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Dorothy Brownlow (née Mason), Lady Brownlow, by John Smith, published by  Edward Cooper, after  William Wissing, 1687 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Dorothy Brownlow (née Mason), Lady Brownlow
by John Smith, published by Edward Cooper, after William Wissing
1687
NPG D846

28.
D846
Dorothy Brownlow (née Mason), Lady Brownlow
By John Smith, published by Edward Cooper, after William Wissing
Mezzotint
13 3/8 in. x 9 7/8 in. (340 mm x 250 mm) plate size
1687
Lettered Madam Dorothy Mason
Below left W.Wissing pinxit
Below centre I Smith fecit.
Below right E. Cooper exc.

I Before the lettering.
Windsor (RL, RCIN 651485).
II As described.
London (BM, large Smith vol. II, p. 19, margins, good), London (NPG, D846 and D12012), New York (NYPL, vol.1, fol. 27, dated 1687), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. I, fol. 87).
III With Cum Privil Regis.
London (NPG, D12013).
IV With Cum Privilegio Regis.
Eton (CL, Storer Granger, vol. IV, part IV, opp. fol. 63).
V Cooper's name erased. With crude rocker rework.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4716), New Haven (YCBA, B1974.12.585).
VI Posthumously published.

References: CS 179 I; Wessely 183; BM 1.
Location of original painting and related material: Three quarter length portrait by William Wissing in a private collection; photograph (Mellon neg. no. 791214) in the Heinz Archive and Library, NPG, London.


 
John Sheffield, 1st Duke of Buckingham and Normanby when Earl of Mulgrave, by and published by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, 1697 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

John Sheffield, 1st Duke of Buckingham and Normanby when Earl of Mulgrave
by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
1697
NPG D11564

29.
D11564
John Sheffield, 1st Duke of Buckingham and Normanby when Earl of Mulgrave
By and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
Mezzotint
13 3/8 in. x 9 3/4 in. (340 mm x 247 mm) plate size
1697
Lettered in six lines John Sheffield Earle of Mulgrave Ld Chamberlain of his Ma:ties Household ... Dyed Feb. 24. 1721.
Below right G. Kneller Eques pinx. / J. Smith Fecit et excud.

I Before the lettering. Unfinished. Before wand, lettering on Garter badge and frills on lace.
London (BM, large Smith vol. II, p. 22), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. II, p. 314, margins, fine).
II Before the lettering, finished.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4729, trimmed to platemark and large Smith vol. II, p. 22, with lettering of lettered state in ink and date 1697), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. II, p. 314).
III Lettered.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-804), Chatsworth? (Smith vol. I, fol. 107, cut), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4730, margins, 1950-5-20-115 and large Smith vol. II, p. 23), New York (NYPL, vol. 1, fol. 134, dated 1697, with additional lettering in pen and brown ink after second line: Gentleman of his Bedchamber Colonell of the Holland regiment Governour of Hull and at the end: Now Created Marquess of Normanby), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. I, fol. 99, with lettering in pen and brown ink : Gentleman of his Bedchamber Colonell of the Holland regiment Governour of Hull and below: Now Created Marquess of Normandy), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. II, p. 314), Plymouth (CAG, COP16, f. 46, 10 mm margins, with lettering in brown pen and ink: Since created Marquess of Normanby/ Duke of Buckingham Ld Lt of Middsex & of Yorkshire Ld. Steward of ye Household & Ld. President of ye Councell), Windsor (RL, RCIN 661508).
IV As described. With additional lettering. A second line : Gentleman of his Bedchamber Collonell of the Holland Regiment Gouernour of Hull
Below right: Created Marquess of Normandy 1694 / Duke & Marquess of Buckingham-Shire 1703. Dyed Feb.24.1721.
Cambridge (Magdalene, Pepys collection, vol. II, 2979/23b), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16393), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4731, trimmed), London (NPG, D11564), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. II, p. 314), Paris (BN, Ec. 85, fol. 107, trimmed, and Cd. 12 ca, fol. 15, cut), Windsor (RL, RCIN 661509).

References: CS 186 IV; Wessely 190; BM 1; Stewart 114.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown.


