Prints catalogue Browne - 3

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

Thomas Thynne
published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
circa 1684
NPG D11437

51.
D11437
Thomas Thynne
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 Thomas Thynne Esq.r
Below left P. Lellij Eques / pinxit
Below right Sold by Alex: Browne at ye blew ballcony / in little Queen street

I Before the lettering.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-429, margins and P.6-30 Cracherode collection, trimmed).
II As described.
Edinburgh (SNPG, EP II 426-1, worn), London (BM, 1838-4-20-66, margins, 1950-5-20-135, cut to platemark and 1902-10-11-430 ...431, the latter a counterproof with margins), London (NPG, D11437 and D13674, counterproof and D6956, counterproof).

References: CS 40; BM 2; Beckett 1951, 534.
Location of original painting and related material: Marquess of Bath, Longleat House, Wiltshire (Beckett 1951, 534, pl. 117).


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

Cornelis van Tromp
published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
circa 1684
NPG D11436

52.
D11436
Cornelis van Tromp
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 Cornelius Trump K:t Baronet Leiutenant Admirall / of Holland and Freezland
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, Clarendon vol. IV, p. 346).
II As described.
London (BM, Foreign Portraits), London (NPG, D11436), Oxford (Sutherland collection, Clarendon vol. IV, p. 346).

References: CS 41; Beckett 1951, 540.
Location of original painting and related material: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich (BHC 3060; Beckett 1951, 540, for previous location, Panshanger House, Hertfordshire).


Mary (nee Kirke), Lady Vernon, published by Alexander Browne, after  Sir Peter Lely, circa 1684 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Mary (nee Kirke), Lady Vernon
published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
circa 1684
NPG D11443

53.
D11443
Mary (née Kirke), Lady Vernon
Published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
Mezzotint
13 3/8 in. x 9 7/8 in. (341 mm x 250 mm) plate size
Circa 1684
Lettered Madam Mary Kirk
Below left P. Lely Eques pinxit
Below right Sold by Alex Browne at ye blew / Balcony in little Queen street

I Before the lettering.
Dowdeswell sale (1809).
II As described.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-396 cut to platemark and 1848-9-11-467, Portraits, good), London (NPG, D11443), New Haven (B1974.12.548).

References: CS 17; BM 1; Beckett 1951, 549; MacLeod and Marciari Alexander 66
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown. Lely studio version inscribed 'Mrs Eleanor Gwynn' in private collection, Hampshire [1950; photograph NPG Archive]. See also the engraving of Nell Gwyn by Gerard Valck (H. XXXI, 11; MacLeod and Marciari Alexander 67).


King William III, published by Alexander Browne, after  Sir Peter Lely, circa 1680-4 (circa 1677) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

King William III
published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
circa 1680-4 (circa 1677)
NPG D11412

54.
D11412
King William III
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 (circa 1677)
Lettered His Highness the Prince of Orange &ct
Below left P. lelly Eques pinxit
Below centre Sold by Alex Browne at ye blew Ballcony in little Queen street

I As described.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-409, trimmed to platemark), London (NPG, D11412), Oxford (Sutherland collection, vol. I, pt. XIII, p. 808 and counterproof), Windsor (RCIN 602986).
II Retouched. Further burnishing on highlights, e.g. face and hand, plume of feathers on helmet, fur of dog.
Oxford (Sutherland collection, vol. I, pt. XIII, p. 808).
III Retouched. Face, wig and cravat altered, sash and belt added.
Subject erased 20mm below increasing inscription area [margin 45mm].
New lettering: His Royal Highness Prince George of Denmark
Below left: Hassman Pinxit
Below right: Printed for and sold by Thos Bowles next the Chapter House in St Pauls Church Yard
London (BM, 1902-10-11-410....410a, both cut to platemark), Oxford (Sutherland collection).
IV New address at lower right: London. Printed for Bowles & Carver, Map and Printsellers, No 69 St. Paul's Church Yard.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-410b, small margins).
V With number at lower left above name of painter: 32.
London (NPG, D7786), Oxford (Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. II, pt. VII, p. 362).
VI With new address: Printed for Carington Bowles next the Chapter House in St Pauls Church Yard
Windsor (RCIN 603437).

