Prints catalogue Browne - 2

Early history of mezzotint

Catalogue of prints published by Alexander Browne

From the collection of the National Portrait Gallery unless otherwise stated. Impressions illustrated from other collections are distinguished by an asterisk*.


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Dorothy Cheeke (née Sidney); Robert Sidney, 4th Earl of Leicester when children, published by Alexander Browne, after  Sir Peter Lely, circa 1684 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Dorothy Cheeke (née Sidney); Robert Sidney, 4th Earl of Leicester when children
published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
circa 1684
NPG D11426

26.
D11426
Dorothy Cheeke (née Sidney); Robert Sidney, 4th Earl of Leicester when children
Published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
Mezzotint
10 7/8 in. x 14 1/4 in. (277 mm x 363 mm) plate size
Circa 1684
Lettered Robert & Dorathy Sidney Sonn & Daughter to Phillip Earle of Leicester
Below left P. Lely Eques pinxit.
Below right Sold by Alex Browne at the / blew belconey in little Queen / street.

As described.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-423...424, latter a counterproof with margins and 1864-8-13-203, trimmed to platemark), London (NPG, D11426), Windsor (RCIN 661744, cut).

References: CS 36; BM 1; Beckett 1951, 489.
Location of original painting and related material: Presently unknown; it was bought by Horace Walpole for George Montague, 10 May 1764 (Walpole Correspondence, 1983, vol. 10, p. 123).


Sir Peter Lely, by Isaac Beckett, published by  Alexander Browne, after  Sir Peter Lely, circa 1684 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir Peter Lely
by Isaac Beckett, published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
circa 1684
NPG D3569

27.
D3569
Sir Peter Lely
By Isaac Beckett, published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
Mezzotint
13 3/8 in. x 9 7/8 in. (340 mm x 250 mm) paper size
Circa 1684
Lettered Petrus Lelly Eques Pictor Caroli 2.di / Magnæ Britanniæ Franciæ & Hiberniæ Regis.
Below left Petrus Lellij Eques pinxit
Below centre, towards left I. Becket fecit
Below centre, towards right Cum Privilegio Regis.
Below right Sold by Alex: Browne at ye blew / ballcony in little queen street

I Before all letters. Unfinished, some of the shadows of the drapery unresolved.
London (BM, 1874-8-8-1261, in pen and ink: Sr Peter Lely, margins, fine).
II As described.
Cambridge (Magdalene, Pepys Library, 2980/259a), Glasgow (GLAHA 16419, good impression), London (NPG, D3569), London (Strang, G151, trimmed to platemark, good), New Haven (B1977.14.12454, margins, good).
III Finely retouched.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-131, margins and P.5-144), London (NPG, D11494).
IV Published in J. Boydell, Heads of Illustrious ... Persons, 1811, opp. p 57.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-132, sheet and 1950-5-20-131), London (NPG, Archive and Library, Fleming collection and D12040-1), New Haven (Dept. of Rare Books), Windsor.

References: CS 63; BM 1; Beckett 1951, 292.
Location of original painting and related material: Closely related to self-portrait in collection Galleria Uffizi, Florence (Beckett 1951, 292).


 
Sir Peter Lely, published by Alexander Browne, after  Sir Peter Lely, circa 1680-1684 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir Peter Lely
published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
circa 1680-1684
NPG D11398

28.
D11398
Sir Peter Lely
Published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
Mezzotint
13 5/8 in. x 9 7/8 in. (345 mm x 250 mm) plate size
Circa 1684
Lettered Petrus Lely Eques Pictor Caroli II di Magnæ Britanniæ / Regis & ct
Below left P. Lely Eques / Pinxit
Below right Sold by Alex. Browne at ye Blew / Ballcony in little Queen street

I Before the lettering.
II As described.
Glasgow (GLAHA 3896, good), London (BM,1950-5-20-206 trimmed to platemark), London (NPG, D11398).

