Prints catalogue Smith - 4

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Henrietta Scott (née Hyde), Countess of Dalkeith; Mary Seymour-Conway (née Hyde), Lady Conway, by John Smith, published by  Edward Cooper, after  William Wissing, 1685 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Henrietta Scott (née Hyde), Countess of Dalkeith; Mary Seymour-Conway (née Hyde), Lady Conway
by John Smith, published by Edward Cooper, after William Wissing
1685
NPG D11558

 

82.
D11558
Henrietta Hyde, later Countess of Dalkeith, with her sister Mary, later Lady Conway
By John Smith, published by Edward Cooper, after William Wissing
Mezzotint
14 in. x 11 3/8 in. (357 mm x 290 mm) plate size
1685
Lettered in two lines The Lady Henrietta and the Lady Mary Hide Daughters to the / Right Hono.ble the Earle of Rochester.
Below left W Wissing pinx:
Below centre I. Smith fe:
Below right Sold by E. Cooper at the 3 pidgions in Bedford street

I Before the lettering.
London (BM, large Smith vol. II, p. 3), New York (NYPL, vol. 1, fol. 16, with the lettering in pen and brown ink and dated 1685 at lower right).
II Lettered: The Lady Henrietta and the Lady Katherine Hide Daughters to the / Right Honoble. the Earle of Rochester.
Below left: W Wissing pinx:
Below centre: I Smith fe:
Below right: E Cooper ex:
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-769), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4628, trimmed), London (NPG, D11986), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. II, fol. 30), Windsor (RL, RCIN 656815).
III As described. Title adjusted to: The Lady Henrietta and the Lady Mary Hide ...
IV
As described. With fuller address: Sold by E. Cooper at the 3 pidgions in Bedford street
Eton (CL, Storer Granger, vol. IV, part IV, fol. 53), London (NPG D1620 and D11558), Paris (BN, Ec. 86, fol. 112, cut), Windsor (RL, RCIN 656816 -17).

References: CS 138 III; Wessely 143; BM 1.
Location of original painting and related material: Double portrait by William Wissing in the collection of the Duke of Brunswick and Lüneberg, Calenburg, Germany. Exhibited as 'Princess Mary and Princess Anne', exhibition The House of Brunswick, V&A Museum, 1952, no. 54.


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

William Dolben
by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
1710 (1709)
NPG D11685

83.
D11685
William Dolben
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
1710 (1709)

I Before the lettering. As described. Numerous blemishes in margin and a thin white strip cleared just below the margin.
Chatsworth (Smith vol. I, fol. 106, cut to design, but apparently first state), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4526), London (NPG, D11685, lettered in pen and ink: Gulielmus Dolben/ G Kneller Eques pinx. 1709./ I.Smith fecit).
II
Lettered: Gulielmus Dolben. / Ad Indos altera ... et suis desideratissimus Obijt Maij 7ma 1709 Æ t. 20.
Four lines beneath: At Saltem ... et Oscula.
Below left: G.Kneller Eques pinx. 1709.
Below right: I.Smith fec.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-719), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, Period VII, Class I-III, fol. 111, trimmed), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16259), London (BM, large Smith vol. I, p. 35, margins, good), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 96, dated 1710), Paris (BN, Ec. 86, fol.57, cut), Windsor (RL, RCIN 653721).

References: CS 80 I; Wessely 83; BM 1; Stewart 225.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown.


 
Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset, by and published by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, 1694 (1694) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset
by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
1694 (1694)
NPG D11651

84.
D11651
Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset
By and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
Mezzotint
13 5/8 in. x 9 7/8 in. (345 mm x 252 mm) plate size
1694 (1694)
Lettered in four lines The Right Hon:ble Charles Earle of Dorset & Middlesex , ... Noble Order of the Garter. &ct.
Below left G. Kneller Eques Pinxit.
Below right I. Smith fecit et excudit

I Before the lettering. With a strong ruled line demarcating margin. Margin uncleared.
Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. I, pt. V, p. 264, margins, fine).
II As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-720), Cambridge (Magdalene, Pepys collection, vol. II, 2979/33), Chatsworth (Smith vol. I, fol. 67), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, Period VII, Class I-III, opp. fol. 71 and Storer Royal and Noble Authors, vol. II, opp. fol. 95), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16397), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4527), London (NPG, D11651), New York? (NYPL, vol. 1, fol. 105, with a sheet of paper cut out and stuck over lettering, itself lettered in pen and ink so apparently a proof, dated 1694), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. I, fol. 38), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. I, pt. IV, p. 264), Paris (BN, Ec. 85, fol. 108, trimmed, and Cd. 12 ca, fol. 32, cut), Plymouth (CAG, COP16, f. 47, trimmed), Windsor (RL, RCIN 661065).