References: CS 28; BM 11; Layard 1927, 114; Beckett 1951, 566.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown. Closest version is copy attributed to William Wissing after Lely, collection the Duke of Northumberland, Syon House, London (no. 808). See miniature by unknown artist, c.1677, in the Victoria and Albert Museum (acc. 608-1882, Murdoch 1997, 200). For variant type (hand on helmet) see mezzotint published by Richard Tompson after Lely (CS 36; BM 12).


Subject Mezzotints

Isaac Beckett

Lamentation, by Isaac Beckett, published by  John Smith, after  Annibale Carracci, 1684 (1599-1600) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Lamentation
by Isaac Beckett, published by John Smith, after Annibale Carracci
1684 (1599-1600)
NPG D11718

55.
D11718
Lamentation
By Isaac Beckett, published by John Smith, after Annibale Carracci
Mezzotint
15 3/4 in. x 12 3/8 in. (400 mm x 315 mm) plate size
1684 (1599-1600)
Lettered in three couplets Ite me Lacrymæ, ... Filius ille tuus.
Below left Anib: Cara.s pinxit.
Below right Sold by J. Smith at ye Lyon & Crown in Russell Street Covent Garden.

I Three columns of text, each of two lines.
Below left: Cum privlegio Regis / A.Browne ex:
Below right: Anibal Car.s pinxit / I.Becket fecit.
London (BM, 1838-4-20-51, small margins, good).
II As described.
Glasgow (GLAHA 16617), London (NPG, D11718), Windsor (RCIN 813503).

References: Wessely 305.
Location of original painting and related material: Pinacoteca Nazionale, Naples (Posner 119). Several versions in collections including Royal Collection, Hampton Court (Levey 438) and Galleria Doria Pamphilji, Rome. The mezzotint by Beckett is likely to derive from an engraving by Pieter de Bailliu (H. I, 19).


Cupid and Psyche, by Isaac Beckett, published by  John Smith, after  Alessandro Turchi, circa 1680-4 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Cupid and Psyche
by Isaac Beckett, published by John Smith, after Alessandro Turchi
circa 1680-4
NPG D11729

56.
D11729
Cupid and Psyche
By Isaac Beckett, published by John Smith, after Alessandro Turchi
Mezzotint
10 in. x 12 7/8 in. (253 mm x 328 mm) plate size
Circa 1684
Title below centre in the design Cupid & Pshiche
Below left in the design I. Smith ex
Below right in the design Alex: Veronese pinxit

I ? Lettered: I: Becket fecit. and the address: Alex: Brown ex.
Plymouth.
II Lower left: I. Smith ex
Cambridge, Chatsworth, London (BM, 1838-2-10-10 presented by HW Diamond), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 64), Oxford (Christ Church, vol. II, fol. 84).
III As described. The plate altered with Cupid's loins covered with drapery.
Amsterdam, Glasgow (GLAHA 16633), London (BM, 1903-11-10-4 and Smith vol. III, p. 46), London (NPG, D11729), Paris, Plymouth, Windsor (RCIN 81352).

References: Wessely 343.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown. The mezzotint by Beckett is possibly after Alessandro Tiarini.


Alexander Browne excudit
A Boy and Girl with a Bird Nest, published by Alexander Browne, after  Jacob Adriaensz. Backer, circa 1684 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

A Boy and Girl with a Bird Nest
published by Alexander Browne, after Jacob Adriaensz. Backer
circa 1684
NPG D11445

57.
D11445
A Boy and Girl with a Bird Nest
Published by Alexander Browne, after Jacob Adriaensz. Backer
Mezzotint
11 5/8 in. x 9 3/8 in. (295 mm x 238 mm) plate size
Circa 1684
Below left Iacus De Backet Pinxit
Below right Sold by Alex: Browne at ye blew / Ballcony in little queen street.

As described.
London (BM, 1938-4-29-3, trimmed to plate mark), London (NPG, D11445).

References: Not in Wessely.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown.


