Prints catalogue Browne

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*.

The following catalogues depart from the standard arrangement of mezzotint portraits as found in John Chaloner Smith's British Mezzotinto Portraits, London 1878-83. We have followed the National Portrait Gallery conventions of naming. In so doing we were obliged to depart from Chaloner Smith's alphabetical ordering. For example in Chaloner Smith the mezzotint published by Richard Tompson of William, Prince of Orange, is found under 'O', and is number 37. In the following catalogue he is called King William III, is found under 'W' and is number 56.

The research on early mezzotints is ongoing and the intention is to update the entries with missing information and corrections as these emerge. Equally, although the majority of the prints are illustrated, any missing images will be inserted as they become available.

We have attempted to trace the location of the paintings that the prints reproduce, concentrating on the prime versions. Occasionally the whereabouts of the painting remains unknown. We have also provided some references to secondary sources where relevant.


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ENGRAVINGS

Arnold de Jode

 
Alexander Browne, by Arnold de Jode, after  Jacob Huysmans, published 1669 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Alexander Browne
by Arnold de Jode, after Jacob Huysmans
published 1669
NPG D30427

1.
D30427
Alexander Browne
By Arnold de Jode, after Jacob Huysmans
Line engraving
10 1/4 in. x 6 5/8 in. (260 mm x 167 mm) plate size
Published 1669
Lettered in capitals ALEXANDER BROWNE
Below left on ledge Ia: Huijmans Pinx:
Below right Ar: de Iode scu:

As described.
Cambridge (Magdalene, Pepys Library, 2980/263c), London (NPG, D13189, D1121-2 and D13686), New Haven (B1977.14.12190, trimmed), Windsor (RCIN 651456).

References: BM 1; H. IX, 7.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown. Frontispiece to Ars Pictoria, London 1669.


 

2. - 31.
30 plates to Ars Pictoria, London 1669
By Arnold de Jode, after Abraham Bloemaert
Line engravings
Circa 9 1/2 in. x 6 1/4 in. (245 mm x 160 mm) each, plate size

References: Not in H. IX.


 

MEZZOTINTS

Portraits

 
Elizabeth Campbell (née Tollemache), Duchess of Argyll when Lady Lorne, published by Alexander Browne, after  Sir Peter Lely, circa 1684 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Elizabeth Campbell (née Tollemache), Duchess of Argyll when Lady Lorne
published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
circa 1684
NPG D11432

1.
D11432
Elizabeth Campbell (née Tollemache), Duchess of Argyll when Lady Lorne
Published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
Mezzotint
13 1/2 in. x 9 5/8 in. (342 mm x 245 mm) plate size
Circa 1684
Lettered The Right Hon:rbl The Lady Lorne
Below left P. Lely Eques / Pinxit
Below right Sold by Alex Browne at ye blew / ballcony in little queen street

I Before the lettering.
Musgrave sale (1800).
II As described.
London (NPG, D11432), Oxford (Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. I, pt. VII, p. 412).
III ? Address of Browne at lower right erased.
London (1902-10-11-397, trimmed to platemark [possibly rubbed off paper]).
IV ? Address of Thomas Bowles.

References: CS 20; BM 1; Beckett 1951, 15.
Location of original painting and related material: Ham House (National Trust), Surrey (Beckett 1951, 15, pl. 128).


 
Isabella (née de Nassau), Countess of Arlington, published by Alexander Browne, after  Sir Peter Lely, circa 1684 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Isabella (née de Nassau), Countess of Arlington
published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
circa 1684
NPG D11423

2.
D11423
Isabella (de Nassau), Countess of Arlington
Published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
Mezzotint
13 1/4 in. x 9 7/8 in. (337 mm x 250 mm) plate size
Circa 1684
Lettered The Lady Arlington
Below left P. Lelly Eques / pinxit
Below right Sold by Alex: Browne at ye blew ballcony / in little Queen street.

I ? Lettered but before Browne's address.
Oxford (Sutherland collection, Clarendon vol. IV, p, 333 [apparently rubbed off plate and still slightly apparent]).
II As described.
London (NPG, D11423 and D13152), New Haven (B1974.12.381), Oxford (Sutherland collection, Clarendon vol. IV, p. 333, counterproof).
III Face altered and snarling dog added to sitter's lap. Inscription adjusted: Katherine Queen Dowager. New address: Printed for & Sold by Tho: Bowles Map & Print Seller next to the Chapter St Paul's Church Yard.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-368, small margins), London (NPG, D 10644), Oxford (Sutherland collection, Clarendon vol. IV, p. 333, cut below removing address).
Advertised by John Bowles in 1728, p. 31, no. 11 as 'Lady Arlington, by Lilly' when at Mercer's Hall, Cheapside.

