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Sir William Petty

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Sir William Petty, by and published by John Smith, after  John Closterman, 1696 - NPG D11978 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Sir William Petty

by and published by John Smith, after John Closterman
mezzotint, 1696
13 3/4 in. x 10 1/4 in. (350 mm x 260 mm) plate size; 14 1/8 in. x 10 5/8 in. (360 mm x 270 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1944
Reference Collection
NPG D11978


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  • John Closterman (1660-1711). Artist associated with 62 portraits.
  • John Smith (1652-1743), Engraver. Artist associated with 1178 portraits, Sitter in 4 portraits.

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  • NPG D20077: Sir William Petty (impression from same plate as)

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