References: CS 81 II; Wessely 84; BM 3; Stewart 234.
Location of original painting and related material: Whole length portrait by Sir Godfrey Kneller, 1694, in the collection of Lord Sackville, Knole, Sevenoaks, Kent. A half length version in the collection of the National Portrait Gallery, London (NPG 250; Piper 1963, p.112). See the red chalk drawing, possibly for the Smith print, in the Sutherland collection, Ashmolean Museum.


Lionel Sackville, 1st Duke of Dorset; Mary Somerset (née Sackville), Duchess of Beaufort, by and published by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, 1695 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Lionel Sackville, 1st Duke of Dorset; Mary Somerset (née Sackville), Duchess of Beaufort
by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
1695
NPG D11556

85.
D11556
Lionel Sackville, Lord Buckhurst, later 1st Duke of Dorset, with his sister Lady Mary Sackville, later Duchess of Beaufort
By and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
Mezzotint
16 3/8 in. x 9 7/8 in. (415 mm x 251 mm) plate size
1695
Lettered The Lord Buckhurst, & Lady Mary Sackvil his Sister.
Below left G: Kneller Eques pinx.
Below right I: Smith fec: et exc:

As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-679), Chatsworth (Smith vol. I, fol. 80, fine), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16221), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4434), London (NPG, D11556), London (UCL, Strang G2021, margins), New York (NYPL, vol. 1, fol. 120, dated 1695), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. II, fol. 37), Paris (BN, Ec. 84, fol. 48, dark impression, cut, and Cd. 12 ca, fol. 16, cut across lettering), Plymouth (CAG, COP17, f. 7,19, 10 mm margins), Windsor (RL, RCIN 661084).

References: CS 27; Wessely 29; BM 1; Stewart 238.
Location of original painting and related material: Double portrait by Sir Godfrey Kneller in the collection of Lord Sackville, Knole, Sevenoaks, Kent (Stewart 1971, 68; Stewart 238).


Lady Mary Douglas, by John Smith, 1707 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Lady Mary Douglas
by John Smith
1707
NPG D11631

86.
D11631
Lady Mary Douglas
By John Smith
Mezzotint
13 3/4 in. x 10 in. (349 mm x 255 mm) plate size
1707

I Before the lettering.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-721, below left in pen: G.Kneller Pinx. In graphite: Mary Douglas / J. Smith fec. 1707), Edinburgh (SNPG, SP III 133-1, small margins, fine), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4528, in pen and brown ink lettering of lettered state, small margins), London (NPG, D11631).
II Lettered in three lines: The Lady Mary Douglas Daughter to His / Grace James Duke of Queensberry / Born the 4.th of Febr. 1699/1700. Died the 16.th of Novemb. 1705
Below right corner : I.Smith fec.
[lettering erased at lower left but still apparent]
Eton (CL, Storer Granger, period VII, classes VIII to IX, fol. 59, dated in ink 1707), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4529), London (NPG, D11981), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 65, dated 1707), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. II, fol. 79), Paris (BN, Ec. 86, fol. 108).

References: CS 82 I; Wessely 85; BM 1.
Location of original painting and related material: Derived from a double portrait attributed to Jonathan Richardson of Lady Mary and Lady ?Jean Douglas, in the collection of the Duke of Buccleuch, Drumlanrig Castle, Dumfriesshire.


John Perceval, 1st Earl of Egmont, by and published by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, 1708 (1704) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

John Perceval, 1st Earl of Egmont
by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
1708 (1704)
NPG D11553

87.
D11553
John Perceval, 1st Earl of Egmont
By and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
Mezzotint
16 3/8 in. x 10 1/4 in. (416 mm x 260 mm) plate size
1708 (1704)
Lettered S.r John Percivale Bar.t of Burton in the County of Cork in Ireland.
Below left G. Kneller S.R. Imp. et Angl Eques Aur. pinx. 1704.
Below right I. Smith Fec. et ex.

I Before the lettering. Before some taller grasses and plants at lower right and before some large leaves on plants at left. Before the hilt of the sword.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4759, touched in white chalk on shoes, legs, drapery etc., and the hilt sketched in).
II With hilt of sword.
London (BM, P.6-21, small margins, fine), Windsor (RL, RCIN 659997).
III ? Finished.
Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection).
IV As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-817), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16235 and 1003), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4760, margins and large Smith vol. II, p. 29), London (NPG, D11553), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 92, dated 1708), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. II, fol. 70), Paris (BN, Ec. 85, fol. 143, rich impression, trimmed), Plymouth (CAG, COP17, f. 16, trimmed).
V Published in Boydell's Heads of Illustrious ... Persons, 1811, opp. p 63.
London (NPG, Heinz Archive and Library, Fleming collection), New Haven (YCBA, Dept. of Rare Books), Windsor (RL).