A Naked Woman in a Landscape, published by Alexander Browne, after  Frans van Mieris the Elder, circa 1684 (1665) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

A Naked Woman in a Landscape
published by Alexander Browne, after Frans van Mieris the Elder
circa 1684 (1665)
NPG D11446

58.
D11446
A Naked Woman in a Landscape
Published by Alexander Browne, after Frans van Mieris Sr
Mezzotint
6 3/4 in. x 5 1/2 in. (172 mm x 140 mm) plate size
Circa 1684
Below centre in the design Mearas Pinxit.
Below right in the design Sold by Alex Browne at ye blew / Ballcony in little Queen street

I As described.
London (NPG, D11446).
II With: Cum Priuilegio Regis
London (NPG, D11873).

References: Wessely 382.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown.


Boy Blowing Bubbles, published by Alexander Browne, after  Frans van Mieris the Elder, circa 1684 (1663) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Boy Blowing Bubbles
published by Alexander Browne, after Frans van Mieris the Elder
circa 1684 (1663)
NPG D11447

59.
D11447
Boy Blowing Bubbles
Published by Alexander Browne, after Frans van Mieris Sr
Mezzotint
9 7/8 in. x 7 1/4 in. (252 mm x 183 mm) plate size
Circa 1684 (1663)
Below left Mearus Pinxit
Below right Sold by Alex: Brown At the / blew Ballcony in little Queen street

I As described.
London (NPG, D11447), Windsor (RCIN 813145).
II Date adjusted on window sill. Cum privilegio Regis added.
London (BM, three impressions 1902-10-11-7970 cut, 1851-11-9-166 cut and 1874-8-8-1130, margins), London (NPG, D11903).

References: H. XIV, 16, p. 45.)
Location of original painting and related material: Mauritshuis, The Hague. The mezzotint by Browne is possibly after the print by Cornelis van Meurs (H. XIV, 1).


Rest on the Flight into Egypt, published by Alexander Browne, after  Antonio Allegri da Correggio, circa 1684 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Rest on the Flight into Egypt
published by Alexander Browne, after Antonio Allegri da Correggio
circa 1684
NPG D11448

60.
D11448
Rest on the Flight into Egypt
Published by Alexander Browne, after Antonio Allegri da Correggio
Mezzotint
10 in. x 7 5/8 in. (255 mm x 195 mm) plate size
Circa 1684
Below left Antonio Correggio Pinxit.
Below right Sold by Alex: Browne at the Blew / Ballcony in little Queen street

As described.
London (BM, 1837-4-3-128, trimmed to plate mark), London (NPG, D 11448).

References:
Location of original painting and related material: 'La Zingarella', Museo e Gallerie Nazionali di Capodimonte, Naples. Various copies, including at Belton House, Lincolnshire.


The Infants Jesus and John the Baptist Embracing, published by Alexander Browne, after  Sir Anthony Van Dyck, circa 1684 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

The Infants Jesus and John the Baptist Embracing
published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
circa 1684
NPG D11450

61.
D11450
The Infants Jesus and John the Baptist Embracing
Published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
Mezzotint
14 1/4 in. x 11 in. (361 mm x 279 mm) plate size
Circa 1684
Below left Antonius Van Dyck / Eques Pinxit
Below right Sold by Alexander Browne at ye / blew Ballcony in little queen street

I As described.
Cambridge, London (NPG, D 11450).
II Lettering erased.

References: Not in H. VI; New H. 553 copy c.
Location of original painting and related material: Copy of an engraving by Arnold de Jode published by Richard Tompson, 1666, after painting in the collection of Sir Peter Lely (H. IX, 1; Griffiths 1998, 145; New H. 553). See also the mezzotint copies by Pieter Schenck (H. XXV, 227-8). For the painting by Van Dyck see version in Royal Collection, Buckingham Palace (Millar 1963, 163, Larsen 1036).


The Agony in the Garden, published by Alexander Browne, after  Annibale Carracci, circa 1684 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

The Agony in the Garden
published by Alexander Browne, after Annibale Carracci
circa 1684
NPG D11451

62.
D11451
The Agony in the Garden
Published by Alexander Browne, after Annibale Carracci
Mezzotint
16 in. x 12 7/8 in. (405 mm x 327 mm) plate size
Circa 1684
Lettered in capitals HANNIBAL CARRATIUS PINXIT
Below right Sold by Alexander Browne at ye blew / Balcony in little queen street

As described.
London (BM, 1838-4-20-59, small margins), London (NPG, D11451).

