Robert Cecil

1 portrait

Robert Cecil, by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, 1697 - NPG D11667 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Robert Cecil

by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1697
13 1/2 in. x 9 5/8 in. (342 mm x 245 mm) plate size; 13 3/4 in. x 10 in. (350 mm x 255 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1944
Reference Collection
NPG D11667


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Sitterback to top

  • Robert Cecil (died 1716), Politician; MP for Wotton Basset; son of 3rd Earl of Salisbury. Sitter in 3 portraits.

Artistsback to top

  • Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt (1646-1723), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 1672 portraits, Sitter associated with 30 portraits.
  • John Smith (1652-1743), Engraver. Artist associated with 1178 portraits, Sitter in 4 portraits.

Related worksback to top

  • NPG D1267: Robert Cecil (impression from same plate as)
  • NPG D32805: Robert Cecil (impression from same plate as)

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