John Sheffield, 1st Duke of Buckingham and Normanby when Earl of Mulgrave, by John Smith, published by  Edward Cooper, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, 1688 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

John Sheffield, 1st Duke of Buckingham and Normanby when Earl of Mulgrave
by John Smith, published by Edward Cooper, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
1688
NPG D905

30.
D905
John Sheffield, 1st Duke of Buckingham and Normanby when Earl of Mulgrave
By John Smith, published by Edward Cooper
Mezzotint
13 1/4 in. x 9 7/8 in. (337 mm x 250 mm) plate size
1688
Lettered in three lines John Earle of Mulgrave, Lord Chamberlain of his Maties. Household Lord, Lieutenant for / the East Rideing of South Yorkshire, ... most honble Privy Council.
Below left I Smith fe:
Below centre Cum Privilegio Regis.
Below right E. Cooper ex:

I Before the lettering.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4732 and large Smith vol. II, p. 23), New York (NYPL, vol. 1, fol. 50, the contour of the face touched in ink, with the lettering in pen and brown ink, signed and dated 1688), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. I, pt. XI, p. 682, with pen and ink lettering in margin: Smith fecit / John Earl of Mulgrave).
II As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-805), Chatsworth (Smith vol. I, fol. 63, fine, lettering cut), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, vol. IV, part III, fol. 66), London (NPG, D905, 1688 inscribed in pen and and brown ink after Smith's name, and Wissing pinx added lower right, and D906), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. I, pt. XI, p. 682), Paris (BN, Ec. 85, fol. 106, dark impression, trimmed), Plymouth (CAG, COP16, f. 136, trimmed), Windsor (RL, RCIN 661507).
III Changed to Charles, Duke of Shrewsbury. Face, wig and cravat altered. Head turned and looking towards left revealing more of chain.
New lettering in four lines: The Most Noble Charles Duke of Shrewsbury ... most Noble Order of ye Garter. &c
Address at lower right : Sold by E Cooper at the 3 pigeons in Bedford street
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4733).
IV Plate reworked and strengthened (e.g. wig).
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4734), Oxford (Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. I, pt. XII, p. 762), Windsor (Coxe's Marlborough, V, 101).

References: CS 187 II; Wessely 191; BM 3.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown.


Richard Boyle, 3rd Earl of Burlington and 4th Earl of Cork; Lady Jane Boyle, by and published by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, 1701 (circa 1700) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Richard Boyle, 3rd Earl of Burlington and 4th Earl of Cork; Lady Jane Boyle
by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
1701 (circa 1700)
NPG D11554

31.
D11554
Richard Boyle, 3rd Earl of Burlington and 4th Earl of Cork with his sister, Lady Jane Boyle
By and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
Mezzotint
16 1/4 in. x 10 in. (412 mm x 253 mm) plate size
1701 (circa 1700)
Lettered Richard Lord Clifford and Lady Jane his Sister.
Below left S. R Imp: et Angl: Eques Aur: pinx:
Below centre I. Smith fec:
Below right Sold by I. Smith at the Lyon & Crown in Russel-Street Covent Garden

As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-698), Chatsworth (Smith vol. I, fol. 87, fine), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, Period VIII, class I-II, opp. fol. 72), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16222), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4477), London (NPG, D11554), New Haven (B1974.12.431), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 5, dated 1701), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. II, fol. 38), Paris (BN, Ec. 84, folio 29, trimmed, and Cd. 12 ca, fol. 22, cut), Plymouth (CAG, COP17, f. 17, trimmed), Windsor (RL, RCIN 651264).

References: CS 53; Wessely 60; BM 1; Stewart 118.
Location of original painting and related material: Derived from a group portrait by Sir Godfrey Kneller in the collection of the Duke of Devonshire, Chatsworth, Derbyshire (Stewart 117). Copy by unknown artist after John Smith in the collection of the National Portrait Gallery, London (NPG 2495; Kerslake 1977, p. 28, plate 85).


Gilbert Burnet, by John Smith, published by  Richard Tompson, published by  Edward Cooper, after  John Riley, 1690 (circa 1689-1691) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Gilbert Burnet
by John Smith, published by Richard Tompson, published by Edward Cooper, after John Riley
1690 (circa 1689-1691)
NPG D11581

32.
D11581
Gilbert Burnet
By John Smith, published by Richard Tompson, published by Edward Cooper, after John Riley
Mezzotint
14 3/8 in. x 10 5/8 in. (366 mm x 270 mm) plate size
1690 (circa 1689-91)
Lettered in three lines The Right Reverend Father in God / Gilbert Lord Bishop of Sarum & / Chancellor of ye most Noble Order of ye Garter.
Below left Painted from ye life by Mr: / Ino Riley Principall / Painter in Ordniary / to their Maj:tys
Below centre I. Smith fecit [#] Cum Privilegio Regis
Below right Sold by R. Tompson at ye /Sun in Bedford-berry &/ E Cooper at ye 3 Pigeons/ in Bedford Street

