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Sir Richard Steele

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Sir Richard Steele, by John Simon, sold by  John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, 1712-1713 (1711) - NPG D11511 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Sir Richard Steele

by John Simon, sold by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1712-1713 (1711)
13 7/8 in. x 9 7/8 in. (354 mm x 251 mm) plate size; 14 1/8 in. x 10 1/4 in. (360 mm x 260 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1944
Reference Collection
NPG D11511


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Artistsback to top

  • Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt (1646-1723), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 1667 portraits, Sitter associated with 30 portraits.
  • John Simon (1675-1751), Mezzotint engraver. Artist associated with 213 portraits.
  • John Smith (1652-1743), Engraver. Artist associated with 1178 portraits, Sitter in 4 portraits.

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  • NPG 3227: Sir Richard Steele (after)
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  • NPG D42157: Sir Richard Steele (impression from same plate as)