References: CS 1; BM 1; Layard 1927, 4; Beckett 1951, 18; Macleod and Marciari Alexander 88.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown.


 
Alice (née Sherrard), Lady Brownlow, by John Smith, published by  Alexander Browne, after  William Wissing, 1685 (1685) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Alice (née Sherrard), Lady Brownlow
by John Smith, published by Alexander Browne, after William Wissing
1685 (1685)
NPG D11560

3.
D11560
Alice (née Sherrard), Lady Brownlow
By John Smith, published by Alexander Browne, after William Wissing
Mezzotint
16 3/8 in. x 10 in. (416 mm x 255 mm) plate size
1685 (1685)
Lettered The Lady Brownlowe
Below left Cum privilegio Regis.
Below centre I. Smith fecit.
Below right Alex Browne exc:
Lower left in the design W: Wysing pinxit / 1685.

I Before the lettering.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4432, in pen and brown ink: The Lady Brownlowe. Smith fecit.), New York (NYPL, vol. 1, fol. 20, with the lettering in pen and brown ink and dated 1685).
II As described.
Cambridge (Magdalene, Pepys Library, 2979/205), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4433), London (NPG, D11560), Oxford (Christ Church, vol. II, fol. 42), Windsor (RCIN 651484).
III Name of Browne replaced by: E. Cooper.
IV ? Plate cut below.

References: CS 26; BM 1.
Location of original painting and related material: Grimsthorpe Castle, Lincolnshire (240). Compare to the painting of Queen Anne by Wissing and Jan van der Vaart, Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh, and the mezzotint after it by John Smith (CS 10; BM 11).


 
Catherine of Braganza, by Abraham Blooteling (Bloteling), after  Sir Peter Lely, before 1680 (circa 1666) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Catherine of Braganza
by Abraham Blooteling (Bloteling), after Sir Peter Lely
before 1680 (circa 1666)
NPG D11409

4.
D11409
Catherine of Braganza
By Abraham Blooteling (Bloteling), after Sir Peter Lely
Mezzotint
11 1/2 in. x 8 1/2 in. (292 mm x 217 mm) plate size
Circa 1684 (circa 1666)
Lettered in capitals CATHARINA D.G.MAGNAE BRITANNIAE ET HIBERNIAE / REGINA. FILIA IOANNIS IIII REG. PORTVG etc.
Below left P. Lely pinx
Below right A. Blooteling fec.

I Before the lettering.
London (BM, 1927-1-8-24), Oxford (Sutherland collection, Clarendon vol. IV, pt. III, p. 78 and counterproof), Windsor (RCIN 602754, with lettering in pen and ink in the margin, not contemporary and in German).
II As described.
London (NPG D11409 and D13141), Oxford (Sutherland collection, Clarendon vol. IV, pt. III, p. 78), Windsor (RCIN 602755).

References: CS f; H. II, 174; Beckett 1951, 72; Griffiths 1998, 154; MacLeod and Marciari Alexander 90.
Location of original painting and related material: Formerly in the collection of Edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, present location unknown. Versions in collection Earl of Home, Douglas Castle (Beckett 1951, 72), and a private collection, Edinburgh. See also the mezzotint copy by Hermann Hendrik Quiter (H. German XXXIII, 14).

Although the plate does not carry Browne's address the inclusion of the print in the album suggests Browne acquired the plate.


 
King Charles I; King Charles II, published by Alexander Browne, after  Sir Anthony Van Dyck, circa 1684 (circa 1632) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

King Charles I; King Charles II
published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
circa 1684 (circa 1632)
NPG D11399

5.
D11399
King Charles I; King Charles II
Published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
Mezzotint
18 5/8 in. x 11 2/8 in. (475 mm x 287 mm) plate size
Circa 1684 (circa 1632)
Lettered Carolus Primus Dei Gratia Angliæ Scotiæi Franciæ & Hiberniæ rex / Fidei Defensor & ct
Below left Ant:Van Dyck Eques / Pinxit
Below right Sold by Alexander browne at ye blew / Ballcony in little Queen street