References: CS 18; Not in BM.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown. See copy by Wissing or unknown artist sold at Sotheby's, 8/11/1995, lot 37 (ex-collection Bryant), and pastel self-portrait sold at Christie's 3/7/1964, lot 43 (ex-collection Earl of Derby). Compare with the Lely self-portrait with Hugh May, collection Audley End (English Heritage), Essex (Beckett 1951, 293). See also the mezzotint by Gerard Valck (H. XXXI, 53).


Lucy Loftus (née Brydges), Viscountess Lisburne, published by Alexander Browne, after  Sir Peter Lely, circa 1864 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Lucy Loftus (née Brydges), Viscountess Lisburne
published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
circa 1864
NPG D11439

29.
D11439
Lucy Loftus (née Brydges), Viscountess Lisburne
Published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
Mezzotint
14 1/4 in. x 10 7/8 in. (362 mm x 277 mm) plate size
Circa 1684
Lettered Madam Lucy Loftus
Below left P. Lelij Pinxit.
Below right Alex: Browne excudit.

I As described.
London (NPG, D11439).
II Lettering altered.
Below left: P Lelij Eques pinxit
Below right: Sold by Alex: Browne at the blew / ballcony in little Queen street
London (BM, 1868-8-8-1766, Portraits), New Haven (B1974.12.558).

References: CS 19; BM 1; Beckett 1951, 304.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown. Prime version not in the Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg, despite originally belonging to the Walpole collection, Houghton. Version sold at Christie's, 18/10/1973, lot 84. Lely versions at Easton Neston (as Nell Gwyn) and Chatsworth House, Derbyshire (as Elizabeth Percy, Duchess of Somerset, inv. 377). Engraved by Charles Townley for John and Josiah Boydell and called 'Jenny Deering' (BM 2). See also mezzotint of Elizabeth Percy, Duchess of Somerset by Jan Van der Vaart published by Edward Cooper (CS 8; BM 2).


Sir John Lowther, 2nd Bt, published by Alexander Browne, after  Sir Peter Lely, circa 1684 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir John Lowther, 2nd Bt
published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
circa 1684
NPG D11433

30.
D11433
Sir John Lowther, 2nd Bt
Published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
Mezzotint
14 1/4 in. x 10 7/8 in. (362 mm x 275 mm) plate size
Circa 1684
Lettered S:r John Lowther Bar.t
Below left S.r P. Lelij Pinxit.
Below right Sold by Alex:Browne at the blew / Ballcony in little Queen street

I Before sitter's name and Sr in Lely's name.
London (BM, 1902-10-398, in pen Sir John Lowther, trimmed to plate mark), Windsor (RCIN 658256).
II With the title.
Address lower right: Alex: Browne excudit
London (BM, 1902-10-11-399, small margins).
III As described.
Address altered: Sold by Alex: Browne at ye blew Ballcony in little Queen street.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-400, small margins), London (NPG, D11433).
Plate reissued by John Boydell (1719-1804).

References: CS 21; BM 1; Beckett 1951, 308.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown. See related painting by unknown artist at Muncaster Castle, Cumbria (95).


Mary of Modena, published by Alexander Browne, after  Sir Peter Lely, circa 1680-4 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Mary of Modena
published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
circa 1680-4
NPG D11411

31.
D11411
Mary of Modena
Published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
Mezzotint
13 3/8 in. x 9 7/8 in. (340 mm x 250 mm) plate size
Circa 1684
Lettered Her Royall Highness ye Dutchess of Yorke
Below left P. Lely Eques pinxit
Below right Sold by Alex: Brown at ye blew / Ballcony in little Queen street.

I Before the lettering.
Oxford (Sutherland collection, vol. I, pt. XIII, p. 824, the lettering of the lettered state in pen and ink).
II As described.
London (BM, 1838-4-20-65, margins), London (NPG, D11411), Oxford (Sutherland collection, vol. I, pt. XIII, p. 824), Windsor (RCIN 602922).
III New lettering: Maria D:G: Ang: Sco: Fran: et Hib: Regina
Below left: P. Lelly Eques pinx.
Below centre: Cum privilegio Regis
Below right: Alex.[r] Browne ex.
The drapery reworked. Some highlights strengthened.
Edinburgh (SNPG, SPIII 55-7), Oxford (Sutherland collection, vol. I, pt. XIII, p. 824), Windsor (RCIN 602923).