I Lettered.
At lower left in three lines: Painted from ye life by M:r / Ino Riley Principall / Painter to their Majtys
Eton (CL, Storer Granger, Period VII, classes IV to VII, opp. fol. 8), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4440, and large Smith vol. I, p. 12, margins), New York (NYPL, vol. 1, fol. 78, dated 1690), Paris (BN, Ec. 86, fol. 6, cut).
II As described.
Chatsworth (Smith vol. I, fol. 117, fine), Eton (CL, Storer Burnet, vol. I, frontispiece, cut to oval design), London (BM, 1889-6-3-298 and 1902-10-11-4441), London (NPG, D11581), London (UCL, Strang G2022, margins), Windsor (RL, RCIN 651681 [possibly state II]).
III Reworked, right eye altered, leaving a portion of the ball visible between the iris and the lower lid.
Cambridge (Magdalene, Pepys Collection, vol. III, fol. 103), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. I, fol. 55), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. I, pt. I, p. 1).
IV Address erased and replaced: Sold by Tho:s Bowles in St Pauls Church Yard London
Reworked, particularly the roping. With a darker overall tonality. Motto on Garter faint.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4442), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. I, pt I, p. 2), Windsor (RL, RCIN 651682-3).

References: CS 29 I; W 31; BM 10; Ingamells 1981, p. 139, G 1.
Location of original painting and related material: Three quarter length portrait by John Riley in the collection of the Earl of Haddington on loan to the Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh (L252; Ingamells p. 139, G 1). Several other versions including a copy in the collection of the NPG, London (NPG 159; Piper 1963, pp. 46-47, pl. 19f). See the drawing by John Smith in the British Museum (Sloane 5227-47), possibly preparatory for the mezzotint (Ingamells p. 140, G.10).


Gilbert Burnet, by and published by John Smith, circa 1690 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Gilbert Burnet
by and published by John Smith
circa 1690
NPG D19898

33.
D19898
Gilbert Burnet
By and published by John Smith
Mezzotint
9 1/4 in. x 7 1/2 in. (235 mm x 190 mm) plate size
circa 1690
Lettered in two lines The Right Reverend Father in God Gilbert Lord Bishop / ... ye most Noble Order of ye Garter.
Below right Sold by J. Smith at ye Lyon & Crown in Russel- [#] Street Covent Garden -

As described.
Eton (CL, Storer Granger, Period VII, classes IV to VII, opp. fol. 7), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16414), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4443 ... 4444, the latter on late paper and probably posthumous, and large Smith vol. I, p. 11, margins), London (NPG, D19898), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. II, pt. XII, p. 670), Windsor (RL, RCIN 651675).

References: CS 30; Wessely 32; BM 16.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown.


Sir Thomas Bury, by and published by John Smith, after  Jonathan Richardson, 1720 (1719) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir Thomas Bury
by and published by John Smith, after Jonathan Richardson
1720 (1719)
NPG D11675

34.
D11675
Sir Thomas Bury
By and published by John Smith, after Jonathan Richardson
Mezzotint
13 3/4 in. x 9 7/8 in. (350 mm x 250 mm) plate size
1720 (1719)
Lettered in three lines The Right Honble. Sr. Tho: Bury Knight ... of Exchequer.
Below left J. Richardson pinx. 1719.
Below right J. Smith fec et ex 1720.

I As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-681), Chatsworth (Smith vol. I, fol. 137), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, Period VII, classes IV to VII, opp. fol. 64), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16428), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4445, margins), London (NPG, D11675, paper with 'ni' pasted over i in Knight), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 140, paper over inscription to correct spelling of Knight), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. II, p. 332, the spelling mistake corrected with pen and ink and a mask), Paris (BN, Ec. 85, fol. 137, paper stuck over lettering to insert n in Knight, trimmed), Plymouth (CAG, COP16, f. 61, 10 mm margins), Windsor (RL, RCIN 651711).
II Posthumously published.

References: CS 31 I; Wessely 33; BM 1.
Location of original painting and related material: Three quarter length portrait by Jonathan Richardson in the collection of Gray's Inn, London. A version at Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Mass., and another version with Phillips, Bath, 5/12/1988, lot 107.