I Before the lettering.
Oxford (Sutherland collection, Clarendon vol. II, p. 147, trimmed).
II As described.
Cambridge margins, fine, Cambridge (Magdalene, Pepys Library, vol. I, fol. 84, 2978/84), London (BM, 1838-4-20-60, margins, fine and counterproof 1902-10-11-369, margins), London (NPG, D11399), Oxford (Sutherland collection, Clarendon vol. II, p. 147, margins and counterproof).
III Address erased, instead: Sold by E Cooper at the 3 Pidgeons in Bedford Street.
Cambridge, Glasgow (GLAHA 18192), London (BM, 1874-8-8-2290, Portraits), Oxford (Sutherland collection, Clarendon vol. II, p. 147, trimmed), Windsor (RCIN 601895, trimmed to platemark).
IV Address replaced: Sold by Tho Taylor at the Golden Lyon in Fleet Street / Printed & Sold by Bakewell & Jordan at ye Golden Lion in Fleet Street.
Oxford (Sutherland collection, Clarendon vol. II, p. 147, margins), Windsor (RCIN 601896, margins).
V New address: Printed & Sold by Bakewell.
Windsor (RCIN 601897, trimmed).
VI Address erased. Plate retouched.
Oxford (Sutherland collection, Clarendon vol. II, p. 147), London (BM, 1858-7-24-14, Portraits, small margins), Windsor (RCIN 601898, trimmed to platemark).
VII New address: are to be Sold by W. Richardson, Strand.
Oxford (Sutherland collection, Clarendon vol. II, p. 147, margins).
VIII At bottom right: are to be Sold by W.Scott.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-370, sheet), Oxford (Sutherland collection, Clarendon vol. II, p. 147, margins).

References: CS 2; BM 85; H. VI, 92; New H. 405.
Location of original painting and related material: After left hand side of group portrait ('greate peece') in Royal Collection, Buckingham Palace (Glück 1931, 371; Millar 1963, 150; Larsen 811; Gibson 1997, 5).


 
King Charles I, published by Alexander Browne, after  Sir Anthony Van Dyck, circa 1680-4 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

King Charles I
published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
circa 1680-4
NPG D11406

6.
D11406
King Charles I
Published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
Mezzotint
13 3/8 in. x 9 7/8 in. (340 mm x 250 mm) plate size
Circa 1684
Lettered Carolus Primus Dei Gratia Angliæ, Scotiæ, Franciæ et / Hiberniæ Rex Fidei Defensor & ct
Below left Antonius Van Dyck / Eques pinxit
Below right Sold by Alex: Brown at ye blew / balcony in little Queen street

I Before the lettering.
Cambridge.
II As described.
Amsterdam (RP-P-OB-17.671, sheet), Cambridge, London (BM, 1838-4-20-61, Portraits, 1902-10-11-371, trimmed to platemark, and 1902-10-11-8131, cut), London (NPG, D11406), Oxford (Sutherland collection, Clarendon vol. II, pt. VII, p. 466 and counterproof), Windsor (RCIN 601566).
III The head of Charles I entirely reworked. New address: Printed for & Sold by Tho: Bowles Print & Mapseller / next to the Chapter House in S.t Paul's Church Yard Cambridge.
Oxford (Sutherland collection, Clarendon vol. II, pt. VII, p. 466).
IV New address: Printed for Bowles & Carver, Print & Map sellers, / No. 69 St Paul's Church Yard. At lower left corner: 22.
Cambridge.

References: CS 3; BM 67; H. VI, 93; New H. 403.
Location of original painting and related material: Prime version unknown; several studio versions (Glück, p. 386; Larsen 787 and A 197/1-6), of which see Larsen A 197/5 (Sotheby's 13/11/1991, lot 20, ex-collection Sir Martin Wilson, Bt) for fine example.


The Five Eldest Children of King Charles I, published by Alexander Browne, after  Sir Anthony Van Dyck, circa 1680-84 (1637) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

The Five Eldest Children of King Charles I
published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
circa 1680-84 (1637)
NPG D11400

7.
D11400
The Five Eldest Children of King Charles I (Princess Anne; Princess Elizabeth; King Charles II; King James II; Mary, Princess of Orange)
Published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
Mezzotint
12 3/4 in. x 16 in. (324 mm x 407 mm) plate size
Circa 1684 (1637)
Lettered lower left in the design Antonius van Dyck Eques pinxit / Sold by Alexander Browne at ye blew / Balcony in Little queen street

I Before the lettering.
London (BM, 1838-4-20-63, good, trimmed to platemark).
II As described.
Cambridge, trimmed to design, Cambridge (Magdalene, Pepys Library, vol. I, fol. 98, 2978/98), London (NPG, D11400), Oxford (Sutherland collection, Clarendon vol. IV, p. 274, trimmed to platemark and a counterproof next page), Paris (Cc. 49, fol. 70, margins), Windsor (RCIN 602305, trimmed to platemark).
III Browne's address erased, under large dog's tail: Sold by E. Cooper at ye Pigeon / in Bedford Street. Below spaniel: Cum privilegio Regis.
Cambridge (small margins), Glasgow (GLAHA 18191), London (BM, 1902-10-11-372...373, latter cut).

References: CS 4; BM 3; H. VI, 94; Gibson 1997, 101; New H. 421.
Location of original painting and related material: Royal Collection, Windsor Castle (Glück 1931, 385; Millar 1963, 152; Larsen 809; Gibson 1997, 101).


