Prints catalogue Smith - 11

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Henry Worster, by and published by John Smith, after  Thomas Murray, 1690 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Henry Worster
by and published by John Smith, after Thomas Murray
1690
NPG D11690

279.
D11690
Henry Worster
By and published by John Smith, after Thomas Murray
Mezzotint
12 3/4 in. x 9 1/4 in. (325 mm x 235 mm) plate size
1690
Lettered Henry Worster
Below left T Murrey pinx:
Below right J.Smith fe: & ex:

As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-881), Cambridge (Magdalene, Pepys collection, vol. II, 2979/114a), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, period VI, classes LX, opp. fol. 68), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16269), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4922* ... 4923, the latter cut removing lettering and in poor condition), London (NPG, D11690), New York (NYPL, vol. 1, fol. 73, dated 1690), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. I, fol. 58), Paris (BN, Ec. 86, fol. 52, discoloured, cut), Plymouth (CAG, COP16, f. 78, trimmed), Windsor (RL, RCIN 664249).

References: CS 282; Wessely 281; BM 1.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown.


 
Sir Christopher Wren, by and published by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, 1713 (1711) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir Christopher Wren
by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
1713 (1711)
NPG D11512

280.
D11512
Sir Christopher Wren
By and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
Mezzotint
13 3/8 in. x 9 7/8 in. (340 mm x 250 mm) plate size
1713 (1711)
Lettered in four lines Christophorus Wren Eques, Ædificiorum Regalium per totam ANGLIAN /.... A.D. 1713, Æt. 81.
Below left G. Kneller S.R. Imp. et Angl. Eques. Aur. Pinx. 1711. J. Smith Fec.
Below right Sold by J.Smith at ye Lyon & Crown in Russell street Covent Garden.

I Before the lettering.
II As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-882), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, period VII, classes VIII to IX, fol. 43), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16421 and 3992), London (BM, P.8-255 and 1902-10-11-4924 and K.68-195, Portraits), London (NPG, D11512), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 111, dated 1713), Paris (BN, Ec. 86, fol. 41, cut, and Cd. 12 cc, fol. 63, cut), Plymouth (CAG, COP16, f. 70, trimmed), Windsor (RL, RCIN 664258).
III Posthumously published.

References: CS 283 II; Wessely 282; BM 2; Stewart 867.
Location of original painting and related material: Three quarter length portrait by Sir Godfrey Kneller, 1711, in the collection of the National Portrait Gallery, London (NPG 113; Piper 1963, pp. 386-7, pl. 20b; Stewart 867, pl. 61d).


William Wycherley, by John Smith, after  Sir Peter Lely, 1703 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

William Wycherley
by John Smith, after Sir Peter Lely
1703
NPG D11506

281.
D11506
William Wycherley
By John Smith, after Sir Peter Lely
Mezzotint
10 3/8 in. x 7 1/2 in. (265 mm x 192 mm) plate size
1703
Lettered in three lines W. Wycherley / ... Quantum mutatus ab illo. Virg.
Below left P. Lely Eques pinx.
Below right I. Smith fec. 1703

I Before the lettering.
London (BM, large Smith vol. III, p. 12, margins, good, touched in pen and ink in the face, especially on eyebrows, chin and on the lace).
II As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-883), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, vol. IV, part I, fol. 71), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16243 and 1005), London (BM, P.6-99 and 1902-10-11-4925, and 1838-4-20-150, Portraits), London (NPG, D11506), London (UCL, Strang G2093), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 23), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. I, fol. 30), Paris (BN, Ec. 86, fol. 51, cut), Plymouth (CAG, COP16, f. 122, 10 mm margins, and COP17, f. 58, cut), Windsor (RL, RCIN 664332).

References: CS 284 II; Wessely 283; BM 1; Beckett 571.
Location of original painting and related material: Bust length portrait possibly after Sir Peter Lely in the collection of the National Portrait Gallery, London (NPG 880; Piper 1963, p. 388, pl. 12c; Beckett 571). Smith's print was prefixed to Wycherley's Miscellany Poems, 1704.