References: CS 43; BM 12.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown. Similarities (head and shoulders) with mezzotint published by Richard Tompson (CS 51; BM 16).


Mary of Modena, published by Alexander Browne, after  Sir Peter Lely, circa 1680-4 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Mary of Modena
published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
circa 1680-4
NPG D11402

32.
D11402
Mary of Modena
Published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
Mezzotint
18 3/4 in. x 11 1/4 in. (475 mm x 287 mm) plate size
Circa 1684
Lettered Serenissima Princeps Maria Beatrix Ducissa Eboracensis & ct
Lower left in the design P. Lely Eques / pinxit
Lower right in the design Sold by Alex: Browne at the blew Ballcony / in little Queen street

I Lettered: Madam Jane Middleton
Lower left: P. Lelij Eques pinxit
Lower right: Sold by Alexander Brown at ye blew ballcony in little Queen street.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-401 and 1864-8-13-146, Portraits, good).
II As described.
Head adjusted and necklace introduced.
London (NPG, D11402), Oxford (Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. I, pt. VI, p. 384, margins, good).
III Curls reduced.
Inscription replaced: Maria D: G: Angliae Scotiae Franciae & Hiberniae Regina
Below centre: Cum Privilegio Regis
Edinburgh (SNPG, SPL 143-1), London (BM 1902-10-11-433, trimmed and 1902-10-11-402), Oxford (Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. I, pt. VI, p. 384).
IV Plate cut and reduced: 340 mm x 253 mm
Height of design: 290 mm
Sitter retouched and a fallow deer introduced.
New lettering: Maria D.G. Angliae, Scotiae, Francia & Hiberniae Regina
Lower left: P Lelly Eques pinxit
Lower right: Printed for & Sold by Tho Bowles Print & Map seller next ye Chapter house St Paul / Church Yard
Edinburgh (SNPG, SP III 55-5), London (BM, 1902-10-11-403 cut removing address and 1902-10-11-6898, cut removing address), Oxford (Sutherland collection, vol. II, pt. II, p. 102), Windsor (RCIN 603225).

References: CS 44; see also CS 22; BM 13; Layard 1927, 77; Beckett 1951, 324.
Location of original painting and related material: Duke of Richmond, Goodwood House, Sussex (as Mrs Middleton).


Mary of Modena, by John Smith, published by  Alexander Browne, after  Nicolas de Largillière, 1686 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Mary of Modena
by John Smith, published by Alexander Browne, after Nicolas de Largillière
1686
NPG D11524

33.
D11524
Mary of Modena
By John Smith, published by Alexander Browne, after Nicolas de Largillière
Mezzotint
13 1/2 in. x 10 in. (342 mm x 255 mm) plate size
1686
Lettered Serenissima Maria Beatrix D.G. Angliæ Scotiæ / Franciæ et Hiberniæ Regina &ct.
Below left N. de Largillierre Pinxit.
Below left towards centre I Smith fecit
Below centre Cum Priuilegio Regis
Below right Sold by Alex Brown at ye blew / ballcony in little Queen street

I As described. [in this state with a slightly uneven lightly rocked background]
Glasgow (GLAHA 16353 and 1090), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4695 ..4696 and 1902-10-11-8345), London (NPG, D11524), New York (NYPL, vol. 1, fol. 29, dated 1686), Oxford (Christ Church, vol. I, fol. 6), Oxford (Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. I, pt. XIII, p. 786), Windsor (RCIN 602940).
II Published in Boydell's Heads of Illustrious ... Persons, 1811, opp. p 75.
Edinburgh (SNPG, SPIII 55-1), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4697 ... 4698), London (NPG, Archive and Library, Fleming collection), New Haven (B1974.12.569 and Dept. of Rare Books), Windsor.

References: CS 171; Wessely 168; BM 8.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown. See also the mezzotint by Isaac Beckett (CS 71; BM 6).