 
King Charles II, published by Alexander Browne, after  Sir Peter Lely, circa 1680-84 (circa 1671) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

King Charles II
published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
circa 1680-84 (circa 1671)
NPG D11401

8.
D11401
King Charles II
Published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
Mezzotint
18 3/4 in. x 10 3/4 in. (475 mm x 272 mm) plate size
Circa 1684 (circa 1671)
Lettered Carolus II Dei Gratia Angliæ, Scotiæ, Franciæ et / Hiberniæ, Rex, Fidei, Defensor &ct
Below left Petrus Lely Eques / Pinxit
Below right Sold by Alexander Browne at ye blew / balcony in little Queen street

I As described.
Edinburgh (SNPG, SPL 23-3), London (BM, 1902-10-11-374, small margins), London (NPG, D11401), Oxford (Sutherland collection, Clarendon vol. IV, p. 400), Windsor (RCIN 602565).
II Plate reduced: 345 mm x 245 mm and re-lettered: CHARLES II. / King of England, Scotland, France and Ireland &c, lower left below design: S.r Peter Lely Pinxt: 1675, lower right below design: Alex:r Brown fecit. 1678.
London (BM 1902-10-11-375, margins).
III With new address: London. Printed for John Ryall & Robt Withy at Hogarths Head in Fleet Street.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-375, small margins).

References: CS 5; BM 69; Beckett 1951, 81; Gibson 1997, 571.
Location of original painting and related material: Duke of Grafton, Euston Hall, Norfolk (Beckett 1951, 81; Millar 1978, 52; Gibson 1997, 571). See also mezzotint published by Richard Tompson (CS 8) and later mezzotint by John Faber Jr (CS 77; BM 67). See also contemporary mezzotint copies by Hermann Hendrik Quiter (BM 69A; H. XXXIII), and published by Carel Allard (BM 71).


 
King Charles II, published by Alexander Browne, after  Sir Peter Lely, circa 1680-4 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

King Charles II
published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
circa 1680-4
NPG D11408

9.
D11408
King Charles II
Published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
Mezzotint
13 1/4 in. x 9 3/4 in. (337 mm x 248 mm) plate size
Circa 1684
Lettered Carolus II.ds Dei Gratia Angliæ, Scotiæ, Franciæ et Hiberniæ / Rex Fidei Defensor &c
Below left P.Lely Eques Pinxit
Below right Sold by Alex: Brown at the blew / Balcony in little Queen street.

I ? Before the lettering. Before additional rockerwork strengthening dark areas.
Oxford (Sutherland collection, Clarendon vol. IV, pt. III, p. 54, margins, fine, touched in black wash enhancing the dark shadows particularly on the figure).
II ? Finished. Unlettered.
Windsor (RCIN 602526, impression cut).
III As described.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-376...377 latter a counterproof), London (NPG, D11408), Oxford (Sutherland collection, Clarendon vol. IV, pt. III, p. 54 and counterproof), Windsor (RCIN 602527 counterproof).
IV Head completely altered. Lace collar reworked. Armour covering legs adjusted, e.g. another row of vertical studs. New address: Printed for & Sold by Tho Bowles Print & Mapseller / next to the Chapter house in S.t Paul's Church Yard.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-378), Oxford (Sutherland collection, Clarendon vol. IV, pt. III, p. 54), Windsor (RCIN 602525).
V Plate worn. New address: London Printed for Bowles & Carver, Print & Map Sellers, / No 69 St Pauls Church Yard. At lower left corner: 23.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-379).

References: CS 6; not in BM; Gibson 1997, 692.
Location of original painting and related material: Versions in collections of Earl Bathurst, Cirencester, Gloucestershire (Gibson 1997, 692) and at Lamport Hall, Northampton (Beckett 1951, 84).


 
Elizabeth Stanhope (née Butler), Countess of Chesterfield, published by Alexander Browne, after  Sir Peter Lely, circa 1680-4 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Elizabeth Stanhope (née Butler), Countess of Chesterfield
published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
circa 1680-4
NPG D11422

10.
D11422
Elizabeth Stanhope (née Butler), Countess of Chesterfield
Published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
Mezzotint
13 3/8 in. x 9 3/4 in. (340 mm x 248 mm) plate size
Circa 1684
Lettered The Right Hon: rbl The Lady Elizabeth Butler Countess of Chesterfield
Below left towards centre P. Lely Eques / pinxit
Below right towards centre Sold by Alex Browne at ye blew / ballcony in little Queen street

I Before the lettering.
Sykes sale, 1824.
II As described.
London (BM,1902-10-11-380, small margins), London (NPG, D11422).

References: CS 7; BM 2; Beckett 1951, 91 (as Elizabeth Dormer, Countess of Chesterfield).
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown. Lely studio version, Kilkenny Castle, Kilkenny, Ireland. See also mezzotint by Isaac Beckett (CS 21; BM 1).