References:
Location of original painting and related material: Possibly after painting formerly in collection of Charles I, present location unknown (Levey 434).


Virgin and Sleeping Child in a Landscape, published by Alexander Browne, after  Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola, called Parmigianino, circa 1684 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Virgin and Sleeping Child in a Landscape
published by Alexander Browne, after Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola, called Parmigianino
circa 1684
NPG D11456

63.
D11456
Virgin and Sleeping Child in a Landscape
Published by Alexander Browne, after Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola, called Parmigianino
Mezzotint
8 1/2 in. x 10 1/4 in. (217 mm x 260 mm) plate size
Circa 1684
Below left Francisco Permens pinxit
Below centre Cum privilegio Regis
Below right Sold by Alex: Browne at ye blew / Ballcony in little Queen street.

As described.
London (NPG, D11456).

References:
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown. Compare to the mezzotints by Wallerant Vaillant (H. XXXI, 25) and Jan van Somer (H. XXVII, 19).


Woman Bathing by a Pool, published by Alexander Browne, after  Prosper Henry Lankrink, circa 1684 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Woman Bathing by a Pool
published by Alexander Browne, after Prosper Henry Lankrink
circa 1684
NPG D11458

64.
D11458
Woman Bathing by a Pool
Published by Alexander Browne, after Prosper Henry Lankrink
Mezzotint
13 3/8 in. x 9 7/8 in. (340 mm x 250 mm) plate size
Circa 1684
Lettered in six lines of verse No more Faire Nymph, thine, own those Beauties boast, / ... / Enjoys what Kings would beg upon their knees
Below left Henricus Prosperius Lankrinck / Pinxit
Below right Cum Priviligio Regis
Lower right Sold by Alex: Brown at ye blew / Ballcony in little queen street

I As described.
London (NPG, D11458).
II New address: Sold by I. Smith at ye Lyon & Crown / in Russell street Covent garden.
Glasgow (GLAHA 16644), London (BM, 1872-11-9-473, margins), London (NPG, D11751).

References:
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown. Not listed in P.H. Lankrink's collection (Editorial, Burlington Magazine, vol. lxxxvi, 1945, pp. 29-35).


Tobias and the Angel, by and published by Bernard Lens (II), printed and sold by  John King, after  Jacob Symonsz. Pynas (Pinas), 1680-1700 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Tobias and the Angel
by and published by Bernard Lens (II), printed and sold by John King, after Jacob Symonsz. Pynas (Pinas)
1680-1700
NPG D11740

65.
Tobias and the Angel

By John Smith, published by Alexander Browne, after Adam Elsheimer
Mezzotint
4 3/4 in. x 6 1/4 in. (120 mm x 160 mm) plate size
1684 (circa 1607-8)
Below right AEllsheimer pinx: ISmith fe:
Below centre Cum privilegio Regis
Below right Alex.r Browne excudit.

I As described.
Amsterdam, Cambridge, London* (BM, S. 7459, in pen and brown ink: 1684 and Smith vol. III, p. 45 dated in ink 1685), Paris, Oxford (Christ Church, vol. II, fol. 2),
II Browne's excudit replaced by: Sold by W. Herbert on London bridge.
Chatsworth.

References: Wessely 484.
Location of original painting and related material: After the engraving by Hendrik Goudt, 1608 (H. VIII, 1). See also the etching by Wenceslaus Hollar (Pennington 75), a copy after Goudt. For the painting see the 'Small Tobias' by Adam Elsheimer, Historisches Museum, Frankfurt (Andrews p. 150, no. 20).