Anne Montague, published by Alexander Browne, after  Sir Peter Lely, circa 1684 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Anne Montague
published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
circa 1684
NPG D11424

34.
D11424
Anne Montague
Published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
Mezzotint
13 1/4 in. x 9 7/8 in. (335 mm x 250 mm) plate size
Circa 1684
Lettered M:rs Anne Montague
Below left P. Lely Eques / pinxit.
Below right Sold by Alex: Brown at ye blew / ballcony in little Queen street

I As described.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-404, small margins and 1864-8-13-149, Portraits), London (NPG, D11424), Windsor (RCIN 658925, cut).
II Plate worn, rework in shadows.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-405, trimmed).

References: CS 23; BM 1; Beckett 1951, 355.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown. See related oval painting by or after Lely in a private collection (photograph in NPG Archives).


Elizabeth Montagu (née Wriothesley), Countess of Montagu when Countess of Northumberland, by Isaac Beckett, published by  Alexander Browne, after  Sir Peter Lely, circa 1680-1684 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Elizabeth Montagu (née Wriothesley), Countess of Montagu when Countess of Northumberland
by Isaac Beckett, published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
circa 1680-1684
NPG D11420

35.
D11420
Elizabeth (née Wriothesley), Duchess of Montagu when Countess of Northumberland
By Isaac Beckett, published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
Mezzotint
13 3/8 in. x 9 7/8 in. (340 mm x 250 mm) plate size
Circa 1684
Lettered The Right Hon.ble Elizabeth Countess of Northumberland
Below left P. Lelly Eques Pinxit
Below centre I. Becket fecit
Below right Sold by Alex Brown at ye blew ballcony in little Queen street

I As described.
London (BM, 1874-8-8-1105, Portraits, good), London (NPG, D11420 and D11626).
II New address: Sold by Tho: Bakewell next ye Horn Tavern in Fleet Street.
III After Street: Remov'd against Birchin Lane in Cornhill
IV Retouched.
Below left: P Lelly Pinxt.
Below centre: Printed for Robt Sayer Map & Printseller in Fleet Street.
Below right: Phil Corbutt fecit
Windsor (RCIN 660050).

References: CS 78; BM 1; Beckett 1951, 362.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown. See cabinet miniature by Charles Beale after Lely sold at Bonham's, 28/4/1999, lot 195.


Elizabeth Montagu (née Wriothesley), Countess of Montagu when Countess of Northumberland, published by Alexander Browne, after  Sir Peter Lely, circa 1684 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Elizabeth Montagu (née Wriothesley), Countess of Montagu when Countess of Northumberland
published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
circa 1684
NPG D11418

36.
D11418
Elizabeth (née Wriothesley), Duchess of Montagu when Countess of Northumberland
Published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
Mezzotint
13 3/8 in. x 9 7/8 in. (340 mm x 250 mm) plate size
Circa 1684
Lettered The Right Hon.ble Elizabeth Countess of Northumberland
Below left P. Lely Eques pinxit
Below right Sold by Alex Browne at ye blew balcony in little Queen street

I Before the lettering.
London (BM, 1938 11-12-38, cut, inscription in pen and ink: Elizabeth Countess of Northumberland).
II As described.
Edinburgh (SNPG, E P II 371-3), Glasgow (GLAHA 3897), London (BM, 1902-10-11-407, margins and 1838-4-20-72, small margins and 1864-8-13-159, Portraits), London (NPG, D11418), New Haven (B1974.12.601), Windsor (RCIN 660047).

References: CS 25; BM 2; Beckett 1951, 361.
Location of original painting and related material: Duke of Buccleuch, Boughton House, Northamptonshire (Beckett 1951, 361, pl. 123). Versions in private collection, Scotland, and in collection of Duke of Northumberland, Syon House, London. Compare with print of Lady Belasyse published by Richard Tompson (CS 4; BM 2).