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

Sir John Chicheley
published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
circa 1684
NPG D11434

11.
D11434
Sir John Chicheley
Published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
Mezzotint
13 3/8 in. x 9 5/8 in. (340 mm x 245 mm) plate size
Circa 1684
Lettered S.r John Chichley
Below left P. Lelly Eques / Pinxit.
Below right Sold by Alex Browne at the blew / ballcony in little Queen street

I Before the lettering.
London (BM, 1874-8-8-1120, small margins, inscription in pen and ink: Sr John Chicheley).
II As described.
Cambridge (Magdalene, Pepys Library, 2979/240), London (BM, 1902-10-11-381, margins, and 1902-10-11-382, counterproof and P.6-13, Portraits), London (NPG, D11434), Oxford (Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. I, pt. VIII, p. 482), Windsor (RCIN 652450, cut).

References: CS 8; BM 1; Beckett 1951, 94.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown.


 
Barbara Palmer (née Villiers), Duchess of Cleveland, published by Alexander Browne, after  Sir Peter Lely, circa 1680-4 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Barbara Palmer (née Villiers), Duchess of Cleveland
published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
circa 1680-4
NPG D11405

12.
D11405
Barbara Palmer (née Villiers), Duchess of Cleveland
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
Lettered Barbara Dutchess of Cleauelands & ct
Below left P. Lely Eques / pinxit
Below right Sold by Alex Browne at ye blew / ballcony in little Queen street

As described.
Glasgow (GLAHA 53623 in second John Smith volume), London (BM, 1902-10-11-383, margins, and 1848-9-11-393, trimmed to platemark), London (NPG, D11405), Oxford (Sutherland collection, Clarendon vol. IV, p. 338 and counterproof), Windsor (RCIN 663148).

References: CS 9; BM 7; Beckett 1951, 109; Griffiths 1998, 160; MacLeod and Marciari Alexander 45.
Location of original painting and related material: Duke of Richmond, Goodwood House, Sussex (cf. Beckett 1951, 109). See also mezzotint published by Richard Tompson (CS 10; BM 14).


 
Elizabeth Cecil (née Brownlow), Countess of Exeter, by Isaac Beckett, published by  Alexander Browne, after  Gilbert Soest, circa 1680-4 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Elizabeth Cecil (née Brownlow), Countess of Exeter
by Isaac Beckett, published by Alexander Browne, after Gilbert Soest
circa 1680-4
NPG D11440

13.
D11440
Elizabeth Cecil (née Brownlow), Countess of Exeter
By Isaac Beckett; published by Alexander Browne, after Gerard Soest
Mezzotint
13 3/8 in. x 9 7/8 in. (340 mm x 250 mm) plate size
Circa 1684
Lettered The Lady Brownloe
Below left Soust pinxit
Below right towards centre I. Becket fecit
Below right Sold by Alex: Brown at ye / blew ballcony in little queen / street

As described.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-59, counterproof), London (NPG, D11440 and D12014, counterproof).

References: CS 9; BM 1.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown.


Elizabeth Brownlow, later Elizabeth Cecil, Countess of Exeter, by John Smith, published by  Alexander Browne, after  William Wissing, circa 1685 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Elizabeth Brownlow, later Elizabeth Cecil, Countess of Exeter
by John Smith, published by Alexander Browne, after William Wissing
circa 1685
NPG D1883

 

14.
D1883
Elizabeth Cecil (née Brownlow), Countess of Exeter
By John Smith, published by Alexander Browne, after William Wissing
Mezzotint
13 1/4 in. x 9 5/8 in. (338 mm x 245 mm) plate size
1685
Lettered Madam Elizabeth Brownlowe
Below left W:Wissing pinx: / I:Smith fec:
Below centre Cum privilegio Regis
Below right Alexr Browne excudit

I Before the letters.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4431, in pen and ink: Madam Elizabeth Brownlowe, below left: W.Wissing pinx, below right: J Smith fec. 1685), London (NPG, D12016).
II As described.
Cambridge (Magdalene, Pepys Library, 2979/206b), London (NPG, D1883), Oxford (Christ Church, vol. II, fol. 23).
III Name of Browne imperfectly erased.
London (NPG, D1884, name of E. Cooper substituted for Browne's in pen and ink), New Haven (B1974.12.402, with Cooper's name in ink), New York (NYPL, vol. 1, fol. 19, with E Cooper in pen and brown ink and dated 1685).

References: CS 25; Wessely 27; BM 2; Griffiths 1998, 165.
Location of original painting and related material: Belton House (National Trust), Lincolnshire.