References: CS 200 II; Wessely 205; BM 3; Stewart 254.
Location of original painting and related material: Three quarter length portrait by Sir Godfrey Kneller, 1704, in the collection of Lord Lambton, Lambton Castle, Co. Durham (Stewart 254).


Mary Capel (née Bentinck), Countess of Essex, by and published by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, 1695 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Mary Capel (née Bentinck), Countess of Essex
by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
1695
NPG D11615

88.
D11615
Mary Capel (née Bentinck), Countess of Essex
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
1695
Lettered The Countess of Essex
Below left G: Kneller Eques pinx:
Below right I.Smith fec. et exc.

I As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-722), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, Period VI, classes LX, fol. 118), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16280), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4530), London (NPG, D11615), London (UCL, Strang G2038, margins), New York (NYPL, vol. 1, fol. 121, dated 1695), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. I, fol. 96), Paris (BN, Ec. 86, fol. 101, cut, and Ec. 86, fol. 121, cut, and Cd. 12 ca, fol. 33, cut), Plymouth (CAG, COP17, f. 34, trimmed).
II Slight rework.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4531), Windsor (RL, RCIN 651993).

References: CS 84; Wessely 86; BM 2; Stewart 260.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown.


Prince Eugène of Savoy, by and published by John Smith, after  David Richter I, 1706 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Prince Eugène of Savoy
by and published by John Smith, after David Richter I
1706
NPG D11547

89.
D11547
Prince Eugène of Savoy
By and published by John Smith, after David Richter I
Mezzotint
13 5/8 in. x 10 in. (346 mm x 255 mm) plate size
1706
Lettered in three lines The most Serene Prince Eugene of Savoy, Knight of the Order of /.... and Generalissimio of all his Forces in Italy, &c.
Below left D. Rickter 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. Billowing smoke in background less defined.
London (BM, P.8-267, touched with white chalk in background outlining clouds), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. II, pt. IV, p. 202, touched in white chalk around the lock of hair lower right [margin uncleared, flecks at right]).
II As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-723), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16377), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4532 ... 4533 and 1950-5-20-378), London (NPG, D11547), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 61, dated 1706), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. II, pt. IV, p. 202, two impressions), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. II, fol. 62), Paris (BN, Ec. 85, fol. 89, cut), Plymouth (CAG, COP16, f. 38, 12 mm margin, fine).

References: CS 85 II; Wessely 87.
Location of original painting and related material: Half length portrait (the prime or a related version of the portrait by Richter) in the collection of the Duke of Marlborough, Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire.


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

90.
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) trimmed to platemark
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 lettering.
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), Paris (BN, Cd. 11, fol. 77, cut).
II As described.
Cambridge (Magdalene, Pepys collection, 2979/206b), London (BM, Portraits), London (NPG, D1883), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. II, fol. 23), Paris (BN, Ec. 86, fol. 130, cut).
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), Plymouth (CAG, COP17, f. 54, trimmed, with E: Cooper ex in brown ink under Browne's roughly erased name).
IV Below right: E. Cooper excudit
Extensively re-worked with etched lines re-inforcing the outlines and details.
Eton (CL, Storer Granger, vol. IV, part IV, opp. fol. 57).

References: CS 25 II; Wessely 27; BM 2; Griffiths 1998, 165.
Location of original painting and related material: Whole length portrait by William Wissing in the collection of the National Trust, Belton House, Grantham, Lincolnshire.


John Cecil, 5th Earl of Exeter, by and published by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, 1696 (1696) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

John Cecil, 5th Earl of Exeter
by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
1696 (1696)
NPG D11573

91 .
D11573

John Cecil, 5th Earl of Exeter
By and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
Mezzotint
13 3/4 in. x 9 7/8 in. (350 mm x 250 mm) plate size
1696 (1696)
Lettered The Rt Honoble John Earl of Exeter
Below left G. Kneller Eques pinx:
Below right I. Smith fec: et exc:

I As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-725), Cambridge (Magdalene, Pepys collection, vol. II, 2979/25b), Chatsworth (Smith vol. I, fols. 71-2, both cut), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16394), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4536, and large Smith vol. I, p. 36, margins, good), London (NPG, D11573 and D1889-90), New York (NYPL, vol. 1, fol. 122, dated 1696), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. I, fol. 100), Paris (BN, Ec. 85, fol.117, trimmed, and Cd. 12.ca, fol. 34, cut), Windsor (RL, RCIN 652324).
II ? Face altered. Plate damaged by black spots.
III Posthumously published.