Bernard Lens
Landscape, by Bernard Lens (II), published by  John Smith, after  Paul Bril, after 1684 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Landscape
by Bernard Lens (II), published by John Smith, after Paul Bril
after 1684
NPG D11835

66.
D11835
Landscape
By Bernard Lens (II), published by John Smith, after Paul Bril
Mezzotint
6 1/4 in. x 7 5/8 in. (160 mm x 195 mm) plate size
Circa 1684
Below left Paulus Brill pinx
Below centre B Lens fe:
Below right J. Smith ex:

I Lettered, and with Alex.r Browne exc: Cum privilegio Regis.
Paris.
II Browne's name erased.
Plymouth.
III As described. Cum privilegio Regis erased.
London (NPG, D11835), New Haven (B1970.3.1008), Windsor (RCIN 813236).

References:
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown.


67.
Nymphs Bathing

By Bernard Lens (II), published by Alexander Browne, after Cornelis van Poelenburgh
Mezzotint
10 in. x 11 5/8 in. (255 mm x 296 mm) plate size
Circa 1684
Below left Cornelius Poulenberg pinxit Roma
Below centre Lens fecit:
Below right Cum Privilegio Regis Sold by Alex Browne at ye blew / Ballcony in little Queen street

I As described.
London (BM, 1872-5-11-436 and 1941-12-4-1), Plymouth.
II Address replaced: Sold by E. Cooper at ye 3 Pidgens / in Bedford Street
III Lettered: Fair Nymphs while from the Sun's too fervent heat / To Bathe in the cool River you retreat, - / Beware of Curious eyes, left you reveal - / Those very Beauties, which you wou'd conceal
Lower right: Printed for Tho Bowles next the - / Chapter house in St Paul's Church Yard

References:
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown.


John Smith
Cupid, by John Smith, published by  Alexander Browne, after  Balthazar van Lemens, circa 1684 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Cupid
by John Smith, published by Alexander Browne, after Balthazar van Lemens
circa 1684
NPG D11453

68.
D11453
Cupid
By John Smith, published by Alexander Browne, after Balthazar van Lemens
Mezzotint
10 1/2 in. x 6 1/2 in. (267 mm x 165 mm) plate size
Circa 1684
Lettered in two lines of verse If the Light Mother on the Sea did floate, / The Lighter Son may make a Shell his Boate.
Below left Balthazar Van Lemens / pinxit
Below centre I. Smith fecit
Below right Cum Privilegio Regis
Lower right Sold by Alex: Brown at ye blew / ballcony in little queen street

I As described.
London (BM, 1876-11-11-19), London (NPG, D11453).
II With additional roulette work e.g. on portions of the shell, along the shaft of the arrow.
Privilege erased.
New address: Sold by J.Smith at ye Lyon & Crown / in Russell Street Covent-Garden
Glasgow (GLAHA 16674), New York (NYPL, vol. 1, fol. 10, dated 1684), Windsor (RCIN 813523).

References: Wessely 349.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown.


Venus and Adonis, by John Smith, published by  Alexander Browne, after  Nicolas Poussin, circa 1684 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Venus and Adonis
by John Smith, published by Alexander Browne, after Nicolas Poussin
circa 1684
NPG D11454

69.
D11454
Venus and Adonis
By John Smith, published by Alexander Browne, after Nicolas Poussin
Mezzotint
10 7/8 in. x 8 5/8 in. in. (277 mm x 220 mm) plate size
Circa 1684
Lettered in ten lines of verse The silly Poets, they say No, ... he'l ply the Dame
Below left towards centre Possin Pinxit
Below right towards centre I.Smith fe
Below right Cum Privilegio Regis
Lower right Sold by Alex Browne at the blew / Ballcony in little Queen Street.

I As described.
London (NPG, D11454).
II Privilege erased and with new address: Sold by I.Smith at the Lyon & Crown / in Russell Street Covent Garden
Glasgow (GLAHA 16719), London (BM, 1876-11-11-15, small margins and 1837-4-8-557), London (NPG, D11731), London (V&A, E.120-1998), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 106), Windsor (RCIN 813539).
Plate reissued by John Boydell (1719-1804).

References: Wessely 383; Nagler 368.
Location of original painting and related material: Duke of Devonshire, Chatsworth House, Derbyshire: Venus and Adonis (or Cephalus and Procris), French school, seventeenth century (Blunt 1966, R108), now attributed to Simon Vouet (Chatsworth guide, 1992).