 
Henry Fitzroy, 1st Duke of Grafton, by Isaac Beckett, published by  Alexander Browne, after  Thomas Hawker, circa 1684 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Henry Fitzroy, 1st Duke of Grafton
by Isaac Beckett, published by Alexander Browne, after Thomas Hawker
circa 1684
NPG D11403

15.
D11403
Henry Fitzroy, 1st Duke of Grafton
By Isaac Beckett, published by Alexander Browne, after Thomas Hawker
Mezzotint
18 3/4 in. x 11 1/4 in. (475 mm x 287 mm) plate size
Circa 1684
Lettered Henry Duke of Grafton & ct
Below left Tho: Hawker Pinxit
Below centre Becket fecit
Below right Sold by Alex Browne at the blew / ballcony in little Queen street

As described.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-108, cut), London (NPG, D11403), Oxford (Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. I, pt. XIII, good margins), Windsor (RCIN 654586).

References: CS 43; BM 1.
Location of original painting and related material: Duke of Grafton, Euston Hall, Norfolk (Millar 1978, p. 22, fig. 10).


 
Ralph Grey, 2nd Baron Grey of Warke, published by Alexander Browne, after  Sir Peter Lely, circa 1684 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Ralph Grey, 2nd Baron Grey of Warke
published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
circa 1684
NPG D11430

16.
D11430
Ralph, 2nd Lord Grey of Werke
Published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
Mezzotint
13 1/4 in. x 9 3/4 in. (335 mm x 248 mm) plate size
Circa 1684
Lettered The Right Hon:ble the Lord Grey
Below left P. lellij Eques / Pinxit
Below centre Sold by Alex: Browne at ye blew / Ballcony in little Queen street

I Before the lettering.
Oxford (Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. I, pt. X, p. 642).
II As described.
London (BM, 1874-8-8-1122, with margins, and unregistered, cut), London (NPG, D11430), Oxford (Sutherland collection, vol. I, pt. X, p. 642).
III Retouched, pillar to left, lower part of column, right hand and lettering erased. Face, wig and cravat altered.
London (BM, P.6-83 Cracherode collection).
IV Lettered in calligraphic lettering: Mr Samuel Butler
Lower left below design: P Lilly pinxit
Address along bottom: Printed for Tho Bowles next the Chapter House in St Pauls Church Yard, & I Bowles at the Black Horse in Cornhill
London (BM, 1902-10-11-385, small margins).
V New address: London Printed for Bowles & Carver 69 St Paul's Church Yard

References: CS 11; BM 1; Layard 1927, 52; Beckett 1951, 224.
Location of original painting and related material: Audley End (English Heritage), Essex (Beckett 1951, 224).


 
Catherine Grey (née Ford), Lady Grey of Warke, published by Alexander Browne, after  Sir Peter Lely, circa 1684 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Catherine Grey (née Ford), Lady Grey of Warke
published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
circa 1684
NPG D11431

17.
D11431
Catherine Grey (née Ford), Lady Grey
Published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
Mezzotint
13 1/8 in. x 9 in. (332 mm x 230 mm) plate size
Circa 1684
Lettered The Right Hon:ble the Lady Grey
Below left P Lellij Eques / Pinxit
Below centre Sold by Alex: Browne at ye blew / Ballcony in little Queen street

I As described.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-386, small margins, cut below and another unregistered and 1848-9-11-449, Portraits, good), London (NPG, D11431).
II New address: Sold by Tho: Bakewell next ye Horn Tavern in Fleet Street
III Lower right: Remov'd against Birchin Lane in Cornhill
IV Slightly retouched.
Re-lettered. At lower left: P Lelly Pinxt
Lower right: Phil Corbutt fecit.
Address below centred: Printed for Robt Sayer Map & Printseller in fleet street
London (BM, 1902-10-11-387, small margins).

References: CS 12; BM 1; Beckett 1951, 526 (as Mary Berkeley, Countess of Tankerville).
Location of original painting and related material: Audley End (English Heritage), Essex (Beckett 1951, 526).


 
Henrietta Maria, published by Alexander Browne, after  Sir Anthony Van Dyck, circa 1680-84 (1632) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Henrietta Maria
published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
circa 1680-84 (1632)
NPG D11407

18.
D11407
Henrietta Maria
Published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
Mezzotint
13 3/8 in. x 9 3/4 in. (340 mm x 248 mm) plate size
Circa 1684 (1632)
Lettered Henrietta Maria Dei Gratia Angliæ, Scotiæ, Franciæ et Hibernæ Regina / & ct
Below left Antonius Van Dyck / Eques Pinxit
Below right Sold by Alexander browne at the / blew ballcony in little Queen street

I Before the lettering.
London (BM, 1863-1-10-157).
II As described.
Amsterdam (RP-P-OB-17.672, sheet), Brussels (S.IV 29156), Cambridge, London (BM, 1902-10-11-388...389, latter a counterproof, cut removing lettering), London (NPG, D11407), Oxford (Sutherland collection, Clarendon vol. II, pt. VII, p. 466).