References: CS 87 I; Wessely 89; BM 1; Stewart 263.
Location of original painting and related material: Three quarter length portrait by Sir Godfrey Kneller, 1696, in the collection of the Marquess of Exeter, Burghley House, Northamptonshire (not listed in Stewart). The sitter is identified on Smith's mezzotint as John Cecil, 5th Earl of Exeter (1648?-1700), but in the catalogue of pictures at Burghley House (1954, mss., copy in the Heinz Archive and Library, NPG), and on the list compiled by the Courtauld Institute Photographic Survey (1958) he is identified as the Hon. Edward Cecil, 4th son of the 5th Earl of Exeter.


John Cecil, 6th Earl of Exeter, by John Smith, published by  Edward Cooper, after  William Wissing, 1686 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

John Cecil, 6th Earl of Exeter
by John Smith, published by Edward Cooper, after William Wissing
1686
NPG D12003

92.
D12003
John Cecil, 6th Earl of Exeter
By John Smith, published by Edward Cooper, after William Wissing
Mezzotint
16 1/2 in. x 9 7/8 in. (418 mm x 252 mm) plate size
1686
Lettered The Lord Burleigh
Below left W Wissing pinx:
Below centre I Smith fe:
Below right ECooper ex:

I Before the lettering.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4435, in pen and brown ink: Lord Burleigh).
II As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-680), Chatsworth (Smith vol. I, fol. 80), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, vol. IV, part III, opp. fol. 85), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4436 ... 4437 and large Smith vol. I, p. 13, trimmed), London (NPG, D12003, inscribed in pen and ink, probably Smith's hand: 1686), New Haven (YCBA, B1977.14.10609), New York (NYPL, vol. 1, fol. 26, dated 1686), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. II, fol. 39), Windsor (RL, RCIN 652326).
III Between artist's names: Cum Privilegio Regis
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4438), Paris (BN, Ec. 85, fol. 131, trimmed).
IV Plate is cut: 340 mm x 250 mm.
Plate worn.
Lettering added to rock in the design: The / Lord Burleigh / W. Wissing Pinx. I. Smith Fecit
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4439), London (NPG, D12002).

References: CS 28 II; Wessely 30; 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.


William Fellowes, by John Smith, after  John Vanderbank, 1723 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

William Fellowes
by John Smith, after John Vanderbank
1723
NPG D11688

93.
D11688
William Fellowes
By John Smith, after John Vanderbank
Mezzotint
13 3/4 in. x 10 in. (350 mm x 253 mm) plate size
1723
Lettered in three lines Gulielmus Fellowes / de Eggesford in Com Devon Arm / Sen Magister Cur. Canc. 1723.
Below left J. Vanderbank pinx.
Below right J. Smith fec. 1723.

I Before the lettering.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4537, below in pen and brown ink: Wm Fellowes).
II As described.
Chatsworth (Smith vol. I, fols. 128-9), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, Period VII, classes IV to VII, opp. fol. 69), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16254), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4538), London (NPG, D11688), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 149), Plymouth (CAG, COP16, f. 63, trimmed), Windsor (RL, RCIN 654431).

References: CS 88 II; Wessely 90; BM 1.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown.


94.
Charles Louis Fels
By John Smith, after Warner Hassells
Mezzotint
10 7/8 in. x 8 in. (280 mm x 205 mm) plate size
1693 (1690)
Lettered: Carolus Ludovicus Fels
Below left: Warner Hassells pinx: 1690
Below right: I:Smith fecit

As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-726), Chatsworth (Smith vol. I, fols. 154-5, the former from the collection of Joseph Gulston), London* (BM, 1902-10-11-4539).

References: CS 89; Wessely 91.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown.


Martin Folkes, by John Smith, after  Jonathan Richardson, 1719 (1718) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Martin Folkes
by John Smith, after Jonathan Richardson
1719 (1718)
NPG D11696

95.
D11696
Martin Folkes
By John Smith, after Jonathan Richardson
Mezzotint
13 3/8 in. x 9 3/4 in. (340 mm x 247 mm) cut
1719 (1718)
Lettered Martinus Folkes Armr / Societatis Regi æ Socius
Below left J. Richardson pinx 1718.
Below right J. Smith Fec. 1719

I Before the lettering. Grounding encroaches into clear margin. Distance between lower edge of oval and margin is 20 mm.
London (BM, 1950-5-20-251, in pen and brown ink: Martinus Folkes Arm.r).
II As described. Margin for lettering wider. Distance between lower edge of oval is 5 mm.
Chatsworth (Smith vol. I, fol. 153), London (BM, 1859-8-6-2 and 1902-10-11-4540 both with margins and 1853-1-12-1965, Portraits), London (NPG, D11696), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 136, sheet), Plymouth (CAG, COP16, f. 73, fine impression, trimmed), Windsor (RL, RCIN 654648).

References: CS 90; Wessely 92; BM 7.
Location of original painting and related material: Half length portrait by Jonathan Richardson with Sotheby's, 14/7/1999, lot 91.