Venus and Adonis, by John Smith, published by  Alexander Browne, after  Titian, circa 1684 (mid 1560s) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Venus and Adonis
by John Smith, published by Alexander Browne, after Titian
circa 1684 (mid 1560s)
NPG D11455

70.
D11455
Venus and Adonis
By John Smith, published by Alexander Browne, after Titian
Mezzotint
8 1/4 in. x 10 5/8 in. (210 mm x 270 mm) plate size
1684 (mid 1560s)
Lettered in two couplets Formosum sequitur flagrans Dea Cypria Adonim, / Et nunc imbelles sollicitare feras // Inq[ue] sinu requiem modo ducere gaudet, / Osculaq[ue] in roseis figere longa genis
Below left Titianus pinxit.
Lower left I: Smith fecit
Below right Cum Privilegio Regis.
Lower right Sold by Alex: Browne at ye blew / ballcony in little queen street

I As described.
London (NPG, D11455), New York (NYPL, vol. I, fol. 11, dated 1684).
II With new address: Sold by E.Cooper at the three / Pidgeons in Bedford Street
Paris.

References: Wessely 385; Nagler 371.
Location of original painting and related material: After the engraving by Raphael Sadeler II, 1610 (H. XXI, 48). For painting see Titian and studio, Venus and Adonis, mid 1560s, National Gallery of Art (Widener Collection), Washington (Wethey 44).


St Catherine Reading, by John Smith, published by  Alexander Browne, after  Antonio Allegri da Correggio, circa 1684 (1520s) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

St Catherine Reading
by John Smith, published by Alexander Browne, after Antonio Allegri da Correggio
circa 1684 (1520s)
NPG D11457

71.
D11457
St Catherine Reading
By John Smith, published by Alexander Browne, after Antonio Allegri da Correggio
Mezzotint
7 1/2 in. x 5 3/8 in. (190 mm x 135 mm) plate size
1684
Lettered S.t Katherine.
Below left AntCoregio pinxit
Below centre Smith fecit
Below right Alexander Browne excudit / Cum Privilegio Regis

I Before the lettering.
New York (NYPL, vol. I, fol. 7, lettering in pen and ink and dated 1684).
II As described.
Cambridge, Chatsworth, London (BM, 1837-4-8-380, dated in ink 1684), London (NPG, D11457), Paris.

References: Wessely 328.
Location of original painting and related material: Royal Collection, Hampton Court (attributed by Levey to Domenico Fetti, Levey 1964, 478; reattributed to Correggio, Ekserdjian 1998). See also a mezzotint versions Abraham Blooteling (H. II, 218) and by Robert Williams (187 mm x 140 mm).


Christ on the Cross, by and published by John Smith, after  Sir Anthony Van Dyck, 1711 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Christ on the Cross
by and published by John Smith, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
1711
NPG D11719

 

72.
D11719
Christ on the Cross
By and published by John Smith, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
Mezzotint
16 3/4 in. x 11 1/4 in. (426 mm x 285 mm) plate size
Circa 1684 and 1711
Lettered in two lines Clamans voce magna IESVS ait Pater in manus tuas / commendo spiritum meum et hæc dicens expiravit.
Below left A van Dyke Eques pinx: / I Smith fecit.
Below right Sold by John Smith at the / Lyon & Crown in Russell Street / Covent Garden.

I Lower right corner: Sold by Alex.r Browne at the blew / Belcony in little Queen street.
Below centre: Cum privilegio Regis
Oxford (Christ Church, vol. II, fol. 21).
II As described.
Amsterdam (RP-P-OB-32.891), Brunswick (AB 3.12), Brussels (S.I.14693), Cambridge, Chatsworth (vol. II, p. 107), Coburg, Glasgow (GLAHA 16613), London (BM, 1868-6-12-532), London (NPG, D11719), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 99, in pen and ink: 1711), Paris (Cc. 47, fol. 39 and Ec. 85, fol. 12), Vienna (HB 95.3, fol. 40 in pen and ink: 1711 and ALB H II 34, fol. 27), Windsor (RCIN 813499).
III Plate cut: 360 mm x 255 mm.
Lettered on the titulus: JESUS / NASARENUS / REX / JUDEORUM
Lower left: Vandike Pinx.t
With new rockerwork between legs of Christ and below feet on the cross.
Windsor (RCIN 813500).

