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Queen Mary II
by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt Click on the links below to find out more
mezzotint, 1695 (1690)
13 3/8 in. x 9 7/8 in. (340 mm x 250 mm) plate size; 15 in. x 10 7/8 in. (380 mm x 275 mm) paper size
- Queen Mary II (1662-1694), Reigned with William III 1689-94. Sitter associated with 94 portraits.
- Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt (1646-1723), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 1680 portraits, Sitter associated with 30 portraits.
- John Smith (1652-1743), Engraver. Artist associated with 1180 portraits, Sitter in 4 portraits.
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