Edward Fowler, by and published by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, 1717 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Edward Fowler
by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
1717
NPG D11582

96.
D11582
Edward Fowler
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
1717
Lettered in two lines The R.t Rev.d Edward Fowler Lord Bishop of Gloucester/... Annorum. 1714.
Below left G. Kneller Baronets pinx.
Below right J. Smith fec. et ex. 1717.

I Before lettering or arms.
London (BM, large Smith vol. I, p. 38, trimmed to platemark).
II As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-727), Chatsworth (Smith vol. I, fol. 115, trimmed), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, Period VII, classes IV to VII, fol. 12), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16411), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4541), London (NPG, D11582), New Haven (B1977.14.9943), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 124), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. I, pt. VIII, p. 462), Paris (BN, Ec. 86, fol. 4, cut), Plymouth (CAG, COP16, f. 141, with 15 mm margin), Windsor (RL, RCIN 654743).
III Posthumously published.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4542 ... 4543).

References: CS 91 II; Wessely 93; BM 1; Stewart 281.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown. Three quarter length portrait by Sir Godfrey Kneller formerly in the collection of David Minlore (1937); photograph in the Heinz Archive and Library, NPG (Stewart 281; Ingamells, p. 190).


Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales, by and published by John Smith, after  Georg Wilhelm Lafontaine (Fountain, Fontaine), 1724 (1723) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales
by and published by John Smith, after Georg Wilhelm Lafontaine (Fountain, Fontaine)
1724 (1723)
NPG D11643

97.
D11643
Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales
By and published by John Smith, after Georg Wilhelm Lafontaine (Fountain, Fontaine)
Mezzotint
13 3/8 in. x 9 7/8 in. (340 mm x 250 mm) plate size
1724 (1723)
Lettered His Royal Highness Prince Frederick &c.
Below left Painted at Hanover by Mr Fountain 1723.
Below centre J. Smith fec.t
Below right Sold by J. Smith at the Lion & Crown in Russel Street Covent Garden.

I Before the lettering. Before a mole below lips on left side of face. Unfinished, clasp unfinished. Before a dark band on the arm on the armour.
London (BM, large Smith vol. I, p. 38, touched in black ink on the lips, nostrils, eyebrows etc. and around jewel clasp on shoulder), London (NPG, D20309, Wheatley's London vol. III, pt III, p. 428).
II As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-728), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, Period VIII, Class I-II, fol. 27, cut), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16372), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4544 and 1902-10-11-8190), London (NPG, D11643), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 153, dated 1724), Plymouth (CAG, COP16, f. 30, 12 mm margins), Windsor (RL, RCIN 604116).
III Posthumously published. Plate with signs of oxidisation.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4545).

References: CS 92 II; Wessely 94; BM 7.
Location of original painting and related material: Half length portrait by Georg Wilhelm Lafontaine in the collection of Bishopthorpe, York. See the reduced, reversed version of the mezzotint published by John Smith (CS 93; BM 8).


Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales, published by John Smith, after  Georg Wilhelm Lafontaine (Fountain, Fontaine), 1724 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales
published by John Smith, after Georg Wilhelm Lafontaine (Fountain, Fontaine)
1724
NPG D11937

98.
D11937
Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales
Published by John Smith, after Georg Wilhelm Lafontaine (Fountain, Fontaine)
Mezzotint
8 in. x 6 in. (203 mm x 152 mm) plate size
1724
Lettered His Royal Highness Prince Frederick, &c.
Below left Fountain pinx.
Below right Sold by J. Smith at the Lyon & Crown in Russell Street Covent Garden

I As described.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4546, margins, good and 1902-10-11-8191, trimmed, poor), London (NPG, D11937), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 154), Plymouth (CAG, COP16, f. 116, cut), Windsor (RL, RCIN 604117).
II Posthumously published.

References: CS 93 I; Wessely 95; BM 8.
Location of original painting and related material: Half length portrait by Georg Wilhelm Lafontaine in the collection of Bishopthorpe, York. CS 93 is a reduced, reversed version of CS 92.


Frederick William I, King of Prussia, by and published by John Smith, after  Friedrich Wilhelm Weidemann, 1715 (1714) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Frederick William I, King of Prussia
by and published by John Smith, after Friedrich Wilhelm Weidemann
1715 (1714)
NPG D11636

99.
D11636
Frederick William I, King of Prussia
By and published by John Smith, after Friedrich Wilhelm Weidemann
Mezzotint
13 5/8 in. x 9 7/8 in. (345 mm x 250 mm) plate size
1715 (1714)
Lettered in three lines FREDERICUS GUILLELMUS D.G. BORUSSORUM REX, / ... / Na die 4 Aug. 1688.
Below left F.W. Weideman Pinx. Berolini 1714.
Below centre J. Smith Fec. Londini 1715.
Below right Sold by J. Smith at ye Lyon & Crown in Russell Street Covent Garden

I Before the lettering. Margin uncleared. Overall dark tonality, before burnishing completed.
Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. II, pt. XII, p. 618).
II As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-729), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16369), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4768 ... 4769, latter in collection of John Barnard), London (NPG, D11636), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 119), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. II, pt. XII, p. 618), Paris (BN, Ec. 85, fol. 86, cut), Plymouth (CAG, COP16, f. 32, cut).
III Posthumously published.