Caroline Wilhelmina of Brandenburg-Ansbach when Princess of Wales, by and published by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, 1717 (1716) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Caroline Wilhelmina of Brandenburg-Ansbach when Princess of Wales
by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
1717 (1716)
NPG D11640

35.
D11640
Caroline Wilhelmina of Brandenburg-Ansbach when Princess of Wales
By and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
Mezzotint
13 5/8 in. x 9 7/8 in. (346 mm x 250 mm) plate size
1717 (1716)
Lettered Her Royal Highness Wilhelmina Charlotta Princess of Wales.
Below left G.Kneller S.R. Imp. et Mag. Brit Baronet.s Pinx. 1716.
Below centre Ab Originali J.Smith Fecit 1717.
Below right Sold by I. Smith at ye Lyon & Crown in Russell Street Covent Garden

I As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-689), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, Period VIII, Class I-II, fol. 18, trimmed), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16366), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4898, and large Smith vol. III, p. 8, margins), London (NPG, D11640), London (UCL, Strang G2089, good margins), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 128), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, vol. II, pt. IX, p. 478, two impressions), Paris (BN, Ec. 86, fol. 94, discoloured, cut), Plymouth (CAG, COP16, f. 27, trimmed), Windsor (RL, RCIN 603916).
II Reworked, crown, pearls in hair and necklace added. Jewels enlarged. Shoulderknots added; spots added to ermine epaulettes.
Dates '1716' and '1717' erased.
Relettered in two lines: Serenissima Carolina D.G. Magn æ Britanni æ Franci æ / et Hiberni æ
Regina & c. Inaugurata XI die Octobris Anno 1727.
Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16368), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4899), London (NPG, D11642), New Haven (B1974.12.411), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 151), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. II, pt. IX, p. 478), Plymouth (CAG, COP16, f. 29, cut), Windsor (RL, RCIN 603944).
III Posthumously published.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4900).

References: CS 268 I; Wessely 48; BM 11; Stewart 135.
Location of original painting and related material: Whole length portrait by Sir Godfrey Kneller, 1716, in the Royal Collection, St James's Palace (Millar 1963, 345, pl. 148). See also the reduced version by John Smith (CS 269). See the engravings by George Vertue (BM 8) and Pieter Stevens Van Gunst (BM 9).


Caroline Wilhelmina of Brandenburg-Ansbach when Queen, by and published by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, after 1717, altered after 1727 (1716) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Caroline Wilhelmina of Brandenburg-Ansbach when Queen
by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
after 1717, altered after 1727 (1716)
NPG D11934

36.
D11934
Caroline Wilhelmina of Brandenburg-Ansbach when Queen
By and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
Mezzotint
7 7/8 in. x 5 7/8 in. (200 mm x 150 mm) plate size
After 1717, altered after 1727 (1716)
Lettered S. Carolina D.G. Mag: Brit: Fra: et Hib: Regina.
Below left G. Kneller S.R. Imp. et Mag. Brit. Baronet.s Pinx.
Below right J. Smith Fec et ex.

I Lettered: Her Royal Highness Wilhelmina Charlotta Princess of Wales.
Below left: G. Kneller S.R. Imp et Mag Brit Baronets Pinx.
Below right: J Smith Fec et ex.
Eton (CL, Storer Burnet, vol. IV, opp. p. 479, cut, and Granger, Period VIII, Class I-II, fol. 11, cut), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16322 with the lettering of the following state cut out and stuck to sheet), London (NPG, D11935), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 143), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. II, pt. IX, p. 480), Paris (BN, Ec. 86, fol. 93, cut), Plymouth (CAG, COP16, f. 111, cut), Windsor (RL, RCIN 603917).
II As described (re-lettered). Crown, pearls and knot added on shoulder. Costume altered, jewels enlarged and further spots on ermine epaulettes.
Eton (CL, Storer Granger, Period VIII, Class I-II, fol. 21, cut), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16324), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4901), London (NPG, D11934), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 158), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. II, pt. IX, p. 480), Plymouth (CAG, COP16, f. 113, cut), Windsor (RL, RCIN 603927).
III Posthumously published.

References: CS 269 II; Wessely 49; BM 12.
Location of original painting and related material: Whole length portrait by Sir Godfrey Kneller, 1716, in the Royal Collection, St James's Palace (Millar 1963, 345). Reduced version of the mezzotint by John Smith (CS 268) and pair to CS 104.


Mrs Carter, by and published by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, 1707 (1706) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Mrs Carter
by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
1707 (1706)
NPG D11622

37.
D11622
Mrs Carter
By and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
Mezzotint
13 5/8 in. x 9 7/8 in. (347 mm x 250 mm) plate size
1707 (1706)
Lettered M.rs Carter.
Below left G.Kneller S.R.Imp. et Angl. Eques Aur pinx. 1706.
Below right I.Smith fec et ex.

I Before the lettering.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4449, margins), Windsor (RL, RCIN 652103).
II As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-690), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, period VII, classes VIII to IX, fol. 79), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16292), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4450, and 1868-8-8-1407, Portraits, good), London (NPG, D11622), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 66, dated 1707), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. II, fol. 80), Paris (BN, Ec. 84, fol. 41, dark impression, cut, and Cd. 12 ca, fol. 18, cut), Plymouth (CAG, COP17, f.44, 12 mm margins), Windsor (RL, RCIN 652102).
III Posthumously published.
Edinburgh (SNPG, UP C 237, margins).