Elizabeth Montagu (née Wriothesley), Countess of Montagu when Countess of Northumberland, published by Alexander Browne, after  Sir Peter Lely, circa 1680-1684 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Elizabeth Montagu (née Wriothesley), Countess of Montagu when Countess of Northumberland
published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
circa 1680-1684
NPG D11419

37.
D11419
Elizabeth (née Wriothesley), Duchess of Montagu when Countess of Northumberland
Published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
Mezzotint
13 1/4 in. x 9 3/4 in. (338 mm x 248 mm) plate size
Circa 1684
Lettered The Right Hon:rbe Elizabeth Countess of Northumberland
Below left P. Lelly Eques / pinxit.
Below right Sold by Alex: Browne at ye blew balcony in little Queen street

As described.
Edinburgh (SNPG, E P II 371-2), Glasgow (GLAHA 3898), London (BM, 1902-10-11-408, margins and 1864-8-13-160, Portraits), London (NPG, D11419), New Haven (B1974.12.602), Windsor (RCIN 660049

References: CS 26; BM 3
Location of original painting and related material: Duke of Buccleuch, Drumlanrig Castle, Dumfriesshire, (Beckett 1951, 359). Version sold at Bonhams, 10/12/92, lot 1.


Katherine Neville (née Grey), published by Alexander Browne, after  Sir Peter Lely, circa 1684 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Katherine Neville (née Grey)
published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
circa 1684
NPG D11438

38.
D11438
Katherine Neville (née Grey)
Published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
Mezzotint
13 1/4 in. x 9 7/8 in. (336 mm x 250 mm) plate size
Circa 1684
Lettered Madam Katherine Nevill
Below left Ant: Van Dyck Eques/ Pinxit.
Below right Sold by Alex Browne at ye blew / Ballcony in little queen street

I Before the lettering.
II As described.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-406, trimmed to platemark and 1874-8-8-1125, small margins and 1838-4-20-70, Portraits), London (NPG, D11438).
III Name of artist changed: P Lellij
London (BM, 1864-8-13-157, Portraits), New Haven (B1974.12.597), Windsor (RCIN 659395).

References: CS 24; BM 1; Beckett 1951, 375.
Location of original painting and related material: Audley End (English Heritage), Essex (Beckett 1951, 375).


Joceline Percy, 11th Earl of Northumberland, published by Alexander Browne, after  Sir Peter Lely, circa 1684 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Joceline Percy, 11th Earl of Northumberland
published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
circa 1684
NPG D11417

39.
D11417
Joceline Percy, 11th Earl of Northumberland
Published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
Mezzotint
13 3/8 in. x 9 7/8 in. (340 mm x 250 mm) plate size
Circa 1684
Lettered The right Hon:ble Josling Earle of Northumberland
Below left P. Lelly Eques / Pinxit
Below right Sold by Alex Browne at ye blew / ballcony in little Queen street

I Before the lettering.
Oxford (Sutherland collection, Clarendon vol. IV, pt. IV, p. 100, margins, fine).
II As described.
London (NPG, D11417), Oxford (Sutherland collection, Clarendon vol. IV, pt. IV, p. 100 and counterproof, cut removing lettering), Windsor (RCIN 660046 counterproof).

References: CS 27; BM 1; Beckett 1951, 393.
Location of original painting and related material: Duke of Northumberland, Alnwick Castle, Northumberland (Beckett 1951, 393). Version sold at Phillips's 13/12/1982, lot 86.


Essex Finch (née Rich), Countess of Nottingham, published by Alexander Browne, after  Sir Peter Lely, circa 1684 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Essex Finch (née Rich), Countess of Nottingham
published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
circa 1684
NPG D11427

40.
D11427
Essex Finch (née Rich), Countess of Nottingham
Published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
Mezzotint
13 1/4 in. x 9 3/4 in. (337 mm x 247 mm) plate size
Circa 1684
Lettered The Lady Essex Finch
Below left P. Lellij Eques / pinxit.
Below right Sold by Alex Browne at ye blew Ballcony / in little Queen street.

As described.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-384, margins and 1874-8-8-1121, Portraits, good), London (NPG, D11427 and D13120), New Haven (B1974.12.477), Windsor (RCIN 654490).