References: Wessely 302; Le Blanc 303; Nagler 337; New H. 528 copy b.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown. Compare to print by Wenceslaus Hollar (Pennington 107). See also the mezzotint by Isaac Beckett.


73.
Holy Family with a female saint and basket of fruit

By John Smith, published by Alexander Browne, after Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola, called Parmigianino
Mezzotint
109 mm x 141 mm plate size
1684
Within oval design Cum privilegio Regis
Below left Franciscus Permens pinxit
Below centre I Smith fecit
Below right Alex: Browne excudit

I Within oval design: Cum privilegio Regis
Below left: Franciscus Permens pinxit
Below middle: I Smith fecit
Below right: Alex: Browne excudit
Cambridge, London* (BM, W.1-80, dated in ink 1684), Paris, New York (NYPL, vol. I, fol.7, in pen and ink: 1684).
II ? Browne's address replaced: E. Cooper excudit

References: Wessely p.148; Nagler 321.
Location of original painting and related material: Copy of an engraving by Johannes Sadeler I after Parmigianino (H. XXI-XXII, 299). Painting unlocated.


 

References used in catalogues of prints published by Alexander Browne and Richard Tompson

Andrews
K. Andrews, Adam Elsheimer: Paintings, Drawings, Prints, New York 1977

Asleson and Bennett
R. Asleson and S. M. Bennett, British Paintings at The Huntington, New Haven and London 2001

B.
A. von Bartsch, Le Peintre Graveur, 21 vols, Vienna 1803-21

Barber 1999
T. Barber, Mary Beale, Geffrye Museum exhibition catalogue, London 1999

Beckett 1951
R. B. Beckett, Lely, London 1951

Blayney Brown
D. Blayney Brown, Earlier British Drawings, 1982, vol. 4 of Catalogue of the Collection of Drawings in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, 7 vols, Oxford 1938-2000

Blunt 1966
A. Blunt, The Paintings of Poussin, 2 vols, London 1966

BM
F. O'Donoghue and H. M. Hake, Catalogue of Engraved British Portraits in the British Museum, 6 vols, London 1908-25

Clayton
T. Clayton, The English Print 1688-1802, New Haven and London 1997

CS
J. Chaloner Smith, British Mezzotinto Portraits, 4 vols, London 1878-83

Croft-Murray
E. Croft-Murray, Decorative Painting in England 1537-1837, vol. I London 1962

Depauw and Luijten
C. Depauw and G. Luijten, Anthony van Dyck as a printmaker, Museum
Plantin-Moretus/Stedelijk Prentenkabinet and Rijksmuseum exhibition catalogue, Antwerp-Amsterdam 1999

Ekserdjian
D. Ekserdjian, Correggio, London 1998

Gibson 1997
K. Gibson, "Best Belov'd of Kings": The Iconography of King Charles II, Ph.D, London University, 3 vols, 1997

Gibson 1972
R. Gibson, 'Correggio's 'School of Love' and Nell Gwyn', Burlington Magazine, vol. CXIV, 1972

Glück
G. Glück, Van Dyck. Des Meisters Gemälde, (Klassiker der Kunst) New York 1931

Griffiths 1998
A. Griffiths, The Print in Stuart Britain 1603-1689, British Museum exhibition catalogue, London 1998

H.
F. W. H. Hollstein, Dutch and Flemish Etchings, Engravings and Woodcuts ca. 1450-1700, 57 vols, Amsterdam 1949-87; Roosendaal 1988-95; Rotterdam 1996-2001

H. German
F. W. H. Hollstein German Engravings, Etchings and Woodcuts 1400-1700, 62 vols, Amsterdam 1949-87; Roosendaal 1988-95; Rotterdam 1996-2002

Ingamells
J. Ingamells, The English Episcopal Portrait, 1559-1835, Paul Mellon Centre, 1981