References: CS 204 II; Wessely 96.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown. See also the reduced, reversed version published by John Smith (CS 205). A pair to mezzotint of Sophia Dorothea, Queen of Prussia, by John Smith (CS 207).


Frederick William I, King of Prussia, published by John Smith, after  Friedrich Wilhelm Weidemann, 1715 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Frederick William I, King of Prussia
published by John Smith, after Friedrich Wilhelm Weidemann
1715
NPG D11931

100.
D11931
Frederick William I, King of Prussia
Published by John Smith, after Friedrich Wilhelm Weidemann
Mezzotint
7 3/4 in. x 5 3/4 in. (200 mm x 145 mm) plate size
1715
Lettered Frederic William King of Prussia.
Below left F.W. Weideman pinx.
Below right Sold by J.Smith at ye Lyon & Crown in Russell Street.

I As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-730), Eton (CL, Storer Burnet, vol. IV, opp. p. 616, cut), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16325), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4770 ... 4771, both trimmed), London (NPG, D11931), London (UCL, Strang G2071, margins), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. II, pt. XII, p. 616), Plymouth (CAG, COP16, f. 114, cut).
II Posthumously published.

References: CS 205 I; Wessely 92.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown. A reduced, reversed version of the mezzotint by John Smith (CS 204).


John Wenceslaus, Count Gallas, by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, 1707 (1707) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

John Wenceslaus, Count Gallas
by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
1707 (1707)
NPG D11671

101.
D11671
John Wenceslaus, Count Gallas
By John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
Mezzotint
13 3/4 in. x 10 in. (350 mm x 255 mm) plate size
1707 (1707)
Lettered Joannes Wenceslaus Comes a Gallas. &c.
Below left G. Kneller S.R. Imp & Angl. Eques Aur. pinx. 1707.
Below right I. Smith fec.

As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-731), Chatsworth (Smith vol. I, fols. 97 and 157), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16404), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4547, margins, fine, 1902-10-11-4548, cut and discoloured, 1950-5-20-98, margins and large Smith vol. I, p. 39, margins, fine), London (NPG, D11671), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 73, dated 1707), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. II, pt. XI, p. 580), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. II, fol. 68), Paris (BN, Ec. 85, fol. 120, dark impression, trimmed, and Cd. 12 ca, fol. 35, cut), Plymouth (CAG, COP16, f. 39, cut).

References: CS 94; Wessely 98; Stewart 287.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown.


King George I when Elector of Hanover, by and published by John Smith, after  Johann Leonhard Hirschmann, 1706 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

King George I when Elector of Hanover
by and published by John Smith, after Johann Leonhard Hirschmann
1706
NPG D11633

102.
D11633
King George I when Elector of Hanover
By and published by John Smith, after Johann Leonhard Hirschmann
Mezzotint
13 5/8 in. x 9 7/8 in. (346 mm x 250 mm) plate size
1706
Lettered in two lines George Lewis D.G. Elector of Brunswick, & of the Holy / Roman Empire, & Son to the most Illustrious Princess Sophia. / Born 28. May 1666.
Below left I. Hirseman pinx.
Below left towards centre I.Smith fec.
Below right Sold by I.Smith at ye Lyon & Crown in Russell Street Covent Garden

I As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-735), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16440 [number out of sequence]), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4559), London (NPG, D11633), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 55, dated 1706), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. II, fol. 60), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. II, pt. V, facing p. 271), Paris (BN, Ec. 85, fol. 87, cut), Plymouth (CAG, COP16, f. 23, cut), Windsor (RL, RCIN 603676).
II ? New inscription: Georgius D:G Magnae Britanniae Franciae et Hiberniae Rex, &c.
Date corrected from 1666 to 1660.

References: CS 99 I; Wessely 103; BM 2; Kerslake, I, p. 88.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown. See three quarter length version attributed to Johann Leonhard Hirschmann with Sotheby's, 17/2/1988, lot 225.