References: CS 10; BM 1; Beckett 1951, 395.
Location of original painting and related material: Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, San Marino, California (inv. ac. 51.13; Beckett 1951, 395, pl. 124; Asleson and Bennett 51).


Frances Weston (née Stuart), Countess of Portland, published by Alexander Browne, after  Sir Anthony van Dyck, circa 1684 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Frances Weston (née Stuart), Countess of Portland
published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Anthony van Dyck
circa 1684
NPG D11416

41.
D11416
Frances Weston (née Stuart), Countess of Portland
Published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
Mezzotint
14 3/8 in. x 10 7/8 in. (364 mm x 277 mm) plate size
Circa 1684
Lettered Frances Stuart Countess of Portland
Below left Antonius Van Dyck / Eques pinxit
Below right Sold by Alexander Browne at the / blew Ballcony in little Queen street

As described.
Cambridge (margins, fine), Glasgow (GLAHA 3899), London (BM, 1838-4-20-69, small margins, 1902-10-11-411, 12, 12*...13, latter a counterproof and 1870-7-9-301, Portraits), London (NPG, D11416), New Haven (B1974.12.621), Oxford (Sutherland collection, Clarendon vol. I, p. 42, small margins and counterproof), Windsor (RCIN 663744).

References: CS 29; BM 1; H. VI, 96; New H. 493.
Location of original painting and related material: After left hand side of double portrait with Catherine Howard, Lady d'Aubigny, in the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow (inv. 654; Glück p. 499; Larsen I, p. 386, fig. 436).


Lady Price, published by Alexander Browne, after  Sir Peter Lely, circa 1684 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Lady Price
published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
circa 1684
NPG D11442

42.
D11442
Lady Price
Published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
Mezzotint
13 3/8 in. x 9 7/8 in. (340 mm x 250 mm) plate size
Circa 1684
Lettered The Lady Price
Below left P. Lelij Eques / Pinxit.
Below right Sold by Alex Browne at ye blew / ballcony in little Queen street

As described.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-414, margins and 1838-4-20-68, trimmed to platemark and 1872-5-11-496, Portraits), London (NPG, D11442 and D13161, counterproof and D3967), Windsor (RCIN 660441-2, latter a counterproof).

References: CS 30; BM 1; Beckett 1951, 425.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown. See related painting of 'Mrs Price', school of Lely, collection the Earl of Leicester, Holkham Hall, Norfolk.


Frances Teresa Stuart, Duchess of Richmond and Lennox, published by Alexander Browne, after  Sir Peter Lely, circa 1684 (circa 1678-1680) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Frances Teresa Stuart, Duchess of Richmond and Lennox
published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
circa 1684 (circa 1678-1680)
NPG D11404

43.
D11404
Frances Teresa Stuart, Duchess of Richmond and Lennox
Published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
Mezzotint
18 3/4 in. x 11 3/8 in. (475 mm x 290 mm) plate size
Circa 1684 (circa 1678-80)
Lettered Frances Dutchess of Richmond & Lenox
Below left P.Lely Eques / pinxit
Below right Sold by Alex Browne at y blew / ballcony in little Queen street

I As described.
Edinburgh (SNPG, SPL 142-1), London (BM, 1864-8-13-185, Portraits), London (NPG, D11404), Oxford (Sutherland collection, Clarendon vol. IV, p. 338 and counterproof).
II ? Plate cut.
Retouched.
Re-lettered: The Right Honble the Lady Lisle. / Printed for and Sold by Tho: Bowles next to the Chapter House in St Pauls Church Yard

References: CS 31; BM 9; Layard 1927, 94 (sitter changed to Lady Lisle); Beckett 1951, 434.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown. Versions in collections including Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest, Goodwood House, Sussex, and a contemporary copy, Royal Collection, Windsor Castle (Beckett 1951, 434).