References: CS 33 II; Wessely 50; BM 1; Stewart 138.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown.


38.
Catherine of Braganza
By John Smith, published by Robert Palmer, after John Baptist Gaspars
Mezzotint
10 1/4 in. x 6 5/8 in. (265 mm x 168 mm) plate size
1683
Lettered Catherina Regina. & c.
Below left I: Smith fe:
Below right R: Palmer ex:

As described.
New York* (NYPL, vol. I, fol. 1, dated 1683), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Clarendon vol. IV, pt. VIII, p. 511, trimmed).

References: CS 35; not listed Wessely; not in BM.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown. The source of the image is a portrait by John Baptist Gaspars, now lost: for a later copy see portrait in the collection of the National Trust, Oxburgh Hall, King's Lynn, Norfolk. CS 35 is a copy of an engraving by Edward Le Davis (BM 1; Griffiths 1998, 140; Macleod and Marciari Alexander 91), published by Moses Pitt.


Catherine of Braganza, by John Smith, published by  Edward Cooper, after  William Wissing, 1684 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Catherine of Braganza
by John Smith, published by Edward Cooper, after William Wissing
1684
NPG D29293

39.
D29293
Catherine of Braganza
By John Smith, published by Edward Cooper, after William Wissing
Mezzotint
14 1/2 in. x 9 3/4 in. (368 mm x 249 mm), cut
1684
Lettered Katharine Queen of Great Brittain France & Ireland
Below left W.Wissing Pinxit
Below centre I.Smith fe:
Below right E.Cooper ex:

I Before the lettering.
London (BM, large Smith vol. I, p. 16, lettered in pen and ink: Katherine Queen of Great Britain / W.Wissing Pinxit / J.Smith fec. 1684).
II As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-692), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, vol. III, part II, opp. fol. 66), London (BM, 1864-8-13-31, 1902-10-11-4453, grey impression, and 1902-10-11-8125), London (NPG, D13144), New York (NYPL, vol. 1, fol. 12, dated 1684), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. I, pt. IV, p. 262, in pen and ink: 1684), Windsor (RL, RCIN 602744).
III Below right towards centre: Cum Privilegio Regis
Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. I, pt. IV, p. 262), Paris (BN, Ec.86, fol.71, cut), Windsor (RL, RCIN 602745).

References: CS 36 I; Wessely 52; BM 18.
Location of original painting and related material: Whole length portrait by William Wissing in a private collection, Lisbon; photograph (1955) in the Heinz Archive Archive and Library, NPG, London.


Robert Cecil, by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, 1697 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Robert Cecil
by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
1697
NPG D11667

40.
D11667
Robert Cecil
By John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
Mezzotint
13 1/2 in. x 9 3/4 in. (342 mm x 247 mm) plate size
1697
Below, centre G: Kneller Eques Pinx: / I: Smith Fec:

I Before the lettering. Numerous scrape marks in white space beyond oval design.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4454, margins).
II The blemishes and scrapes burnished.
London (BM, large Smith vol. I, p. 17, margins, good), Paris (BN, Ec. 86, fol. 16, the lettering in graphite, cut), Windsor (RL, RCIN 652334).
III As described.
Chatsworth (Smith vol. I, fol. 173), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, Period VII, Class I-III, opp. fol. 108, fine, with additional pen and ink inscription), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16264), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4455 ... 4456, and large Smith vol. I, p. 17, margins), London (NPG, D11667), New York (NYPL, vol. 1, fol. 131, in pen and brown ink: The Hon:ble Robert Cecil, dated 1697), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. I, fol. 43), Windsor (RL, RCIN 652333).
IV Posthumously published.

References: CS 37 II; Wessely 53; BM 1; Stewart 144.
Location of original painting and related material: Three quarter length portrait by Sir Godfrey Kneller in the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest (inv. no. 778; Stewart 144).


William Cecil, by John Smith, published by  Edward Cooper, after  William Wissing, 1686 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

William Cecil
by John Smith, published by Edward Cooper, after William Wissing
1686
NPG D11559

41.
D11559
William Cecil
By John Smith, published by Edward Cooper, after William Wissing
Mezzotint
13 3/8 in. x 9 7/8 in. (340 mm x 250 mm) plate size
1686
Lettered The Honorable William Cecil Esqr.
Below left W. Wissing Pixit
Below centre I. Smith fecit [#] Cum Priuligio Regis
Below right Sold by E. Cooper at ye 3 Pidgeons / in Bedford Street.

