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John Chetwynd, by John Smith, after  Sir John Baptist De Medina, 1705 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

John Chetwynd
by John Smith, after Sir John Baptist De Medina
1705
NPG D11702

55.
D11702
John Chetwynd
By John Smith, after Sir John Baptist De Medina
Mezzotint
13 5/8 in. x 9 7/8 in. (346 mm x 250 mm) plate size
1705
Lettered in three lines John Chetwynd / of Ingestre in the County of Stafford Esq. / Dyed Dec. 9. 1702. his Age. 59.
Below left I.B. de Medine pinx.
Below right I.Smith fec.

I Before the lettering.
London (BM, large Smith vol. I, p. 21, with the lettering of the lettered state in pen and brown ink).
II As described.
Chatsworth (Smith vol. I, fol. 145), London (BM, 1950-5-20-92, margins), London (NPG, D11702), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 44, dated 1705), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. II, fol. 58), Paris (BN, Ec. 86, fol. 25, cut).

References: CS 49 II; Wessely 55; BM 1.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown. Half length portrait by Sir John Baptist De Medina in the collection of the Earl of Shrewsbury, Ingestre Hall, Stafford (until 1960).


 
Sarah Plowden (née Chicheley), by and published by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, 1701 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Sarah Plowden (née Chicheley)
by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
1701
NPG D11601

56.
D11601
Sarah Chicheley
By and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
Mezzotint
13 1/4 in. x 10 in. (335 mm x 254 mm) plate size
1701
Lettered M.rs Sarah Chicheley.
Below left G.Kneller S.R. Imp: & Angl: Eques Aur pinx:
Below centre I.Smith fec:
Below right Sold by I.Smith at the Lyon & Crown in Russel street Covent - garden

I Before the lettering.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4470), Windsor (RL, RCIN 652452).
II As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-694), Cambridge (Magdalene, Pepys collection, vol. II, 2979/222), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, period VII, classes VIII to IX, fol. 81), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16297), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4471 and 1855-5-12-25, Portraits), London (NPG, D11601), London (UCL, Strang G2024, good margins), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 2, dated 1701), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. I, fol. 102), Paris (BN, Ec. 84, fol. 33), Plymouth (CAG, COP17, f. 42, cut), Windsor (RL, RCIN 652451).
III Posthumously published.
Edinburgh (SNPG, EPIII 235-1, black strengthening lines, margins).

References: CS 50 I; Wessely 56; BM 1; Stewart 158.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown. See related portrait in private collection, Harley House, London, with frame inscribed 'Mrs Plowden d. 1725'; photograph in the Witt Library, Courtauld Institute of Art, London. See also a mezzotint by William Faithorne Jr of 'Madam Plowden' after John Closterman (CS 29), possibly the same sitter.


 
Sir Robert Clayton, by John Smith, after  John Riley, 1707 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir Robert Clayton
by John Smith, after John Riley
1707
NPG D11577

57.
D11577
Sir Robert Clayton
By John Smith, after John Riley
Mezzotint
16 in. x 11 1/4 in. (405 mm x 285 mm) cut to plate size
1707
Lettered The R.t Honble S.r Rob. Clayton Kt Lord Mayor of ye City of London 1680.
Below left I. Riley pinx.
Below right I. Smith fec.

I Before the lettering. Unfinished, the upper medallion blank and before lettering on ribbons. Before some detailing in drypoint, i.e. brickwork on coat of arms. Without indication of fur on rim of hat. Before the patterning on the handle of the mace.
London (BM, large Smith vol. I, p. 22, in pen and brown ink: S.r Rob.t Clayton Lord Mayor of London 1680 / J.Riley pinx / J Smith fe), Windsor (RL, RCIN 652643).
II As described.
Lettered in open capitals in the ribbons: NON VULTUS INSTANTIS TYRANNI
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-697), Chatsworth (Smith vol. I, fol. 96), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, vol. III, part IV, opp. fol. 134), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16427), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4474 ... 4475, and 1950-5-20-165), London (NPG, D11577), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 67, dated 1707), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. II, fol. 72), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. I, pt. VIII, p. 498, trimmed), Paris (BN, Ec. 85, fol. 125, trimmed), Plymouth (CAG, COP16, f. 131, trimmed), Windsor (RL, RCIN 652642).
III Published in Boydell's Heads of Illustrious ... Persons, 1811, opp. p 55.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4476, sheet), London (NPG, Heinz Archive and Library, Fleming collection), New Haven (YCBA, Dept. of Rare Books), Windsor (RL).

