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.
by Edward Lutterell (Luttrell), published by John Smith, after John Greenhill
by Isaac Beckett, published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
by Robert Robinson, published by John Smith, after Pietro da Cortona
by and published by Bernard Lens (II), printed and sold by John King, after Jacob Symonsz. Pynas (Pinas)