I Before the lettering. Margin unpolished.
London (BM, P.7-83).
II As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-693), Chatsworth (Smith vol. I, fol. 100), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, vol. IV, part IV, opp. fol. 15), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4457), London (NPG, D11559, D11994-5, D1268-70), New York (NYPL, vol. 1, fol. 25, dated 1686), Paris (BN, Ec.86 fol.17, cut), Windsor (RL, RCIN 652348).
III With new address: Printed & Sold by Tho. Glass next the Exchange / Stairs in Cornhill London
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4458), London (NPG, D11996), Windsor (RL, RCIN 652349).

References: CS 38 I; Wessely 54; BM 1.
Location of original painting and related material: Whole length portrait by William Wissing in the collection of the Marquess of Exeter, Burghley House, Northamptonshire.


42.
King Charles I
By John Smith, published by Robert Palmer
Mezzotint
10 1/8 in. x 6 3/8 in. (260 mm x 163 mm) plate size
Lettered Charles the first King of England Scotland France & Ireland Defender of ye faith
Below centre J Smith fe: [#] R Palmer ex:

As described.
Chatsworth (Smith vol. I, fol. 4, trimmed), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, vol. II, part II, fol. 36), London* (BM, 1902-10-11-4459, trimmed).

References: CS 39; Wessely 35.
Location of original painting and related material: The source of Smith's mezzotint is probably an engraving by an unknown printmaker used as the frontispiece to a late edition of John Guillim's A Display of Heraldrie, 1678-79 (BM 160).


King Charles I, published by John Smith, after  Sir Anthony Van Dyck, circa 1683-1729 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

King Charles I
published by John Smith, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
circa 1683-1729
NPG D11914

43.
D11914
King Charles I
Published by John Smith, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
Mezzotint
7 3/4 in. x 5 3/4 in. (196 mm x 147 mm) plate size
Circa 1683-1729
Lettered Carolus I D.G. Ang: Sco: Fran: et Hib Rex.
Below right I Smith exc:

As described.
Cambridge (FM), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, vol. II, part II, fol. 6), London (NPG, D11914), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. I, fol. 1), Plymouth (CAG, COP16, f. 91, trimmed), Windsor (RL, RCIN 601582).

References: CS 40; Wessely 36; not in BM; New H. 409.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown. No clear prime version extant.


44.
King Charles I
By John Smith, published by Pierce Tempest, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
Mezzotint
7 3/8 in. x 5 1/2 in. (190 mm x 140 mm) plate size
1687

I Unlettered.
New York (NYPL, vol. 1, fol. 31, lettered in pen and ink), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Clarendon vol. IV p. 42, with lettering Charles the first King &c... in pen and ink and date 1687).
II Lettered in two lines: Charles the I.st King of Engl: Scotl: Fran: & Ireland. / The Royal Martyr
Below left: Van Dyke pinx.
Below centre: I Smith fe
Below right: P. Tempest ex
III
Below right: E Cooper ex
Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Clarendon vol. IV, p. 42), Windsor* (RCIN 601671).
IV Retouched, with alterations to hair.
Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Clarendon vol. IV, p. 42).

References: CS 41; Wessely 37; not in BM; New H. 397.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown. The head is to be found in the following portraits by Van Dyck: the whole length portrait in robes of state, 1636, in the Royal Collection (Millar 1963, 145); the whole length in armour, the Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg; and the half length in armour in the collection of the Earl of Radnor, Longford Castle, Wiltshire. See also a larger mezzotint version published by Pierce Tempest (CS 1) and possibly by John Smith.


King Charles I, by and published by John Smith, after  Sir Anthony Van Dyck, 1718 (1636) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

King Charles I
by and published by John Smith, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
1718 (1636)
NPG D11517

45.
D11517
King Charles I
By and published by John Smith, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
Mezzotint
13 3/8 in. x 9 7/8 in. (340 mm x 250 mm) plate size
1718 (1636)
Lettered Carolus I.mus D.G. Ang. Sco. Fra. et Hib. Rex.
Below left A.Van Dyke Eques Pinx. I. Smith fec.
Below right Sold by I. Smith at ye Lyon & Crown in Russell Street Covent Garden

I Before the lettering. Margin not entirely cleared.
London (BM, 1972-U-966, Cracherode collection, and 1902-10-11-4460), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Clarendon vol. III, pt. II, p. 93).
II As described.
Brunswick (AB 3.94), Chatsworth (Smith vol. I, fol. 3, cut), Coburg (XI, 5,5), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, vol. II, part II, fol. 5), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16346), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4461, 1950-5-20-366 and P.2-24, Portraits), London (NPG, D11517), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 133, dated 1718, sheet), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Clarendon vol. III, pt.II, p. 93), Plymouth (CAG, Cottonian Gallery display, wide margins), Vienna (HB 95.1, p. 10, dated in pen 1718, and ALB H II 37, p. 1), Windsor (RL, RCIN 601639).
III Published in Boydell's Heads of Illustrious ... Persons, 1811, opp. p 17.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4462), London (NPG Archive and Library, Fleming collection), New Haven (YCBA, Dept. of Rare Books), Windsor (RL).