Jane Robarts, published by Alexander Browne, after  Sir Peter Lely, circa 1684 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Jane Robarts
published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
circa 1684
NPG D11452

44.
D11452
Jane Robarts
Published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
Mezzotint
13 1/8 in. x 10 in. (333 mm x 255 mm) plate size
Circa 1684
Lettered Madam Jane Robarts
Below left P. Lellij Eques / Pinxit
Below right Sold by Alex: Browne at ye blew / ballcony in little Queen street

I Before the lettering.
Oxford (Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. I, pt. V, p. 263, margins, fine).
II As described.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-416, counterproof, discoloured and trimmed to platemark, and 1902-10-11-415, small margins and 1874-8-8-1126, Portraits, fine), London (NPG, D11452), Oxford (Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. I, pt. V, p. 263 and p. 264, counterproof), Windsor (RCIN 660790).

References: CS 32; BM 1; Beckett 1951, 438.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown.


Henry Sidney, Earl of Romney, sold by Alexander Browne, after  Sir Peter Lely, circa 1684 (circa 1650-1654) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Henry Sidney, Earl of Romney
sold by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
circa 1684 (circa 1650-1654)
NPG D11425

45.
D11425
Henry Sidney, Earl of Romney
Published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
Mezzotint
14 1/4 in. x 11 in. (363 mm x 278 mm) plate size
Circa 1684 (circa 1650-55)
Lettered Henry Sidney son to Robert Earle of Leicester
Below left P Lely Eques pinxit.
Below right Sold by Alex Browne at ye blew / belcony in little Queen street.

I Before the lettering.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-421, small margins), Oxford (Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. I, pt. XII, p. 762).
II As described.
London (BM, 1838-4-20-67, 1849-3-15-62, 1902-10-11-422, margins and unregistered counterproof in dark blue/green ink), London (NPG, D11425), Oxford (Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. I, pt. XII, p. 762 and a counterproof), Windsor (RCIN 661733).
Plate reissued by John Boydell (1719-1804).

References: CS 35; BM 1; Beckett 1951, 448.
Location of original painting and related material: Viscount De L'Isle, Penshurst Place, Kent (Beckett 1951, 448, pl. 48; Millar 1978, 19).


Philadelphia Saunders, published by Alexander Browne, after  Sir Peter Lely, circa 1684 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Philadelphia Saunders
published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
circa 1684
NPG D11441

46.
D11441
Philadelphia Saunders
Published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
Mezzotint
13 1/4 in. x 9 7/8 in. (338 mm x 250 mm) plate size
Circa 1684
Lettered Madam Philadelphia Saunders
Below left P. Lely Eques pinxit.
Below right Sould by Alex: Browne at ye blew Balcony in little Queen street.

I Before the lettering.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-417, cut to platemark), Oxford (Christ Church, vol. I, fol. 73).
II ? As described.
London (NPG, D11441).
III ? Rule lines for lettering not apparent (slightly retouched and darkened?).
Glasgow (GLAHA 3900), London (BM, 1902-10-11-418, margins, and 1902-10-11-419 counterproof, small margins and 1872-5-11-501, Portraits), New Haven (B1974.12.633).

Plate reissued by John Boydell (1719-1804).
References: CS 33; BM 1; Beckett 1951, 470.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown. For same pose see portrait of Louise de Kéroualle, Duchess of Portsmouth, c.1671, in collection Earl Spencer, Althorp, Northamptonshire (Beckett 1951, 422; MacLeod and Marciari Alexander 46), and mezzotint published by Richard Tompson (CS 39; BM 12).


Katherine Seymour (née Lee), Lady Seymour, published by Alexander Browne, after  Sir Peter Lely, circa 1684 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Katherine Seymour (née Lee), Lady Seymour
published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
circa 1684
NPG D11428

47.
D11428
Katherine Seymour (née Lee), Lady Seymour
Published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
Mezzotint
13 3/8 in. x 9 7/8 in. (340 mm x 250 mm) plate size
Circa 1684
Lettered The Lady Katherine Seymour Relicke of ye / L.d Francis Seymour Baron of Troubridge
Below left P. Lelly Eques / Pinxit.
Below right Sold by Alex Brown at ye blew / Ballcony in little Queen street

I Before the lettering.
II As described.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-420, margins and 1864-8-13-196, Portraits), London (NPG, D11428).