References: CS 52 II; Wessely 59; BM 1.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown. Three quarter length portrait by John Riley in the collection of Lady A.G. Clayton of Harleyford Manor, Marlow, Buckinghamshire; with Christie's, 23/6/1950, lot 40A. Replica in the collection of the Corporation of London, Guildhall Art Gallery, London (acc. no. 96).


William Congreve, by and published by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, 1710 (1709) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

William Congreve
by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
1710 (1709)
NPG D11503

58.
D11503
William Congreve
By and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
Mezzotint
13 5/8 in. x 9 7/8 in. (346 mm x 252 mm) plate size
1710 (1709)
Lettered M.r William Congreve.
Below left G. Kneller S.R. Imp. et Angl. Eques [#] Aur. Pinx.
Below right J.Smith fec. et ex. 1710.

I Before the lettering.
II As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-699), Chatsworth (Smith vol. I, fol. 147, trimmed), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, period VIII, classes VI to VIII, fol. 44), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16435), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4478 ... 4479, latter cut removing lettering, and Q.1-88, Portraits), London (NPG, D11503), London (UCL, Strang G2027, sheet), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 95), Paris (BN, Ec. 86, fol. 58, cut, and Cd. 12 ca, fol. 23, cut), Plymouth (CAG, COP17, f. 61, 10 mm margins), Windsor (RL, RCIN 652815).
III Posthumously published.

References: CS 54 II; Wessely 61; BM 1.
Location of original painting and related material: Half length portrait by Sir Godfrey Kneller, 1709, in the collection of the NPG, London (NPG 3199; Piper 1963, p. 80, pl. 23c; Stewart 173). See also the Kit-cat mezzotint by John Faber Jr (CS 208; BM 2).


Frances Coningsby (née Jones), Lady Coningsby; Lady Catherine Jones, by John Smith, published by  Edward Cooper, after  Jan van der Vaart, after  William Wissing, 1691 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Frances Coningsby (née Jones), Lady Coningsby; Lady Catherine Jones
by John Smith, published by Edward Cooper, after Jan van der Vaart, after William Wissing
1691
NPG D31354

59.
D31354
Frances Coningsby (née Jones), Lady Coningsby, with her sister Lady Catherine Jones
By John Smith, published by Edward Cooper, after Jan Van der Vaart and William Wissing
Mezzotint
15 1/2 in. x 9 7/8 in. (395 mm x 250 mm) plate size
1691
Lettered in two lines The Lady Frances and the Lady Catharine Jones Daughters to the / Right Hon:ble Richard Earle of Ranelagh.
Below right Sold by E Cooper at the 3 Pidgeon in Bedford street
Below centre Cum Privilegio Regis
Below left towards centre I Smith fecit
Below left I Vandervaart Pinxit

I Below right corner left black. Unlettered and blemishes in margin.
London (BM, 1874-8-8-1258, margins, fine).
II Before the lettering, with margin burnished. With a thistle and grasses in front of seated figure.
Eton (CL, Storer Granger, period VII, classes VIII to IX, fol. 54, in margin in pen and brown ink: Lady Frances, & Lady Catherine Jones Coningsby Daughters to Richard E. of Ranelagh.), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4639, small margins, and large Smith vol. II, p. 7), New York (NYPL, vol. 1, fol. 81, lettered in pen and brown ink, signed and dated 1691), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. II, fol. 32).
III As described. Thistle replaced by drapery.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-824), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4640, trimmed and grey), London (NPG, D12017), New Haven (B1974.12.540, with a brown hue), Paris (BN, Ec. 86, fol. 114, cut), Windsor (RL, RCIN 657071).
IV Cooper's address erased, instead: Sold by J Bowles at Mercers Hall Cheapside
Advertised by John Bowles in 1731, p. 60, no. 99; in 1749, p. 80, no. 134, and in 1753, p. 84, no. 117.

References: CS 147 II; Wessely 211; BM 1.
Location of original painting and related material: Double portrait by William Wissing and Jan Van der Vaart with Sotheby's, New York, 14/10/1999, lot 18. In the collection of Historical Portraits, London 2001, 6. For a related composition see the mezzotint of Mary Grimston by Isaac Beckett after William Wissing (CS 48).


Catherine Copley (née Purcell), Lady Copley, by and published by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, 1697 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Catherine Copley (née Purcell), Lady Copley
by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
1697
NPG D11603

60.
D11603
Catherine Copley (née Purcell), Lady Copley
By and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
Mezzotint
13 3/8 in. x 9 5/8 in. (340 mm x 243 mm) plate size
1697
Lettered The Lady Copley.
Below left G. Kneller Eques pinx:
Below right J Smith fec & exc:

I Before the lettering.
II Before the sitter's name, with lettering at corners.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-700, printed in dark red ink, and RP-P-OB-32-701), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, period VII, classes VIII to IX, fol. 55, in faded red ink: The Lady Copley / a proof), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16284), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4480, margins, and large Smith vol. I, p. 23), New York (NYPL, vol. 1, fol. 130, in pen and ink: The Lady Copley, dated 1697), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. I, fol. 97, printed in dark brown ink), Paris (BN, Ec. 86, fol. 127, lettered in brown ink: The Lady Copley, and fol. 128, printed in light brown ink; Cd. 12 ca, fol. 24, lettered in brown ink: The Lady Copley), Windsor (RL, RCIN 652954).
III As described.
Edinburgh (SNPG, UP C 254, margins), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4481), London (NPG, D11603).
IV Posthumously published.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4482).

References: CS 55 II; Wessely 62; BM 1; Stewart 179.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown. See comparable portrait of Lady Copley by Sir Godfrey Kneller with Sotheby's, 15/11/1967, lot 55 (Stewart 178).


Elinor (Eleanor) Copley, by and published by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, 1694 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Elinor (Eleanor) Copley
by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
1694
NPG D11620

61.
D11620
Elinor Copley
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
1694
Lettered Mrs Elinor Copley
Below left G. Kneller Eques pinx:
Below right I.Smith fec: et excud:

I As described, corners lightly grounded.
Eton (CL, Storer Granger, period VII, classes VIII to IX, fol. 84), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16295), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4483 ... 4485, one cut removing lattering and 1855-5-12-29, Portraits), London (NPG, D11620), London (UCL, Strang G2028, good margins), New York (NYPL, vol. 1, fol. 107, dated 1694), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. I, fol. 49, printed in red-brown ink), Paris (BN, Ec. 86, fol. 126, cut, and Cd. 12 ca, fol. 25, cut), Plymouth (CAG, COP17, f. 24, trimmed), Windsor (RL, RCIN 652955).
II Retouched, grounding removed from corners.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-702).

References: CS 56 I; Wessely 63; BM 1; Stewart 180.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown.


62.
Sir Godfrey Copley

By John Smith, published by Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
Mezzotint
6 in. x 4 1/4 in. (155 mm x 110 mm) plate size
1694

I Before the lettering.
II Lettered under oval at left: I: Kneller pinx:
Below right: I:Smith fecit
Chatsworth (Smith vol. I, fol. 77), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4486 and 1950-5-20-127), New York* (NYPL, vol. 1, fol. 103, lettered in pen and brown ink: S.r Godfrey Copley, dated 1694, printed in brown ink, good margins).

References: CS 57; Wessely 64; BM 1; Stewart 181.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown.


Arcangelo Corelli, by John Smith, after  Hugh Howard, 1704 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Arcangelo Corelli
by John Smith, after Hugh Howard
1704
NPG D11509

63.
D11509
Arcangelo Corelli
By John Smith, after Hugh Howard
Mezzotint
13 7/8 in. x 9 3/4 in. (352 mm x 248 mm) plate size
1704
Lettered ARCANGELVS CORELLIUS de FUSIGNANO dictus BONONIENSIS.
Five lines in Latin Liquisse Infernas ... BRITANNUS honores.
Below left H. Howard ad vivum pinxit
Below right I Smith Anglus fecit

I Before the lettering. Before score on music sheet.
London (BM, R.7-118, small margins, fine).
II Lettered [with H.Howard pinx. only].
Chatsworth (Smith vol. I, fol. 126, cut), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, period VII, classes VIII to IX, fol. 10), London (BM, large Smith vol. I, p. 24), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 35, dated 1704), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. I, fol. 57), Plymouth (CAG, COP17, f. 2, trimmed).
III As described [with H.Howard ad vivum pinxit. ]
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-703), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16437, pale impression), London (BM, K.67-120 Cracherode collection, 1902-10-11-4487, and large Smith vol. I, p. 25, good margins), London (NPG, D11509), London (UCL, Strang G2029, margins), Paris (BN, Ec. 86, fol. 68, cut).
IV Posthumously published.

References: CS 58 I; Wessely 65.
Location of original painting and related material: Half length portrait by Hugh Howard in the collection of the National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin (acc. no.773), probably a copy of the portrait by Carlo Maratta formerly in the collection of the Earl of Mount Edgcumbe. Other versions in collections of the Royal College of Music, London, the Royal Society of Musicians, London, and the Faculty of Music, Oxford (Wynne 1969, p. 315).


Francesco Cornaro, by John Smith, after  Charles D

Francesco Cornaro
by John Smith, after Charles D'Agar
1706
NPG D11666

64.
D11666
Francesco Cornaro
By John Smith, after Charles D'Agar
Mezzotint
13 5/8 in. x 9 7/8 in. (347 mm x 251 mm) plate size
1706
Lettered in seven lines Illustrissimus et Excellentissimus Dominus / Franciscus Cornaro, apud Serenissimam /... Die XXV Aprilis Anno. 1706.
Below left Carolus D'Agar pinx.
Below right Johannes Smith Fecit Londini 1706.

I Before the lettering.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4488, trimmed to platemark).
II ? With further cross hatching on lace at right below curls of hair.
London (BM, large Smith vol. I, p. 26).
III As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-704), Chatsworth (Smith vol. I, fol. 151), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16409), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4489 ...4490, and large Smith vol. I, p. 26), London (NPG, D11666), London (UCL, Strang D2030, trimmed to platemark), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 63), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. II, fol. 66), Paris (BN, Ec. 85, fol. 132, trimmed), Plymouth (CAG, COP16, f. 41, trimmed).

References: CS 59 II; Wessely 66.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown.


Giovanni Cornaro II, by John Smith, after  Giovanni Agostino Cassana, 1712 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Giovanni Cornaro II
by John Smith, after Giovanni Agostino Cassana
1712
NPG D11591

65.
D11591
Giovanni Cornaro II
By John Smith, after Giovanni Agostino Cassana
Mezzotint and engraving
16 1/8 in. x 11 5/8 in. (410 mm x 295 mm) plate size
1712
Lettered JOANNES CORNELIUS DUX VENM: CRES: XXII MAIJ MDCCIX.
Below left Gio Agostino Cassana pinx.
Below right Johannes Smith fecit Londini [#] 1712.

I Before the lettering. Before line work on arms complete.
II As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-705), Chatsworth (Smith vol. I, fol. 110), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16388), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4491), London (NPG, D11591), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 104, sheet), Paris (BN, Ec. 85, fol. 91, cut), Plymouth (CAG, Cottonian Gallery display).

References: CS 60; Wessely 67.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown.


Nicola Cosimo, by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, 1706 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Nicola Cosimo
by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
1706
NPG D11693

66.
D11693
Nicola Cosimo
By John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
Mezzotint
13 5/8 in. x 9 7/8 in. (347 mm x 252 mm) plate size
1706
Six lines of Latin Hic est Romana Cosimus ... non Sinat ora mori
Dedication Illustrissimo Domino Comiti de Baltemore ... Servus J. Smith.
Below left G. Kneller Eques pinx.
Below right I. Smith fec. 1706

I As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-706), Chatsworth (Smith vol. I, fol. 150), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, period VII, classes VIII to IX, fol. 13), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16249), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4492), London (NPG, D11693), London (UCL, Strang G2031, trimmed to platemark), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 53), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. II, fol. 75), Paris (BN, Ec. 86, fol. 69, cut), Plymouth (CAG, COP17, f. 3, trimmed), Windsor (RL, RCIN 652999).
II Posthumously published.

References: CS 61 I; Wessely 68; Stewart 184.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown.


Sir Robert Cotton, 1st Bt, by John Smith, after  Thomas Gibson, 1706 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir Robert Cotton, 1st Bt
by John Smith, after Thomas Gibson
1706
NPG D11682

67.
D11682
Sir Robert Cotton, 1st Bt
By John Smith, after Thomas Gibson
Mezzotint
14 in. x 9 7/8 in. (355 mm x 250 mm) plate size
1706
Lettered in three lines S.r Robert Cotton of / Combermere ... / Ob.t 17 Decem. 1712 Æ tat: Su æ 77.
Below left T. Gibson pinx.
Below right I. Smith fec. 1706

I Before the lettering and coat of arms.
London (BM, large Smith vol. I, p. 27, margins, fine).
II With coat of arms.
Below left: T Gibson pinx
Below right: I. Smith fec. 1706.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-707), Chatsworth (Smith vol. I, fol. 105), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, Period VII, Class I-III, fol. 109, with pen and ink inscription), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4493, and large Smith vol. I, p. 27), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 59, lettered in pen and ink), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. II, pt. VIII, p. 440), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. II, fol. 69), Paris (BN, Ec. 86, fol. 54, lettered in pen and ink: Jonh Cotton of Chostier, cut), Windsor (RL, RCIN 653031).
III As described.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4494), London (NPG, D11682), Plymouth (CAG, COP16, f. 64, trimmed), Windsor (RL, RCIN 653030).

References: CS 62 II; Wessely 69; BM 1.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown.


Thomas Coulson, by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, 1714 (1688) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Thomas Coulson
by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
1714 (1688)
NPG D11678

68.
D11678
Thomas Coulson
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
1714 (1688)
Lettered in two lines Thomas Coulson Esq. / Obijt 2o. Junij 1713. [#] Æ tatis Su æ 68.
Below left G. Kneller Pinx. 1688.
Below right I. Smith fec. 1714.

I Before the lettering. Rockerwork straying into margin.
London (BM, P.7-88 and 1902-10-11-4495, margins).
II As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-708), Chatsworth (Smith vol. I, fol. 148, trimmed), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, vol. IV, part IV, fol. 18), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16252), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4496 ... 4497, the former a sheet with some foxing), London (NPG, D11678), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 118), Paris (BN, Ec. 86, fol. 28, cut), Plymouth (CAG, COP16, f. 75, trimmed), Windsor (RL, RCIN 653037).

References: CS 63 II; Wessely 70: BM 1; Stewart 192.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown.


William Cowper (Cooper), by John Smith, after  John Closterman, 1698 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

William Cowper (Cooper)
by John Smith, after John Closterman
1698
NPG D11579

69.
D11579
William Cowper (Cooper)
By John Smith, after John Closterman
Mezzotint and etching
15 3/4 in. x 11 in. (400 mm x 280 mm) plate size
1698
Lettered Gulielmus Cowper Chyrurgus
Below left I: Closterman pinxit
Below right I: Smith fecit

I Before the lettering and edge of tablet. Unfinished.
II As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-709), Cambridge (Magdalene, Pepys Collection, vol. III, fol. 7 / 191), Chatsworth (Smith vol. I, fol. 146), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, Period VII, classes IV to VII, opp. fol. 84), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16439), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4498, 1950-5-20-32, and large Smith vol. I, p. 29, margins and 1850-10-14-307, Portraits), London (NPG, D11579), New York (NYPL, vol. 1, fol. 138, dated 1698, sheet), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. I, fol. 59), Paris (BN, Ec. 86, fol. 39, cut), Plymouth (CAG, COP16, f. 132, trimmed), Windsor (RL, RCIN 653094).

References: CS 64 II; Wessely 71; BM 1; Rogers 1983, 21.
Location of original painting and related material: Half length portrait by John Closterman in the collection of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, London (Rogers 1983, 21).The mezzotint by John Smith was used as the frontispiece to Cowper's Anatomy, 1698.


William Cowper, 1st Earl Cowper, by and published by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, 1707 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

William Cowper, 1st Earl Cowper
by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
1707
NPG D11576

70.
D11576
William Cowper, 1st Earl Cowper
By and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
Mezzotint
17 3/4 in. x 11 5/8 in. (450 mm x 295 mm) cut to plate mark
1707
Lettered The Right Hon.ble William Lord Cowper Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain &c. 1707.
Below left G. Kneller 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

I Unfinished. Oval space for portrait and medallion below unworked and black. Before the lettering.
Haddenham (Lennox-Boyd).
II Lower medallion left black.
London (BM, P.8-83, touched in pen and brown ink on features of face and wig).
III As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-710), Chatsworth (Smith vol. I, fol. 78), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, Period VII, Class I-III, opp. fol. 62), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16401), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4499), London (NPG, D11576), London (UCL, Strang G2032, trimmed to platemark), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 72, dated 1707), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. II, pt. VIII, facing p. 439), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. II, fol. 64), Paris (BN, Ec. 85, fol. 133, trimmed, and Cd. 12 ca, fol. 2, cut), Plymouth (CAG, COP16, f. 130, trimmed), Windsor (RL, RCIN 653091).
IV Plate worn. Retouched, especially on wig, eyes and the coat of arms.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4500).

References: CS 65; Wessely 72; BM 1; Stewart 196.
Location of original painting and related material: Two three quarter length portraits of Lord Cowper in Lord Chancellor's robes by Sir Godfrey Kneller: one in the collection of Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Mass. (seated), and one with Christie's, 16/6/2000, lot 15 (dated 1710, standing; Stewart 196). The print by John Smith relates most closely to the Harvard portrait.


71.
John Crawford, 1st Viscount Garnock
By John Smith, after Sir John Baptist De Medina
Mezzotint and engraving
15 3/4 in. x 11 3/4 in. (405 mm x 300 mm) plate size
1695
Lettered Craufurd of Kilbirny
Below left I B de Medine pinx
Below right I. Smith fecit

As described.
Lettering on surrounding scrolls beneath coats of arms and motto: SINE LABE NOTA
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4501, margins), New York* (NYPL, vol. 1, fol. 119, dated 1695), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. I, fol. 42, printed in red-brown ink).

References: CS 66; Wessely 73; BM 1.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown.


Sir John Crispe, 3rd Bt, by John Smith, after  Thomas Hill, 1705 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir John Crispe, 3rd Bt
by John Smith, after Thomas Hill
1705
NPG D11650

72.
D11650
Sir John Crispe, 3rd Bt
By John Smith, after Thomas Hill
Mezzotint
13 in. x 9 1/8 in. (330 mm x 233 mm) plate size
1705
Motto below arms DUM TEMPUS HABEMUS OPEREMUR BONUM
Below left Tho: Hill pinx
Below right I. Smith fec.

I As described. With coat of arms and names of artists.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-711), Chatsworth (Smith vol. I, fol. 149), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, period VIII, classes II to V, opp. fol. 25, in pen and brown ink: S[r] John Crispe Bar:tt / 1705), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4502, in pen and brown ink: Sir John Crispe Bart, and 1902-10-11- 4503 and 1950-5-20-66), London (NPG, D11650), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 39, in pen and ink: S.r John Crispe Bar:tt, dated 1705), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. II, fol. 56), Paris (BN, Ec. 86, fol 56, in pen and ink: Jonh Crisp., cut), Windsor (RL, RCIN 653179).
II Arms and motto entirely changed. Blemish on right cheek removed.
Lettered in three lines: The Right Hon:ble JOHN Earle of ROCHESTER / Baron WILMOT of Adderbury in ENGLAND / & Viscount WILMOT of Athlone in IRELAND
Below: Sold by P: Griffin at the Dial & three Crowns Fleet Street
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4504), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. I, pt. IV, p. 196).
III Address replaced: London Printed for John Ryall & R. Withy at Hogarth's Head, Fleet Street
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4505), Windsor (RL, RCIN 663991).

References: CS 67 I; Wessely 74; BM 1; Layard 34.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown.

[for George MacKenzie, 1st Earl of Cromartie (CS 251) see Tarbat , cat. no. 253 ]


Elizabeth Southwell (née Cromwell), Lady Cromwell, by and published by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, 1699 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Elizabeth Southwell (née Cromwell), Lady Cromwell
by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
1699
NPG D11604

73.
D11604
Elizabeth Southwell (née Cromwell), Lady Cromwell
By and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
Mezzotint
13 7/8 in. x 9 7/8 in. (354 mm x 250 mm) plate size
1699
Lettered The R:t Hon:ble Lady Elizabeth Cromwell.
Below left G. Kneller Eques pinx:
Below right I. Smith fec: et exc:

I Before the lettering. With marks in margin below.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4506 ... 4507).
II As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-712), Cambridge (Magdalene, Pepys collection, vol. II, 2979/200b), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, period VII, classes VIII to IX, fol. 74), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16282), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4508), London (NPG, D11604), London (UCL, Strang G2033, sheet, good impression), New Haven (B1974.12.448), New York (NYPL, vol. 1, fol. 147, dated 1699), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. I, fol. 67), Paris (BN, Ec. 86, fol. 124, cut, and Cd. 12 ca, fol. 27, cut), Plymouth (CAG, COP17, f. 21, 5 mm margin), Windsor (RL, RCIN 653195).

References: CS 68 II; Wessely 75; BM 1; Stewart 696.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown. See later, whole length portraits by Sir Godfrey Kneller which re-use this portrait type: Lady Elizabeth Cromwell as St. Cecilia (Stewart 1971, 69; Stewart 699) and Lady Elizabeth Cromwell, her Mother and her Sisters-in-law (Stewart 1971, 70; Stewart 703), both in a private collection.


Elizabeth Southwell (née Cromwell), Lady Cromwell, by and published by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, 1702 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Elizabeth Southwell (née Cromwell), Lady Cromwell
by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
1702
NPG D11550

74.
D11550
Elizabeth Southwell (née Cromwell), Lady Cromwell
By and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
Mezzotint
16 5/8 in. x 10 3/8 in. (423 mm x 265 mm) plate size
1702
Lettered The Right Honourable Lady Elizabeth Cromwell
Below left G. Kneller 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

I Before the lettering. Margin with many small tool marks.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-713).
II As described.
Eton (CL, Storer Granger, period VII, classes VIII to IX, fol. 75), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16227), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4509 ... 4510), London (NPG, D11550), New Haven (B1974.12.449), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 15, dated 1702), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. II, fol. 45), Paris (BN, Ec. 86, fol. 101, cut and fol. 123, cut, and Cd. 12 cc, fol. 38, cut), Plymouth (CAG, COP17, f. 50, cut), Windsor (RL, RCIN 653196).
III Plate cut: 352 mm x 265 mm. Crescent moon added to the hair.
Lettered below in centre: DIANA
Windsor (RL, RCIN 653197).

References: CS 69 I; Wessely 76; BM 3; Stewart 698.
Location of original painting and related material: Whole length portrait by Sir Godfrey Kneller in a private collection (since 2000), Kings Weston House, Bristol, Somerset (Stewart 698).


Mrs Cross, by and published by John Smith, after  Thomas Hill, 1700 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Mrs Cross
by and published by John Smith, after Thomas Hill
1700
NPG D11614

75.
D11614
Mrs Cross
By and published by John Smith, after Thomas Hill
Mezzotint
13 7/8 in. x 9 5/8 in. (354 mm x 245 mm) plate size
1700
Lettered M.rs Cross
Below left Tho: Hill pinx:
Below right Sold by I: Smith at the Lyon & Crown in Russel Street Covent Garden

I Before the lettering.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4511, in pen and brown ink: M.rs Cross, Below left: Tho: Hill pinx:, right: I Smith ex).
II As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-714), Cambridge (Magdalene, Pepys Collection, vol. III, fol. 28 or 228), Edinburgh (SNPG, EPIII 211-1, small margins, crease lines),
Eton (CL, Storer Granger, Period VI, classes LX, fol. 127), Glasgow, (GLAHA 16289), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4512), London (NPG, D11614), London (UCL, Strang G2034, good margins), New Haven (B1974.12.450), New York (NYPL, vol. 1, fol. 153, dated 1700), Paris (BN, Ec. 84, fol. 34), Windsor (RL, RCIN 653213).
III Posthumously published.

References: CS 70 II; Wessely 77; BM 1.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown.


Mrs Cross as St Catherine, by and published by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, 1697 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Mrs Cross as St Catherine
by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
1697
NPG D11725

76.
D11725
Mrs Cross as St Catherine
By and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
Mezzotint
12 7/8 in. x 9 1/4 in. (326 mm x 234 mm) plate size
1697
Lettered S.TA CATHARINA.
Below left G.Kneller Eques pinx:
Below right I. Smith fe: et ex:

I As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-715), Chatsworth, Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16620 pale impression with roulette work apparent), London (BM, 1855-5-12-93, margins, inscribed pen and ink probably by Smith at lower right: 1697), London (NPG, D11725), London (UCL, Strang G2035, trimmed), New Haven (B1970.3.1255), New York (NYPL, vol. I, fol. 128, dated 1697), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. II, fol. 16), Paris (BN, Ec. 84, fol. 35, dark impression, cut, inscribed in brown ink under lettering: MADAME CROSS, and fol. 36, cut, and Cd. 12 ca, fol. 28, trimmed), Plymouth (CAG, COP17, f. 75, cut), Windsor (RL, RCIN 653214).
II Posthumously published. Worn - with roulette work in shadows.
London (BM, 1868-8-8-1453, Portraits).

References: CS 71 I; Wessely 78; BM 2; Stewart 372 (here identified as ?Catherine Huckle).
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown. Whole length portrait attributed to studio of Sir Godfrey Kneller, with Bonhams, 8/7/1998, lot 13. See also the portrait of Bridget, Countess Poulett as St Catherine by Thomas Gibson (pose identical to Stewart 372), with Sotheby's New York, 20/5/1993, lot 254.


Mitford Crowe, by and published by John Smith, after  Thomas Murray, 1703 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Mitford Crowe
by and published by John Smith, after Thomas Murray
1703
NPG D11687

77.
D11687
Mitford Crowe
By and published by John Smith, after Thomas Murray
Mezzotint
13 5/8 in. x 9 7/8 in. (345 mm x 250 mm) plate size
1703
Lettered Mitford Crowe Esq.
Below left T. Murrey Pinx:
Below right I.Smith fec: et ex:

I Before the lettering.
II As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-716), Chatsworth (Smith vol. I, fol. 152), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, Period VII, Class I-III, opp. fol. 111), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16270), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4513 ... 4514), London (NPG, D11687), London (UCL, Strang G2036, good margins), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 21, dated 1703), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. I, fol. 64), Paris (BN, Ec. 86, fol. 23, cut), Windsor (RL, RCIN 653244).
III Posthumously published.

References: CS 72 II; Wessely 79; BM 1.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown.


Richard Cumberland, by and published by John Smith, after  Thomas Murray, 1714 (1706) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Richard Cumberland
by and published by John Smith, after Thomas Murray
1714 (1706)
NPG D11584

78.
D11584
Richard Cumberland
By and published by John Smith, after Thomas Murray
Mezzotint
9 5/8 in. x 9 7/8 in. (245 mm x 250 mm) plate size
1714 (1706)
Lettered in two lines Richard Cumberland Lord Bishop of Peterborough. /... Æt atis Su æ 82 1714.
Below left T. Murray pinx. 1706.
Below right J. Smith Fec: et ex.

I Before the lettering.
London (BM, P.8-150, trimmed to platemark).
II As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-717), Chatsworth (Smith vol. I, fol. 116), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, Period VII, classes IV to VII, opp. fol. 10), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16412), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4515), London (NPG, D11584), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 117, dated 1714), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. II, pt. II, p. 76), Paris (BN, Ec. 86, fol. 5, cut), Plymouth (CAG, COP16, f. 56, trimmed), Windsor (RL, RCIN 653266).
III Posthumously published.

References: CS 73 II; Wessely 80; BM 1.
Location of original painting and related material: Half length portrait by Thomas Murray in the collection of Bishop's Palace, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire (Ingamells p. 167, A.1).


William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland, by and published by John Smith, after  Joseph Highmore, 1729 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland
by and published by John Smith, after Joseph Highmore
1729
NPG D11644

79.
D11644
William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland
By and published by John Smith, after Joseph Highmore
Mezzotint
13 3/4 in. x 9 7/8 in. (348 mm x 252 mm) plate size
1729
Lettered in two lines His Royal Highness William Augustus Duke of Cumberland, / Knight of the most Hon:ble order of the Bath &c.
Below left J. Highmore ad Vivum Pinx.t
Below centre J. Smith Fecit
Below right Sold by J. Smith at the Lyon & Crown in Russell Street Covent Garden

I Before the lettering.
Windsor (RL, RCIN 604012).
II Lettered and with the date after Smith's Fecit: 1729
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4516 and 1950-5-20-65), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 156), Plymouth (CAG, COP16, f. 31, cut), Windsor (RL, RCIN 604014).
III As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-718), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16373), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4517), London (NPG, D11644), Windsor (RL, RCIN 604015).
IV Posthumously published.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4518, paper discoloured).

References: CS 74 II; Wessely 81; BM 4.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown. The whole length portrait by Joseph Highmore, commissioned by George I but not accepted by George II, was still in Highmore's studio at Langley's sale (5/3/1762, lot 66: 'The Duke of Cumberland in Bath Robes: the original for which he sat, and of which there is a Mezzotinto Print by the late Mr. Smith' (Lewis 1975, pp. 554-55). See also the mezzotint after Highmore (three quarter length) by John Faber jr (CS 101).


Elizabeth Cutts (née Pickering), Lady Cutts of Gowran, by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, 1698 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Elizabeth Cutts (née Pickering), Lady Cutts of Gowran
by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
1698
NPG D31355

80.
Elizabeth Cutts (née Pickering), Lady Cutts of Gowran
By John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
Mezzotint
8 5/8 in. x 6 7/8 in. (220 mm x 175 mm) plate size
1698
Lettered The R.t Hon.ble Elizabeth Lady Cutts Baroness of Gowran
Below left towards centre G. Kneller Eques pinxit
Below right towards centre I. Smith fecit

I As described.
London (NPG, D12019), Oxford (Christ Church vol. I fol. 30).
II With '&c.' after the title and '1698'.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4519, margins, fine), London (NPG, D12018), New York (NYPL, vol. 1, fol. 140, margins), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. I, pt. IX, p. 548), Windsor (RL, RCIN 653311, cut).
III Posthumously published.

References: CS 75 (undescribed: before &c. and 1698); Wessely 82; BM 1; Stewart 206.
Location of original painting and related material: Half length portrait by Sir Godfrey Kneller in the collection of the Chequers Trust, Chequers, Buckinghamshire (Stewart 206).


Madam D

Madam D'Avenant
by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
1689
NPG D11618

81.
D11618
Madam D'Avenant
By and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
Mezzotint
13 1/4 in. x 9 7/8 in. (338 mm x 250 mm) plate size
1689
Lettered Madam D'Avenant
Below left G. Kneller pinxit.
Below right I. Smith fecit et excudit.

I As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-669), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, Period VI, classes LX, fol. 128), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16287), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4520 and 1855-5-12-33, Portraits, good), London (NPG, D11618), London (UCL, Strang G2037, small margins), New Haven (B1974.12.452), New York (NYPL, vol. 1, fol. 60, dated 1689), Paris (BN, Cd. 12 ca, fol. 31, cut), Plymouth (CAG, COP17, f. 40, cut).
II Some of highlights retouched. Name of sitter erased.
Edinburgh (SNPG, FPIII 182-1, small margins), London (BM, 1863-1-10-158; 1872-7-13-163, and 1902-10-11-4521, in pen and brown ink: M. Davenant), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. I, fol. 86), Paris (BN, Ec. 84, fol. 40, with the name of the sitter in pen and brown ink).

References: CS 76 I; Wessely 16; BM 1; Stewart 209.
Location of original painting and related material: See related three quarter length portrait of Madame D'Avenant by Sir Godfrey Kneller, Sotheby's 31/3/1999, lot 75 (basket of flowers replaced by dog).