References: CS 42 II; Wessely 38; BM 52; New H. 399.
Location of original painting and related material: Whole length portrait by Sir Anthony Van Dyck, 1636, in the Royal Collection, Buckingham Palace (Glück 382; Millar 1963, 145; Larsen 789; Brown and Vlieghe 90). See also the reduced version by John Smith (CS 43) and a similar version by John Simon (CS 36).


King Charles I, by and published by John Smith, after  Sir Anthony Van Dyck, 1718? (1636) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

King Charles I
by and published by John Smith, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
1718? (1636)
NPG D11913

46.
D11913
King Charles I
By and published by John Smith, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
Mezzotint
8 in. x 5 3/4 in. (204 mm x 147 mm) plate size
?1718 (1636)
Lettered Carolus I.mus D.G. Ang. Sco. Fra. et Hib. Rex.
Below left A.Van Dyke Eques Pinx. I. Smith fec.
Below right Sold by I. Smith at ye Lyon & Crown in Russell Street Covent Garden

I As described.
Brunswick (AB 3.95), Brussels (S.I 14109), Cambridge (FM), Coburg (XI, 5,4), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, vol. II, part II, fol. 6), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16302), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4463, and large Smith vol. I, p. 19), London (NPG, D11913), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. II, fol. 90, margins), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. I, pt. III, p. 160, two impressions), Paris (BN, Ec. 85, fol. 66), Plymouth (CAG, COP16, f. 92, inscribed in pen and brown ink, Smith's hand 1709 after fec., trimmed), Vienna (HB 95.1, p. 10), Windsor (RL, RCIN 601640).
II Posthumously published.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4464), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. I, pt. III, p. 160).

References: CS 43 I; Wessely 39; BM 53; New H. 399 (small version).
Location of original painting and related material: Whole length portrait by Sir Anthony Van Dyck, 1636, in the Royal Collection, Buckingham Palace (Glück 382; Millar 1963, 145; Larsen 789; Brown and Vlieghe 90). CS 43 is a reduced version of the mezzotint by John Smith, CS 42.


King Charles I, published by John Smith, circa 1683-1729 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

King Charles I
published by John Smith
circa 1683-1729
NPG D11909

47.
D11909
King Charles I
Published by John Smith
Mezzotint
13 in. x 9 in. (330 mm x 230 mm) plate size
Circa 1683-1729
Lettered (partly in Greek) CAROLUS I.th. ... Heb.11.38.
Below right Sold by I. Smith in Russel Street

I As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-683), Cambridge (Magdalene, Pepys Collection, vol. I, fol. 85), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, vol. II, part II, fol. 31), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16347), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4465, possibly modern, and 1902-10-11-8135), London (NPG, D11909), Windsor (RL).
II Posthumously published. Retouched.

References: CS 44 I; Wessely 40; BM 210.
Location of original painting and related material: CS 44 is a mezzotint after the engraving ?by/published by A. Hertocks (H. VII after Philip Fruytiers, 3). See also the reduced, reversed version published by John Smith (CS 45).


King Charles I, published by John Smith, circa 1683-1729 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

King Charles I
published by John Smith
circa 1683-1729
NPG D11874

48.
D11874
King Charles I
Published by John Smith
Mezzotint
6 3/4 in. x 4 3/4 in. (172 mm x 120 mm) plate size
Circa 1683-1729
Lettered in two lines Charle's the I.th. &c. / of whom the World was not Worthy Heb 11.38.
Below right I. Smith ex.

I As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-685), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16859), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4466), London (NPG, D11874).
II Posthumously published.

References: CS 45 I; Wessely 41; BM 211.
Location of original painting and related material: Mezzotint after the engraving ?by/published by A. Hertocks (H. VII after Philip Fruytiers, 3). CS 45 is a reduced, reversed version of the mezzotint published by John Smith, CS 44.


