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Robert Bruce, 1st Earl of Ailesbury and 2nd Earl of Elgin

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Robert Bruce, 1st Earl of Ailesbury and 2nd Earl of Elgin

by John Smith, after Sir Peter Lely
mezzotint, 1687
11 3/8 in. x 7 3/4 in. (290 mm x 197 mm) plate size, small margins
Reference Collection
NPG D7181


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  • Sir Peter Lely (1618-1680), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 829 portraits, Sitter in 18 portraits.
  • John Smith (1652-1743), Engraver. Artist associated with 1179 portraits, Sitter in 4 portraits.

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  • NPG D19773: Robert Bruce, 1st Earl of Ailesbury and 2nd Earl of Elgin (from same plate)

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