D11893

Diana Turnor (née Cecil), by Isaac Beckett, published by  John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D11600

Diana Turnor (née Cecil)

by Isaac Beckett, published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1681-1688
NPG D11600

King Charles I, by Isaac Beckett, published by  John Smith, after  Sir Anthony van Dyck - NPG D11518

King Charles I

by Isaac Beckett, published by John Smith, after Sir Anthony van Dyck
mezzotint, 1681-1688
NPG D11518

Unknown woman, by Isaac Beckett, published by  John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D11616

Unknown woman

by Isaac Beckett, published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, circa 1681-1688
NPG D11616

Barbara Palmer (née Villiers), Duchess of Cleveland, by Isaac Beckett, published by  John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D11617

Barbara Palmer (née Villiers), Duchess of Cleveland

by Isaac Beckett, published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, circa 1681-1688
NPG D11617

The Dutch School, by Isaac Beckett, published by  John Smith, after  Egbert van Heemskerck the Elder - NPG D11738

The Dutch School

by Isaac Beckett, published by John Smith, after Egbert van Heemskerck the Elder
mezzotint, 1681-1688
NPG D11738

Pan and Syrinx, by Isaac Beckett, published by  John Smith - NPG D11748

Pan and Syrinx

by Isaac Beckett, published by John Smith
mezzotint, 1681-1688
NPG D11748

Children of Thomas, 2nd Baron Crew of Steine (Jemima, Airmine and Elizabeth), by William Vincent, published by  John Smith, after  Jacob Huysmans - NPG D11755

Children of Thomas, 2nd Baron Crew of Steine (Jemima, Airmine and Elizabeth)

by William Vincent, published by John Smith, after Jacob Huysmans
mezzotint, circa 1681-1688
NPG D11755

Man confessing to a monk, by Isaac Beckett, after  Egbert van Heemskerck the Elder - NPG D11758

Man confessing to a monk

by Isaac Beckett, after Egbert van Heemskerck the Elder
mezzotint, 1681-1688
NPG D11758

Crispin (Man undressing a woman), published by John Smith - NPG D11768

Crispin (Man undressing a woman)

published by John Smith
mezzotint, 1681-1688
NPG D11768

Mary Magdalene, published by John Smith - NPG D11774

Mary Magdalene

published by John Smith
mezzotint, 1681-1688
NPG D11774

Catherine of Braganza, by Isaac Beckett, published by  John Smith - NPG D11927

Catherine of Braganza

by Isaac Beckett, published by John Smith
mezzotint, 1681-1688
NPG D11927

Dorothy Fane (née Brudenell), Countess of Westmorland, by Isaac Beckett, published by  John Smith, after  John Riley - NPG D11941

Dorothy Fane (née Brudenell), Countess of Westmorland

by Isaac Beckett, published by John Smith, after John Riley
mezzotint, 1681-1688
NPG D11941

Barbara Palmer (née Villiers), Duchess of Cleveland, by Isaac Beckett, published by  John Smith, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D11940

Barbara Palmer (née Villiers), Duchess of Cleveland

by Isaac Beckett, published by John Smith, after Sir Peter Lely
mezzotint, 1681-1688
NPG D11940

Socrates and Xantippe, published by John Smith - NPG D11946

Socrates and Xantippe

published by John Smith
mezzotint, 1681-1688
NPG D11946

King James II, published by Isaac Beckett - NPG D11822

King James II

published by Isaac Beckett
mezzotint, circa 1681-1688
NPG D11822

Ferdinando d'Adda, by Isaac Beckett, published by  John Smith - NPG D11952

Ferdinando d'Adda

by Isaac Beckett, published by John Smith
mezzotint, circa 1681-1688
NPG D11952

Charles Lennox, 1st Duke of Richmond and Lennox, by and published by Isaac Beckett - NPG D11960

Charles Lennox, 1st Duke of Richmond and Lennox

by and published by Isaac Beckett
mezzotint, circa 1681-1688
NPG D11960

Peter Gunning, by Isaac Beckett, published by  John Smith - NPG D11966

Peter Gunning

by Isaac Beckett, published by John Smith
mezzotint, circa 1681-1688
NPG D11966

John Maitland, Duke of Lauderdale, by and published by Isaac Beckett, after  John Riley - NPG D11653

John Maitland, Duke of Lauderdale

by and published by Isaac Beckett, after John Riley
mezzotint, circa 1681-1688
NPG D11653

Louis Duras, 2nd Earl of Feversham, by Isaac Beckett, published by  John Smith, after  John Riley - NPG D11658

Louis Duras, 2nd Earl of Feversham

by Isaac Beckett, published by John Smith, after John Riley
mezzotint, 1681-1688
NPG D11658

Laurence Hyde, 1st Earl of Rochester, by Isaac Beckett, published by  John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D11659

Laurence Hyde, 1st Earl of Rochester

by Isaac Beckett, published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1681-1688
NPG D11659

Christopher Monck, 2nd Duke of Albemarle, by Isaac Beckett, published by  John Smith, after  Thomas Murray - NPG D11660

Christopher Monck, 2nd Duke of Albemarle

by Isaac Beckett, published by John Smith, after Thomas Murray
mezzotint, 1681-1688
NPG D11660