49.
King Charles II
By John Smith, published by Edward Cooper, after John Baptist Gaspars.
Mezzotint
10 1/8 in. x 7 1/4 in. (260 mm x 185 mm) plate size
1683

I Lettered: Carolus Secundus Rex &c.
Below left: JS [in monogram] Fe.
Below right: R Palmer Ex
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-684).
II Palmer's address erased and replaced in crude lettering: E. Cooper Ex.
Chatsworth (Smith vol. I, fol. 5, trimmed), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, vol. III, part II, opp. fol. 28), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4467, sheet), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, vol. IV, pt. VIII, facing p. 511, small margins), Windsor* (RL, RCIN 602606).

References: CS 46; Wessely 112; BM 26.
Location of original painting and related material: The head derives from a Kneller type but the overall image is apparently based on a portrait by J.B. Gaspars at Grimsthorpe Castle, Bourne, Lincolnshire (Gibson 1997, 826).
CS 46 is a copy of engraving by Robert White (BM 25), published by Moses Pitt. There is also an engraving by William Sherwin of the same image. Part of a set of royal portraits by John Smith published by Robert Palmer.


50.
King Charles II
By John Smith, published by Edward Cooper, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
Mezzotint
7 1/4 in. x 5 3/8 in. (185 mm x 138 mm) plate size
?1686

I Before the lettering.
II Lettered: Charles the II.d King of Engl: Scotl: Fran: & Irel:
Below left: I. Smith fe.
Below right: E. Cooper ex:
Oxford* (Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. I, pt. IV, p. 270).

References: CS 47; Wessely 43; not in BM.
Location of original painting and related material: Probably a copy of the large engraving by Robert White (BM 54; Griffiths 1998, 137). See two pencil miniatures by Robert White: one dated 1678, with Sotheby's, 29/3/1976, lot 26; the other dated 1684 in the collection of the Duke of Portland, Welbeck Abbey, Nottinghamshire (Goulding 1916, 372). See also a related portrait, studio of Sir Godfrey Kneller in the collection of the National Trust, Saltram House, Devon.


King Charles II, by and published by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, 1704 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

King Charles II
by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
1704
NPG D11915

51.
D11915
King Charles II
By and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
Mezzotint
7 5/8 in. x 5 7/8 in. (194 mm x 149 mm) plate size
1704
Lettered Carolus II.dus D.G. Ang. Sco. Fra. et Hib. Rex Fidei Defensor. &c.
Below left G.Kneller pinx.
Below right J.Smith fec. et ex.

I Before the lettering.
Windsor (RL, RCIN 602588, fine).
II As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-686), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16303), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4469, 1902-10-11-8139, and large Smith vol. I, p. 20), London (NPG, D11915), London (UCL, Strang G2023, small margins), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 31), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. I, fol. 1), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, vol. IV, pt. VII, p. 384, two impressions, one with date in pen and ink: 1704), Plymouth (CAG, COP16, f. 94, with 1704 in pen and brown ink, Smith's hand), Windsor (RL, RCIN 602589).
III Posthumously published. Reworked.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4468).

References: CS 48 I; Wessely 44; BM 51.
Location of original painting and related material: Whole length portrait by Sir Godfrey Kneller in the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool (acc. no. 3023; Stewart 154, pl. 16; Gibson 1997, 837).


Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor, by and published by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, 1703 (1703) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor
by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
1703 (1703)
NPG D11648

52.
D11648
Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor
By and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
Mezzotint
13 5/8 in. x 9 7/8 in. (346 mm x 250 mm) plate size
1704 (1703)
Lettered in two lines Carolus III. Hispaniarum et Indiarum Rex Catholicus &c. / Natus.... Sept. 1 1703.
Below left G. Kneller S.R. Imp. et Angles Eques Aur. Pinx.
Below centre I. Smith fec.
Below right Sold by I Smith at ye Lyon & Crown in Russel street Covent Garden

I Before the lettering. Before triangular patterning on armour. Margin uncleared, height of ground: 310 mm.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4848, trimmed to platemark), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. II, pt. XI, p. 574).
II With patterning on armour and further burnishing adding highlights. A line scored to delimit the margin.
Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. II, pt. XI, p. 574).
III As described. Height of ground: 300 mm. Margin cleared: 45 mm.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-687), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16376), London (BM, 1855-5-12-79, 1902-10-11-4849 ... 4851, and large Smith vol. II, p. 44), London (NPG, D11648), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 38, dated 1704), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. I, fol. 32), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. II, pt. XI, p. 574), Paris (BN, Ec. 85, fol. 83, fine dark impression, cut, and Cd. 12 ca, fol. 21, cut), Plymouth (CAG, COP16, f. 35, cut).

References: CS 241 III; Wessely 45; Stewart 155.
Location of original painting and related material: Whole length portrait by Sir Godfrey Kneller in the Royal Collection, St James's