References: CS 34; BM 1; Beckett 1951, 476.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown. Compare with mezzotint published by Richard Tompson of 'Madame Middleton' (CS 28; BM 7).


Elizabeth Seymour (née Percy), Duchess of Somerset, sold by Alexander Browne, after  Sir Peter Lely, circa 1684 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Elizabeth Seymour (née Percy), Duchess of Somerset
sold by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
circa 1684
NPG D11421

48.
D11421
Elizabeth Seymour (née Percy), Duchess of Somerset
Published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
Mezzotint
13 3/8 in. x 9 7/8 in. (340 mm x 250 mm) plate size
Circa 1684
Lettered Her Grace The Dutchess of Somerset
Below left P. Lely Eques / pinxit.
Below right Sold by Alex Browne at ye blew / ballcony in little Queen street

As described.
Glasgow (GLAHA 3901), London (BM, 1902-10-11-425...426 and 1874-8-8-1127, Portraits), London (NPG, D11421), Oxford (Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. II, pt. XI, p. 564).

References: CS 37; BM 1; Beckett 1951, 491.
Location of original painting and related material: Duke of Buccleuch, Boughton House, Northamptonshire (Beckett 1951, 491, pl. 107). Versions at Castle Howard, North Yorkshire, and Syon House, London.


Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford, sold by Alexander Browne, after  Sir Anthony van Dyck, circa 1680-1684 (1636) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford
sold by Alexander Browne, after Sir Anthony van Dyck
circa 1680-1684 (1636)
NPG D11414

49.
D11414
Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford
Published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
Mezzotint
13 1/4 in. x 9 7/8 in. (337 mm x 250 mm) plate size
Circa 1684 (1636)
Lettered The Right Hon:ble Thomas Earle of Strafford Viscount Wentworth &tc
Below left Antonius Van Dyck Eques pinxit
Below right Sold by Alex: Browne at ye blew balcony in little Queen street.

I As described.
Amsterdam (RP-P-OB-17.673, sheet, fine), London (BM, 1894-4-17-136, Portraits, trimmed), London (NPG, D11414), Windsor (RCIN 663667).
II Address after Sold by erased and replaced: E Cooper at ye 3 Pigeons in Bedford Street
Oxford (Sutherland collection, Clarendon vol. IV, p. 170).
III New address: Printed & Sold by Phil Overton near St Dunstan's Church / Fleet Street
London (BM, unregistered, 1902-10-11-428, 1950-5-20-369 and P.2-254, Portraits), Oxford (Sutherland collection, Clarendon vol. IV, p. 170).
IV ? Overton's address erased.
V With number at lower right: 76
Oxford (Sutherland collection, Clarendon vol. IV, p. 170).

References: CS 39; BM 4; H. VI, 97; New H. 502 copy g.
Location of original painting and related material: Petworth House, Sussex (Larsen 1000). Many extant versions. See also the etching by Wenceslaus Hollar (Pennington 1508; New H. 502).


Elizabeth Lyon (née Stanhope), Countess of Strathmore, published by Alexander Browne, after  Sir Peter Lely, circa 1684 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Elizabeth Lyon (née Stanhope), Countess of Strathmore
published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
circa 1684
NPG D11429

50.
D11429
Elizabeth Lyon (née Stanhope), Countess of Strathmore
Published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
Mezzotint
13 1/4 in. x 9 7/8 in. (335 mm x 250 mm) plate size
Circa 1684
Lettered The Lady Stanhop
Below left Petrus Lely Eques / Pinxit
Below right Sold by Alexander Browne at ye blew / Balcony in little Queen street

As described.
London (BM, 1838-4-20-71, small margins and 1902-10-11-427, trimmed to platemark and 1848-9-11-539, Portraits, margins, good), London (NPG, D11429 and D13158 counterproof).

References: CS 38; BM 1; Beckett 1951, 516.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown.


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