King George I, by and published by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, 1715 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

King George I
by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
1715
NPG D11634

103.
D11634
King George I
By and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
Mezzotint
13 3/4 in. x 9 7/8 in. (350 mm x 250 mm) plate size
1715 (1714)
Lettered in two lines Georgius D.G. Mag: Britanni æ Franci æ et Hiberni æ Rex Fidei Defensor / Brun: et Lunen: Dux S.R.I. Arch: Thesau: et Princeps Elector &c. Inauguratus XX die Octobris 1714
Below left G. Kneller S.R. Imp: et Mag: Brit: Baronet: pinx.
Below right Ab Originali I. Smith Fec: et ex: 1715

I Before the lettering. A dark tonality, before highlights completely burnished.
Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. II, pt. XII, p. 614).
II Before the lettering.
London (BM, large Smith vol. I, p. 40).
III As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-736), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16364), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4560 ...4561, 1950-5-20-99 and large Smith vol. I, p. 40, trimmed), London (NPG, D11634), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 121), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. II, pt. XII, p. 614), Paris (BN, Ec. 85, fol. 81, dark impression, cut, and Cd. 12 ca, fol. 37, cut), Plymouth (CAG, COP16, f. 24, cut), Windsor (RL, RCIN 603723).
IV Posthumously published.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4562 ... 4563, the latter a counterproof).

References: CS 100 II [as after 'Hirseman']; Wessely 104; BM 17; Stewart 291.
Location of original painting and related material: Whole length portrait by Sir Godfrey Kneller, 1714. Main versions are the portrait in the Royal Collection, Windsor Castle (Millar 1963, 360) and a fine version in the collection of the Marquess of Cholmondeley, Houghton Hall, Norfolk. See also the reduced mezzotint version by John Smith (CS 101).


King George I, by and published by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, 1715 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

King George I
by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
1715
NPG D11930

104.
D11930
King George I
By and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
Mezzotint
8 in. x 6 in. (203 mm x 152 mm) plate size
1715
Lettered Georgius D.G. Mag: Brit: Fran: et Hib: Rex Fidei Defensor &c.
Below left G. Kenller S.R. Imp. et Mag: Brit: Baronet pinx.
Below right J. Smith Fec. et ex.

I As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-739), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, Period VII, Class I-III, fol. 43, cut), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16319), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4564, margins, good), London (NPG, D11930), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 144), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. II, pt. XII, p. 614), Plymouth (CAG, COP16, f. 109, cut), Windsor (RL, RCIN 603726).
II Posthumously published. Curls in wig reinforced.
Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. II, pt. XII, p. 614).

References: CS 101 I; Wessely 105; cf BM 23.
Location of original painting and related material: Whole length portrait by Sir Godfrey Kneller, 1714. Main versions are the portrait in the Royal Collection, Windsor Castle (Millar 1963, 360) and a fine version in the collection of the Marquess of Cholmondeley, Houghton Hall, Norfolk. CS 101 is a reduced version of CS 100.


King George II when Prince of Hanover, by and published by John Smith, after  Johann Leonhard Hirschmann, 1706 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

King George II when Prince of Hanover
by and published by John Smith, after Johann Leonhard Hirschmann
1706
NPG D11635

105.
D11635
King George II when Prince of Hanover
By and published by John Smith, after Johann Leonhard Hirschmann
Mezzotint
13 5/8 in. x 9 7/8 in. (346 mm x 250 mm) plate size
1706
Lettered in three lines: Georgius Augustus Electoral Prince of Brunswick Grandson to / the most Illustrious Princess Sophia Electrice Dowager of Brunswick. / Born Oct. the 30. 1683.
Below left I. Hirseman pinx.
Below centre I. Smith fec. 1706
Below right Sold by I. Smith at ye Lyon & Crown in Russell Street Covent Garden

I As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-737), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4565 ... 4566, the former cut), London (NPG, D11635), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 56), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. II, fol. 61), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. II, pt. IX, p. 480), Paris (BN, Ec. 85, fol. 88, cut), Plymouth (CAG, COP16, f. 25, trimmed), Windsor (RL, RCIN 603786).
II New lettering: His Royal Highness George Prince of Wales. & c.
Date after Smith's name erased.
Windsor (RL, RCIN 603787).

References: CS 102; Wessely 106; BM 3.
Location of original painting and related material: Similar, half-length portrait (with cloak) attributed to Sir Godfrey Kneller in the collection of the Niedersächsisches Landesmuseum Hannover, Hannover (acc. no. 149); another portrait by or after J.L. Hirschmann, in a private collection, Berlin (1992), photograph in the Heinz Archive and Library, NPG, London.