Jaffé 1982
M. Jaffé, 'Van Dyck Studies I: The portrait of Archbishop Laud, Burlington Magazine, CXXIV, October 1982, pp. 600-6

Kennedy 1999
R. Kennedy, Dublin Castle Art, Dublin 1999

Larsen
E. Larsen, The Paintings of Anthony Van Dyck, 2 vols, Freren 1988

Layard
G. S. Layard, Catalogue Raisonné of Engraved British Portraits from Altered Plates, London 1927

Levey
M. Levey, The Later Italian Pictures in the Collection of Her Majesty
The Queen
, London 1964

Nagler:
G. K. Nagler, Neues Allgemeines Künstler-Lexikon, 22 vols, Munich 1835-52

New H.
The New Hollstein. Dutch and Flemish Etchings, Engravings and Woodcuts ca. 1450-1700, Roosendaal 1993-95; Rotterdam 1996-

MacLeod and Marciari Alexander
C. MacLeod and J. Marciari Alexander, Painted Ladies: Women at the Court of Charles II, National Portrait Gallery exhibition catalogue, London 2001

Millar 1963
O. Millar, Tudor, Stuart and Early Georgian Pictures in the Collection of Her Majesty the Queen, 2 vols, London 1963

Millar 1978
O. Millar, Sir Peter Lely 1618-80, National Portrait Gallery exhibition catalogue, London 1978

Murdoch 1997
J. Murdoch, Seventeenth-Century English Miniatures in the V& A, London 1997

National Gallery 2001
The National Gallery complete illustrated catalogue, London 2001

Pennington
R. Pennington, A Descriptive Catalogue of the Etched Work of Wenceslaus Hollar, Cambridge 1982

Piper 1963
D. Piper, Catalogue of Seventeenth-Century Portraits in the National Portrait Gallery 1625-1714, Cambridge 1963

Posner
D. Posner, Annibale Carracci, 2 vols, London 1971

Rosenfeld
M. N. Rosenfeld, Largillierre and the Eighteenth-Century Portrait, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts exhibition catalogue, Montreal 1981

Russell
C.E. Russell, English Mezzotint Portraits and their States, 2 vols, London 1926

Taylor 2003
D. Taylor, ' A rediscovered portrait of Queen Anne, when a child, by Sir Peter Lely', Burlington Magazine, CXLV, July 2003, pp. 501-4, fig. 22

Wessely
J. E. Wessely, Kritische Verzeichnisse von Werken hervorragender Kupferstecher: III John Smith, Hamburg 1887

Wethey
H. E. Wethey, The Paintings of Titian, 3 vols, London 1969-75

 

Books published by Alexander Browne

O. Fialetti, The Whole Art of Drawing, Limning, Painting and Etching, published by Alexander Browne [Practitioner], Peter Stent and Simon Miller, London 1660 [Wing F844; Globe 535]

A. Browne, Ars Pictoria, or an Academy treating of Drawing, Limning, Painting, and Etching, by J. Redmayne, for the author, to be sold by him, and Richard Tompson, and Arthur Tooker, London 1669; 2nd edition 1675 for Arthur Tooker and William Battersby [Levis, pp. 22-25; Wing B5097-8; Globe 535; Griffiths 1998, 146; Sloan 2000, 34]

A. Browne, A Compendious Drawing Book, for Austin Oldisworth, London 1677? [Wing B5099; Globe 535]

References

Globe
A. Globe, Peter Stent: London Printseller, circa 1642-1665, Vancouver 1985

Griffiths 1998
A. Griffiths, The Print in Stuart Britain 1603-1689, British Museum exhibition catalogue, London 1998

Levis
H. C. Levis, A Descriptive Bibliography of the Most Important Books in the English Language Relating to the Art & History of Engraving and the Collecting of Prints, 1912

Sloan 2000
K. Sloan. 'A Noble Art': Amateur Artists and Drawing Masters c. 1600-1800, British Museum exhibition catalogue, London 2000

Wing
Short-Title Catalogue of Books printed in England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and British America and of English Books printed in other countries 1641-1700, compiled by D. Wing, 1945, 2nd revised edition, 3 vols, New York 1972

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