References: CS 13; BM 11; H. VI, 95; New H. 404.
Location of original painting and related material: Copy of a print by Pieter de Jode the younger (H. VI, 61; Depauw and Luijten 44b; New H. 391). For painting see version formerly Earl of Radnor, Longford Castle, Wiltshire; version, Armand Hammer Collection, University of Southern California, Los Angeles.


 
Sir Frescheville Holles, published by Alexander Browne, after  Sir Peter Lely, circa 1684 (circa 1672) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir Frescheville Holles
published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
circa 1684 (circa 1672)
NPG D11435

19.
D11435
Sir Frescheville Holles
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 (circa 1672)
Lettered S:r Tretswell Hollis
Below left P. Lellij Eques / pinxit.
Below right Sold by Alex Brown at ye blew / ballcony in little Queen street

I Before the lettering.
London (BM, 1874-8-8-1123, margins, fine).
II As described.
Cambridge (Magdalene, Pepys Library, 2979/238), London (BM, 1902-10-11-390, cut to platemark, in pen below title: Kill'd at Sea 1672, 1902-10-11-391, margins and two counterproofs 1902-10-11-392393 latter cut removing lettering and 1853-2-14-528, Portraits), London (NPG, D11435), Oxford (Sutherland collection, Clarendon vol. IV, p. 346 and counterproof).
III ? Reworked at bottom of subject.

References: CS 14; BM 1; Beckett 1951, 256.
Location of original painting and related material: See double portrait with Sir Robert Holmes in the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich (BHC 2770; Millar 1978, 48). Single portrait by Lely documented (Vertue Notebooks, I, p. 97) but untraced.


 
Isabella Stuart, published by Alexander Browne, after  Sir Peter Lely, circa 1684 (circa 1677) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Isabella Stuart
published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
circa 1684 (circa 1677)
NPG D11413

20.
D11413
Princess Isabella
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 (circa 1677)
Lettered The Lady Izabella
Below left P. Lelly Eques / pinxit.
Below right Sold by Alex Browne at ye / blew ballcony in little Queen street

I Before the lettering.
London (BM, 1874-8-8-1124, in pen and ink: The Lady Izabella, margins, 1877-10-13-1192 and 1902-10-11-394...395), Windsor (RCIN 602958).
II As described.
London (NPG, D11413).

References: CS 15; BM 1; Beckett 1951, 259.
Location of original painting and related material: Royal Collection, Hampton Court (Beckett 1951, 259, pl. 106; Millar 1963, 246).


 
King James II when Duke of York, published by Alexander Browne, after  Sir Peter Lely, circa 1680-4 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

King James II when Duke of York
published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
circa 1680-4
NPG D11410

21.
D11410
King James II when Duke of York
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 His Royall Highness James Duke of York & Albany &ct
Below left P. Lelly Eques / pinxit.
Below centre Sold by Alex: Browne at ye blew / ballcony in little Queen street

I Before the lettering.
London (BM, P.5-45 Cracherode collection, small margins).
II As described.
Edinburgh (SNPG, SP II 52-27 counterproof), London (BM, 1838-20-64 trimmed and 1902-10-11-432 margins), London (NPG, D11410), Oxford (Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. I, pt. IV, p. 218 and counterproof).

References: CS 42; BM 11; cf. Beckett 1951, 263.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown. Variant version in the collection of Lord Methuen, Corsham Court, Wiltshire.


King James II, by John Smith, published by  Alexander Browne, after  Nicolas de Largillière, 1686 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

King James II
by John Smith, published by Alexander Browne, after Nicolas de Largillière
1686
NPG D11522

22.
D11522
King James II
By John Smith, published by Alexander Browne, after Nicolas de Largillière
Mezzotint
13 1/2 in. x 9 3/4 in. (342 mm x 248 mm) plate size
1686
Lettered Jacobus Secundus Dei Gratia Angliæ, / Scotiæ, Franciæ, et Hiberniæ Rex. &.ct
Below left N. De Largillierre Pinxit
Below left towards centre I Smith fecit
Below centre Cum Priuilegio Regis
Below right Sold by Alex: Browne at the Blew / Ballcony in little Queen street.

I Before the lettering. Unfinished, before damascening on armour and some loops on lace cravat.
London (BM, large Smith vol. II, p. 5), Oxford (Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. I, pt. XIII, p. 786).
II Finished.
London (NPG, D13834, Wheatley's London).
III As described.
Glasgow (GLAHA 16352), London (BM, 1950-5-20-372), London (NPG, D11522, Smith albums, D10651 and D12000), New York (NYPL, vol. 1, fol. 30, dated 1686), Oxford (Christ Church, vol. I, fol. 5), Oxford (Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. I, pt. XIII, p. 786). Windsor (RCIN 602838).
IV ? Plate damaged, especially at forehead and over inscription.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4638, wide margins, heavy paper, 1902-10-11-8325).
V Plate reworked, corners filled in with dark background.
London (NPG, D10649 and D10652), Oxford (Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. I, pt. XIII, p. 786).

References: CS 145; BM 59.
Location of original painting and related material: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich (BHC2798; Rosenfeld 16). See also the mezzotint by Isaac Beckett (CS 52; not in BM).


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

Jane Kelleway as Diana
published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
circa 1684
NPG D11444

23.
D11444
Jane Kelleway as Diana
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
Lettered Madam Jane Kelleway
Below left P. Lely Eques Pinxit.
Below right Sold by Alex: Brown at the blew balcony in little Queen street.

I Before the lettering.
Ibbot sale (1818).
II As described.
London (BM, 1877-8-11-648, falsified and mounted to look like an unlettered state and 1863-2-14-531, Portraits, good), London (NPG D11444, and D13162, counterproof).
III Plate cut. According to CS 15mm at top, 4 mm on right, 10 mm on left side.

References: CS 16; BM 1; Beckett 1951, 270.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown. Compare to painting called Queen Mary II when Princess in the Royal Collection (Beckett 1951, 270, pl. 104; Millar 1963, 249, pl. 103).


 
Anne Kirke (née Killigrew), by Isaac Beckett, published by  Alexander Browne, after  Sir Anthony Van Dyck, circa 1684 (circa 1637) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Anne Kirke (née Killigrew)
by Isaac Beckett, published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
circa 1684 (circa 1637)
NPG D11449

24.
D11449
Anne Kirke (née Killigrew)
By Isaac Beckett, published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
Mezzotint
18 7/8 in. x 11 1/2 in. (479 mm x 291 mm) plate size
Circa 1684 (circa 1637)
Lettered Madam Ann Kirk
Dedication To the Right Hon.ble Anthony Earle of Kent & ct This plate is humbly dedicated by your Honours / most Obedient Servant Alexander Browne
Below left Ant: Van Dyck Eques / pinxit
Below middle I. Becket fecit
Below right Sold by Alex Brown at ye blew / ballcony in little queen street

I Before the lettering.
London (BM, 1838-4-20-55), Oxford (Sutherland collection, Clarendon vol. IV, p. 112, small margins).
II As described.
Cambridge (trimmed and another cut impression), London (BM, 1902-10-11-123 and 1838-4-20-54, Portraits), London (NPG, D11449), New Haven (B1974.12.547), Oxford (Sutherland collection, Clarendon vol. IV, p. 42), Paris (Cc. 50, t. I, fol. 31, margins), Windsor (RCIN 657616).
III New address: Sold by E Cooper at y[e] 3 Pigeons in Bedford str.
Glasgow (GLAHA 16234), London (NPG, D13172), Oxford (Sutherland collection, Clarendon vol. IV, p. 42, margins), Vienna (ALB H II 37, p. 43, trimmed to platemark).

References: CS 58; BM 1; H. VI, 30a; New H. 451.
Location of original painting and related material: Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, San Marino, California (Glück 456; Larsen 894; Asleson and Bennett 108).


 
William Laud, published by David Loggan, after  Sir Anthony Van Dyck, circa 1684 (circa 1635-1637) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

William Laud
published by David Loggan, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
circa 1684 (circa 1635-1637)
NPG D11415

25.
D11415
William Laud
Published by David Loggan, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
Mezzotint
13 5/8 in. x 9 7/8 in. (345 mm x 252 mm) plate size
Circa 1684 (1635)
Lettered Gulielmus Laud Archiepiscopus Cantuariensis Martyr
Below left Ant. van Dyck pinxit

As described.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-3113 and 1838-4-20-126, Portraits), London (NPG, D11415), Cambridge (fine, margins), Paris (Cc. 50, t. III, fol. 22 and N2 portraits).

References: CS 5; BM 4; H. VI, 407; H. XI, 44; New H. 459.
Location of original painting and related material: Prime version: Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (inv. 2043; Ingamells 1981, p. 266, C.5; Jaffé, 1982; Larsen 897). Versions with variation in Laud's left hand: National Portrait Gallery, London (inv. 171; Piper 1963, p. 194, pl. 2f), Lambeth Palace, London, The Hermitage, St Petersburg (inv. 1698; Larsen 896); Loggan mezzotint (D11415) is after one of these variant versions. See also the engraving published by David Loggan (New H. 459 engraved version) and etching by Wenceslaus Hollar (Pennington 1454).

Although first published by David Loggan this print appears to be subsequently issued by Alexander Browne, possibly as a pair to the mezzotint of Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford (CS 39; BM 4)


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