King George II when Prince of Wales, by and published by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, 1717 (1716) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

King George II when Prince of Wales
by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
1717 (1716)
NPG D11638

106.
D11638
King George II when Prince of Wales
By and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
Mezzotint
13 5/8 in. x 9 7/8 in. (345 mm x 250 mm) plate size
1717 (1716)
Lettered His Royal Highness George Prince of Wales. &c.
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.
Eton (CL, Storer Granger, Period VIII, Class I-II, opp. fol. 12, cut, and Storer de Thou, vol. I, opp. p. i, cut, with lettering of following state cut out and stuck on sheet), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16365, dark impression [grounding beyond oval appears unresolved]), London (BM, 1885-5-9-1557 and 1902-10-11-4567), London (NPG, D11638), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 127), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. II, pt. XII, p. 590), Paris (BN, Ec. 85, fol. 82, dark impression, cut), Plymouth (CAG, COP16, f. 26, cut), Windsor (RL, RCIN 603807-8, the
latter trimmed and damaged).
II Reworked, costume altered. Crown on head added. Costume considerably altered, e.g. a sleeve introduced at lower left, bands added to ermine, ermine further spotted and expanded. A border apparent around the oval.
Relettered in two lines: Georgius Secundus D. G. Mag. Britanni æ Franciæ et Hiberni æ Rex &c. / Brun et Lunen Dux S.R.I. Arch Thesau, et Princeps Elector & c. Inauguratus XI die Octo.bris 1727.
Dates erased.
Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16367), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4568 ... 4569, the latter cut below and large Smith vol. I, p. 41, margins, good), London (NPG, D11641), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 152), Paris, (Cd. 12 cc, fol. 58, 2 mm margin), Plymouth (CAG, COP16, f. 28, cut), Windsor (RL, RCIN 603809-10).

References: CS 103; Wessely 107; BM 12; Stewart 295.
Location of original painting and related material: Whole length portrait by Sir Godfrey Kneller in the Royal Collection, St James's Palace (Millar 1963, 343). For a later state of this mezzotint (altered after the coronation) see CS 103 (D11641). See also the reduced version by John Smith (CS 104) and the mezzotint of 1717 by John Simon (CS 73; BM 11).


King George II when Prince of Wales, by and published by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, after 1717, altered after 1727 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

King George II when Prince of Wales
by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
after 1717, altered after 1727
NPG D11933

107.
D11933
King George II
By and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
Mezzotint
7 7/8 in. x 5 7/8 in. (201 mm x 150 mm) plate size
After 1717 (altered after 1727)
Lettered Georgius II.dus D.G. Mag: Brit: Fra: et Hib: Rex Fidei Defensor, &c.
Below left G. Kneller S.R. Imp. et Mag. Brit. Baronets. Pinx.
Below right J. Smith Fec. et ex.

I Lettered: His Royal Highness George Prince of Wales &c.
Below left: G. Kneller S.R.Imp. et Mag. Brit. Baronets Pinx.
Right: J. Smith Fec. et ex.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-738), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, Period VIII, Class I-II, fol. 11, cut), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16321 with the lettering of the following state cut out and stuck to sheet), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4570), London (NPG, D11936), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 143), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. II, pt. XI, p. 586), Plymouth (CAG, COP16, f. 110, cut), Windsor (RL, RCIN 603817).
II As described (relettered). Crown added and costume enriched with more spots and bands to ermine.
Eton (CL, Storer Granger, Period VIII, Class I-II, fol. 11, cut), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16323), London (NPG, D11933), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 158), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. II, pt. XI, p. 586), Plymouth (CAG, COP16, f. 112, cut), Windsor (RL, RCIN 603819).
III Posthumously published.

References: CS 104 II; Wessely 108; cf BM 12.
Location of original painting and related material: Whole length portrait by Sir Godfrey Kneller in the Royal Collection, St James's Palace (Millar 1963, 343). Reduced version of the mezzotint by John Smith (CS 103), and a pair to CS 269. See also the mezzotint of 1717 by John Simon (CS 73; BM 11).


Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland, by and published by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, 1692 (circa 1690) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Prince George of Denmark, Duke of Cumberland
by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
1692 (circa 1690)
NPG D11534

108.
D11534
George, Prince of Denmark
By and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
Mezzotint
13 5/8 in. x 9 3/4 in. (346 mm x 248 mm), plate size
1692 (circa 1690)
Lettered His Royal Highness George Prince of Denmark
Below left G. Kneller Eques [#] Pinx:
Below right I Smith fe: & exc:

I As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-732), Cambridge (Magdalene, Pepys Collection, vol. I, fol. 146), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16357), London (BM, 1902-10-11-8206 and 1902-10-11-4549), London (NPG, D11534), London (UCL, Strang G2040, margins), New York (NYPL, vol. 1, fol. 87, dated 1692), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. I, fol. 17), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. I, pt. XIII, p. 791), Paris (BN, Ec. 85, fol. 73, cut, and Cd. 12 ca, fol. 29, cut), Plymouth (CAG, COP16, f. 133, cut), Windsor (RL, RCIN 603417).
II Posthumously published.

References: CS 95 I; Wessely 94; BM 5; Stewart 296.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown.