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Jane (née Skeffington), Lady Hamilton, by John Smith, published by  Edward Cooper, after  William Wissing, 1687 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Jane (née Skeffington), Lady Hamilton
by John Smith, published by Edward Cooper, after William Wissing
1687
NPG D11979

136.
D11979
Jane Skeffington, later Lady Hamilton
By John Smith, published by Edward Cooper, after William Wissing
Mezzotint
13 3/8 in. x 10 in. (340 mm x 252 mm) plate size
1687
Lettered Madame Jane Skeffington
Below left W. Wissing Pinxit
Below centre I. Smith Fecit.
Below centre right Cum Privilegio Regis
Below right Sold by E Cooper at ye 3 / Pidgeons in Bedford Street

I Before the lettering.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4823 ...4824, both trimmed), New York (NYPL, vol. 1, fol. 37, cut, dated 1687, with the lettering on a separate sheet of paper)
II As described.
Eton (CL, Storer Granger, vol. IV, part IV, opp. fol. 59), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4825, margins, good and 1855-5-12-67, Portraits), London (NPG, D11979, with 1687 in pen and ink, and D11980), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. II, fol. 26), Paris (BN, Ec. 84, fol. 43, discoloured impression, cut), Plymouth (CAG, COP17, f. 55, cut).
III Cooper's address erased and replaced: Sold by J : Bowles at / the Black Horse in Cornhill.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4826, sheet), New Haven (B1974.12.640), Windsor (RL, RCIN 661794).
See also the reduced scale copy probably by Jacob Gole or Pieter Schenck.
Advertised by John Bowles in 1728, p. 31, no. 18; in 1731, p. 60, no. 110; in 1749, p. 81, no. 148 and in 1753, p. 85, no. 131.

References: CS 231 II; BM 1
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown.


 
Anthony Henley, by and published by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, 1694 (circa 1690) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Anthony Henley
by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
1694 (circa 1690)
NPG D11568

137.
D11568
Anthony Henley
By and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
Mezzotint
13 3/4 in. x 9 7/8 in. (348 mm x 250 mm) plate size
1694 (circa 1690)
Lettered Anthony Henley Esq
Below left G Kneller Eques Pinx:
Below right J Smith Fec: & exc:

I Before the lettering.
London (BM, P.8-138, in pen and brown ink: Mr Henley).
II As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-62-214), Cambridge (Magdalene, Pepys collection, vol. II, 2979/113a), Chatsworth (Smith vol. I, fols. 170-1), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, Period VII, Class I-III, opp. fol. 118), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16250), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4609 ... 4611, and 1950-5-20-104), London (NPG, D11568), London (UCL, Strang G2050, cut around design removing lettering), New York (NYPL, vol. 1, fol. 109, dated 1694), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. I, fol. 81), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. I, pt. X, p. 610), Paris (BN, Ec. 86, fol. 18, cut, and Cd. 12 ca, fol. 60, cut), Plymouth (CAG, COP16, f. 145, 15 mm margins), Windsor (RL, RCIN 656185).

References: CS 126 II; Wessely 133; BM 1; Stewart 354.
Location of original painting and related material: Three quarter length portrait by Sir Godfrey Kneller in the collection of Lord Henley, Scaleby Castle, Carlisle, Cumbria (Stewart 354).


 

138.
Henrietta Maria
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
1685/7

I Before the lettering.
Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, vol. IV, fol. 42, lettered in pen and ink and dated 1687).
II Lettered: Mary Queen of Engl: Scotl: Fran: & Ireland.
Below left: Van Dyke pinx.
Below right: P.Tempest ex.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4612, trimmed, in pen and brown ink below centre: J.Smith Fecit).
III Below centre: I.Smith fe.
New address at lower right: E Cooper ex
Eton (CL, Storer Granger, vol. II, part II, fol. 56), New York (NYPL, vol. I, fol. 31), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, vol. IV, fol. 42), Plymouth (CAG, COP16, f. 93, with pen and brown ink inscription by Smith: 1687, trimmed), Vienna* (HB 95.2, fol. 32, in pen and brown ink after Smith's name: 1685).
IV With artists' and publisher's name erased. New address: Sold by Tho.Bakewell next ye Horn tavern in Fleet Street
London (BM, 1871-6-10-794, Portraits, sheet).

References: CS 127; Wessely 134; BM 16; New H. 398.
Location of original painting and related material: The mezzotint is based on the engraving by Robert van Voerst (New H. 400) which is in turn based on the double portrait by Sir Anthony van Dyck in the collection of the Archiepiscopal Castle, Kromeriz, Czech Republic. CS 127 is a pendant to the mezzotint by John Smith of Charles I (CS 41).


 
George, Landgrave of Hesse, by and published by John Smith, after  Thomas Murray, 1703 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

George, Landgrave of Hesse
by and published by John Smith, after Thomas Murray
1703
NPG D11645

139.
D11645
George, Landgrave of Hesse
By and published by John Smith, after Thomas Murray
Mezzotint
13 3/4 in. x 9 7/8 in. (350 mm x 250 mm) plate size
1703
Lettered in four lines Serenissimus Georgius, D.G. Hassiæ Landgravius Princeps Hirsfeldiæ; Comes in /... Anno Domini. MDCCIII.
Below left T. Murrey pinx:
Below right I Smith fec: et exc:

As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-740), Chatsworth (Smith vol. I, fol. 104, lettering cut), Eton (CL, Storer Burnet, vol. IV, opp. p. 420, cut), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16363), London (BM, 1864-8-13-265, margins, 1902-10-11-4613 ... 4614, small margins and large vol. II, p. a1), London (NPG, D11645), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 22, dated 1703), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. I, fol. 34), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. II, pt. VIII, p. 422), Paris (BN, Ec. 85, fol. 86, cut), Plymouth (CAG, COP16, f. 36, trimmed).

References: CS 128; Wessely 109.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown.


Michael Hewetson, by John Smith, after  Edward Lutterell or Luttrell, 1690 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Michael Hewetson
by John Smith, after Edward Lutterell or Luttrell
1690
NPG D31166

140.
D31166
Michael Hewetson
By John Smith, after Edward Luttrell
Mezzotint
9 7/8 in. x 7 5/8 in. (252 mm x 193 mm) plate size
1690

I Before the lettering.
Chatsworth (Smith vol. I, fol. 123), Eton (Storer Granger, period VI, classes LX, opp. fol. 78, cut 215mm x 185 mm), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4615, in pen and brown ink: Michl Hewetson, and large Smith vol. II, p. 1), London (NPG, D12024).
II Lettered: Mic: Hewetson / Luttrell pinx: / I Smith fe: / TH dedit.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-761, only name of sitter has printed), Chatsworth (Smith vol. I, fol. 123).

References: CS 129 I; Wessely 135; BM 1.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown.


Edward Montagu, Viscount Hinchingbrooke, by and published by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, 1701 (1700) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Edward Montagu, Viscount Hinchingbrooke
by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
1701 (1700)
NPG D11657

141.
D11657
Edward Montagu, Viscount Hinchingbrooke
By and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
Mezzotint
13 7/8 in. x 9 7/8 in. (351mm x 252 mm) plate size
1701 (1700)
Lettered Edward Lord Hinchingbrooke.
Below left G. Kneller S.R. Imp: et Angl: Eques Aur: pinx:
Below right Sold by I. Smith at ye Lyon & Crown in Russel Street Covent Garden.

I Before the lettering.
London (BM, 1855-5-9-1560, large Smith vol. II, p. a1, margins, fine).
II Lettered but before I Smith fec:
Chatsworth (Smith vol. I, fol. 88), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4616, margins, fine), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 4, dated 1701), Paris (BN, Ec. 85, fol. 128, trimmed), Windsor (RL, RCIN 658950).
III As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-762), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, Period VII, Class I-III, opp. fol. 78), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16400), London (NPG, D11657, inscribed in pen and ink. Smith fec), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. I, fol. 56), Paris (BN, Cd. 12 ca, fol. 6, cut), Plymouth (CAG, COP16, f. 53, trimmed), Windsor (RL, RCIN 658951).
IV Posthumously published. Oxidisation.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4617, margins).

References: CS 130 I; Wessely 136; BM 1; Stewart 357.
Location of original painting and related material: Half length portrait by Sir Godfrey Kneller, 1700, with Christie's, 26/6/1981, lot 123. See also preparatory sketch attributed to John Smith after Kneller in a private collection; photograph in the Heinz Archive and Library, NPG.


 
Sir William Hodges, 1st Bt, by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, 1715 (1713) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir William Hodges, 1st Bt
by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
1715 (1713)
NPG D7721

142.
D7721
Sir William Hodges, 1st Bt
By John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
Mezzotint
13 5/8 in. x 9 7/8 in. (345 mm x 251 mm) plate size
1715 (1713)
Lettered The Hon.ble S.r Will.m Hodges K.t & Bar.t
Below left G. Kneller S.R. Imp. et Angl. Eques Aur. pinx. 1713.
Below right J. Smith fec. 1715.

I Before the lettering.
Eton (CL, Storer Granger, Period VII, Class I-III, fol. 118, with the lettering in pen and brown ink).
II As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-763, wide margins), Chatsworth (Smith vol. I, fols. 166-7), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4618, trimmed, and 1950-5-20-105), London (NPG, D7721), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 122), Paris (BN, Ec. 85, fol. 144, trimmed), Plymouth (CAG, COP16, f. 66, trimmed).

References: CS 131; Wessely 137; BM 1; Stewart 358.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown.


Abraham Danielzsoon Hondius (de Hont or de Hond), by and published by John Smith, after  Abraham Danielzsoon Hondius (de Hont or de Hond), 1689 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Abraham Danielzsoon Hondius (de Hont or de Hond)
by and published by John Smith, after Abraham Danielzsoon Hondius (de Hont or de Hond)
1689
NPG D11499

143.
D11499
Abraham Hondius
By and published by John Smith, after Abraham Hondius
Mezzotint
9 1/2 in. x 7 1/2 in. (240 mm x 190 mm) plate size
1689
Lettered Abrahamus Hondius Pictor
Below left Ipse pinx:
Below right I Smith fecit. et. ex

I As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-764), Cambridge (Magdalene, Pepys Collection, vol. III, fol. 26 / 256), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, vol. IV, part I, opp. fol. 171), London (BM, S.7359, Sheepshanks collection, 1874-8-8-1256, margins, and 1902-10-11-4619), London (NPG, D11499), New York (NYPL, vol. 1, fol. 57, dated 1689), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. I, fol. 29), Paris (BN, Ec. 86, fol. 43, in ink lower left: 15, cut, and Cd. 7, fol. 99, trimmed), Plymouth (CAG, COP16, f. 86, trimmed).
II Published in Boydell's Heads of Illustrious ... Persons, 1811, opp. p 61.
Some rockerwork strays into margin at lower right. Boundary between margin and design neatened and straightened.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4620 ... 4621, the latter a sheet), London (NPG, Heinz Archive and Library, Fleming collection), New Haven (B1977.14.12348, sheet, and Dept. of Rare Books), Windsor (RL).

References: CS 132 I; Wessely 138; BM 1.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown.


 
Anthony Henley, by and published by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, 1694 (circa 1690) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Anthony Henley
by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
1694 (circa 1690)
NPG D11568

144.
George Hooper, Bishop of Bath and Wells
By John Smith, after unknown artist
Mezzotint
12 1/2 in. x 9 3/4 in. (320 mm x 250 mm) plate size
1710

Before the lettering.
New York* (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 98, lettered in pen and ink: Dr Hooper B.pp of Bath & Wells / A Russell pinx / I Smith fecit 1710, good margins, fine), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. II, pt. X, p. 544, trimmed, in pen and brown ink: George Hooper, Bishop of Bath & Wells / G Kneller Pinx / J. Smith 1710).

References: CS 133; not listed Wessely; not in BM.
Location of original painting and related material: Three quarter length portrait by an unknown artist in the Town Hall collection, Wells, Somerset (Ingamells, p. 226, type C).


Rachel How, by and published by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, 1702 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Rachel How
by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
1702
NPG D11610

145.
D11610
Rachel How
By and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
Mezzotint
13 3/8 in. x 9 7/8 in. (341 mm x 251 mm) plate size
1702
Lettered M.rs Rachel How.
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.
London (NPG, D12020).
II As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-765), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, Period VI, classes LX, fol. 131), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16291), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4622...4623 and 1855-5-12-46, Portraits, good), London (NPG, D11610 and D3093-4), London (UCL, Strang G2051, trimmed), New Haven (B1974.12.520), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 10, dated 1702), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. I, fol. 68), Paris (BN, Ec. 84, fol. 47, dark impression, cut, and Cd. 12 ca, fol. 64, cut), Plymouth (CAG, COP17, f. 25, trimmed),
III Posthumously published.

References: CS 134 II; Wessely 139; BM 1; Stewart 364.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown.


 
Anabella (née Dives), Lady Howard, by and published by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, 1693 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Anabella (née Dives), Lady Howard
by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
1693
NPG D11596

146.
D11596
Annabella (Dives), Lady Howard
By and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
Mezzotint
10 in. x 12 3/8 in. (255 mm x 314 mm) plate size
1693
Lettered THE LADY HOWARD.
Below left G: Kneller Eques pinx:
Below right I. Smith fec: & exc:

I Before addition of dark ivy tendril to right of left and largest tree trunk (according to a note in marked-up copy of Chaloner Smith, Dept. of Prints and Drawings, BM). Not seen.
II As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-766), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, Period VI, classes LX, fol. 120), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16237), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4624 and 1855-5-12-47, Portraits), London (NPG, D11596), London (UCL, Strang G2052), New Haven (B1974.12.522), New York (NYPL, vol. 1, fol. 100, dated 1693), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. II, fol. 47), Paris (BN, Ec. 86, fol. 120, cut, and Cd. 12 ca, fol. 66, cut), Plymouth (CAG, COP17, f. 52, 12 mm margins), Windsor (RL, RCIN 656623).
III Title and artists' names removed. Re-lettered: ABSENCE.
Two verses, each three lines, either side of title: To leave me like a Turtle, here alone, ... Heal my unquiet mind & tune my soul.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4625).

References: CS 135; Wessely 140; BM 2; Stewart 366.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown.


 
Anabella (née Dives), Lady Howard, by and published by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, 1697 (1697) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Anabella (née Dives), Lady Howard
by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
1697 (1697)
NPG D11548

147.
D11548
Annabella (Dives), Lady Howard
by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint
16 1/2 in. x 10 5/8 in. (420 mm x 269 mm) plate size
1697 (1697)
Lettered The Honble. Lady Howard
Below left G. Kneller Eques pinx:
Below right I. Smith fec. & exc:

I As described.
Amsterdam (RP-P-OB-32-767), Eton (Storer Granger, Period VI, classes LX, opp. fol. 121 [with roulette work]), Glasgow (GLAHA 16225 [with pronounced roulette work reinforcing shadows]), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4626, trimmed and 1855-5-12-48, Portraits), London (NPG, D11548), New York (NYPL, vol. 1, fol. 136, dated 1697), Oxford (Christ Church, vol. II, fol. 43), Paris (BN, Ec. 86, fol. 119, cut, and Cd. 12 ca, fol. 65, cut), Plymouth (CAG, COP17, f. 51, trimmed), Windsor (RCIN 656624).
II? Retouched, plants in foreground much darker.
London (Strang, G2053, margins), New Haven (YCBA, B1974.12.523).

References: CS 136 I; Wessely 141; BM 1; Stewart 367.
Location of original painting and related material: Whole length portrait by Sir Godfrey Kneller, 1697, in the collection of Lord Hesketh, Easton Neston, Northamptonshire (Stewart 367).


Catherine (née Kneller) Huckle as St Agnes, by and published by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, 1716 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Catherine (née Kneller) Huckle as St Agnes
by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
1716
NPG D11726

148.
D11726
Catherine (née Kneller) Huckle as St Agnes
By and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
Mezzotint
13 7/8 in. x 9 7/8 in. (351 mm x 250 mm) plate size
1716
Lettered S.t Agnes.
Below left G. Kneller S.R. Imp: et Mag: Brit. Baronet Pinx.
Below right J.Smith Fec. et ex. 1716.

I Before the lettering. Unfinished, the book does not have tooling on the cover. With a ring on a finger of right hand.
London (BM, large Smith vol. III, p. 7, touched with white chalk and ink on eyebrows and bridge of nose).
II Before the lettering. Without the ring.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4884, trimmed to plateline, lightly touched with white chalk in the hair, inscription in pen and brown ink at left: G. Kneller Pinxt., centre: St. Agnes, right: J. Smith 1716 / fec.).
III As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-870), Chatsworth, Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16621), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4885, trimmed and large Smith vol. III, p. 7 and P.6-233, Portraits), London (NPG, D11726), New York (NYPL, vol. II, fol. 123), Paris (BN, Ec. 85, fol. 17, cut), Plymouth (CAG, COP17, f. 74, 15 mm margins), Windsor (RL, RCIN 663232).
IV Posthumously published.
Windsor (RL, RCIN 663233, worn and grey impression, trimmed).

References: CS 262 II; Wessely 262; BM 2; Stewart 1971, 7; Stewart 373.
Location of original painting and related material: Half length portrait by Sir Godfrey Kneller in the collection of the Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, Connecticut. A reduced copy of Smith's mezzotint later published by John Bowles.


 
Catherine (née Kneller) Huckle as Mary Magdalene, by and published by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, 1705 (circa 1702) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Catherine (née Kneller) Huckle as Mary Magdalene
by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
1705 (circa 1702)
NPG D11727

149.
D11727
Catherine (née Kneller) Huckle as Mary Magdalene
By and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
Mezzotint
13 3/4 in. x 10 in. (350 mm x 254 mm) plate size
1705 (circa 1702)
Lettered in two lines Deuotion in such looks does Gracefull Shine, / And forces us to own her pow'r divine.
Below left G. Kneller S.R. Imp. & Angl Eques Aur. pinx:
Below centre I. Smith fec. 1705.
Below right Sold by I.Smith at ye Lyon & Crown in Russell Street Covent Garden

I Before the lettering.
London (BM, 1930-4-14-154, large Smith vol. III, p. 8, small margins, good), New Haven (B1970.3.557 [before highlights indicating pages of the book, ear different, veil less defined]).
II As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-869), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16622), London (BM, 1874-8-8-2315, Portraits, fine), London (NPG, D11727), New Haven (B1970.3.558), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 50), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. II, fol. 55), Paris (BN, Ec. 85, fol. 16, cut), Plymouth (CAG, COP17, f. 73, cut), Windsor (RL, RCIN 663234).

References: CS 261 II; Wessely 263; BM 1; Stewart 7.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown. Version in miniature inscribed 'RK 1702' with Sotheby's, 26/11/1973, lot 72, illustrated.

[for ?Catherine Huckle as St Catharine (CS 71) see Mrs Cross as St Catherine, cat. no. 76]


 
Arabella Hunt, by and published by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, 1706 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Arabella Hunt
by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
1706
NPG D11599

150.
D11599
Arabella Hunt
By and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
Mezzotint
13 5/8 in. x 10 in. (347 mm x 254 mm) plate size
1706
Lettered MRS ARABELLA HUNT Dyed December 26th 1705.
Four lines of verses Were there on Earth another Voice like thine, / ... And Harmony recall thee from the Grave.
Below left G. Kneller S.R. Imp. et Angl. Eques Aur Pinx
Below right I Smith fec. et ex. 1706

I Before the lettering. Before strings on lute.
London (BM, large Smith vol. II, p. 2, extensively touched in white chalk).
II As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-768), Caen (MBA, M.2.10), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, period VII, classes VIII to IX, fol. 90), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16298), London (BM, 1885-5-9-1561 and 1902-10-11-4627), London (NPG, D11599), London (UCL, Strang G2054, margins), New Haven (YCBA, B1974.12.527), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 60), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. II, fol. 81), Paris (BN, Cd. 12 ca, fol. 67, cut), Plymouth (CAG, COP17, f. 45, trimmed), Windsor (RL, RCIN 656761).
III Posthumously published.
New Haven (YCBA, B1977.14.11853).

References: CS 137 I; Wessely 142; BM 1; Stewart 376; Joubert, p. 66.
Location of original painting and related material: Three quarter length portrait by Sir Godfrey Kneller in the collection of the Government Art Collection, London (GAC 15035; Stewart 376).


King James I of England and VI of Scotland, by and published by John Smith, after  Sir Anthony Van Dyck, 1721 (1617) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

King James I of England and VI of Scotland
by and published by John Smith, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
1721 (1617)
NPG D11516

151.
D11516
King James I of England and VI of Scotland
By and published by John Smith, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
Mezzotint
13 7/8 in. x 9 5/8 in. (354 mm x 245 mm) plate size
1721 (1617)
Lettered Jacobus I.mus D.G. Mag: Brit: Fra: et Hib. Rex
Below left A Van Dyke Eques Pinx: ab Originali minuta fact: per Fra: Hilyard A.o D.i 1617.
Below right J. Smith fec et ex 1721

I Before the lettering.
Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Clarendon vol. IV, p. 161).
II As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-770), Brunswick (AB 3.122), Cambridge (FM), Chatsworth (Smith vol. I, fol. 2), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16344), London (BM, O.8-143, Portraits, 1902-10-11-4630, and 1950-5-20-68), London (NPG, D11516), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 148), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Clarendon vol. IV, p. 161), Paris (BN, Cc. 49, fol. 19 and Ec. 85, fol. 65, cut), Plymouth (CAG, COP16, f.2, fine, trimmed), Vienna (HB 95.1, p. 8).
III Published in Boydell's Heads of Illustrious ... Persons, 1811, opp. p 1.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4629, wide margins, and 1902-10-11-8318), London (NPG, Library and Archive, Fleming collection), Windsor (RL).

References: CS 139 II; Wessely 144; BM 14; New H. 448.
Location of original painting and related material: Whole length portrait by Sir Anthony Van Dyck in the Royal Collection, Windsor Castle, (Millar 1963, 141, pl. 54). Van Dyck's version is after the whole length portrait by Paul Van Somer, also in the Royal Collection (Millar 1963, 103). See also the reduced version of the mezzotint published by John Smith (CS 140).


 
King James I of England and VI of Scotland, published by John Smith, after  Sir Anthony Van Dyck, 1721 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

King James I of England and VI of Scotland
published by John Smith, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
1721
NPG D11912

152.
D11912
King James I of England and VI of Scotland
Published by John Smith, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
Mezzotint
7 7/8 in. x 6 in. (200 mm x 153 mm) plate size
1721
Lettered Jacobus I.mus D.G. Mag: Brit Fra: et Hib Rex
Below right Sold by J. Smith at ye Lyon & Crown in Russell Street Covent Garden

I Before lettering. Rockerwork below, title space divided by a thin white line.
Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Clarendon vol. IV, p. 161).
II As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-771, margins), Brunswick (AB 3.123), Cambridge (FM), Chatsworth (Smith vol. I, fol. 7), Coburg (XI, 9,141), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16301), London (BM, Clarendon vol. I, p. 62), London (NPG, D11912), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 154), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Clarendon vol. IV, p.161), Paris (BN, Ec. 85, fol. 64), Plymouth (CAG, COP16, f. 90, trimmed), Vienna (HB 95.1, p.8).
III Posthumously published.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4631).

References: CS 140 II; Wessely 145; BM 15; New H. 448 small version.
Location of original painting and related material: Whole length portrait by Sir Anthony Van Dyck in the Royal Collection, Windsor Castle, (Millar 1963, 141, pl. 54). Van Dyck's version is after the whole length portrait by Paul Van Somer, also in the Royal Collection (Millar 1963, 103). Reduced version of the mezzotint by John Smith (CS 139).


 

153.
King James II
By John Smith, published by Robert Palmer, after Sir Peter Lely
Mezzotint
10 1/8 in. x 6 3/8 in. (260 mm x 164 mm) plate size
Lettered: His Royall Highness James Duke of Yorke
Below left: I Smith fe.
Below right: R Palmer ex

As described.
Eton (CL, Storer Granger, vol. III, part II, opp. fol. 77), Oxford* (Sutherland collection, Clarendon vol. IV, pt. V, p. 250).

References: CS 141; Wessely 146; not in BM.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown. After a portrait by Sir Peter Lely of which no prime version survives; see versions by school of Lely including the portrait in the collection of the Duke of Alba, Spain, and another with Christie's 30/1/1987, lot 121 (formerly at Kedleston Hall, Derbyshire). Compare also with other whole length portraits of Knights of the Garter by Sir Peter Lely, e.g. Prince Rupert, and Thomas Osborne, 1st Duke of Leeds (studio version in the NPG, London, NPG 1472). CS 141 is a copy of an engraving by David Loggan (BM 27) published by Moses Pitt, and a pair to the print of Mary of Modena by John Smith (CS 168), and part of a series of royal portraits by John Smith published by Robert Palmer.


King James II when Duke of York and Lord High Admiral, by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, 1697 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

King James II when Duke of York and Lord High Admiral
by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
1697
NPG D11515

154.
D11515
King James II when Duke of York and Lord High Admiral
By John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
Mezzotint
15 5/8 in. x 11 1/4 in. (397 mm x 285 mm) plate size
1697 (1688?)

As described.
Cambridge (Magdalene, Pepys Collection, vol. I, fol. 112), Chatsworth (Smith vol. I, fol. 102, dark impression, cut to design), London (BM, 1874-8-8-1257, in pen and brown ink: Jacobus 2.s, below left, G Kneller pinx., centre, the last picture of K James done in England for Secretary Pepys., right, J Smith fec., margins, fine and 1902-10-11-4632, margins, fine), London (NPG, D11515, with below left in pen and brown ink G. Kneller Pinx: and right:: J. Smith Fec: 1697), New York (NYPL, vol. 1, fol. 132, dated 1697, with a scrap of paper with ms. K: James ye 2:d done by J.Smith from / ye last original picture he sat for to S:r / Godfrey Kneller before he went out of / England), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Clarendon vol. IV, pt. VIII, p. 436, two impressions, the first touched around the hair, and in pen and brown ink at lower right: J Smith Fec: 1697), Windsor (RL, RCIN 602863).

References: CS 142; Wessely 147; BM 9; Stewart 389.
Location of original painting and related material: Three quarter length portrait by Sir Godfrey Kneller, 1688 [?1683], in the collection of HRH Prince Albrecht, Duke of Bavaria, Schloss Nymphenburg, Munich, Bavaria (Stewart 389, pl. 83a).


 
King James II, by and published by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, 1703 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

King James II
by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
1703
NPG D11521

155.
D11521
King James II
By and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
Mezzotint
13 5/8 in. x 9 5/8 in. (345 mm x 245 mm) plate size
1703
Lettered in two lines Jacobus Secundus Dei Gratia. Angliæ, Scotiæ, / Franciæ, et Hibernæ Rex. &. ct
Below left G. Kneller Pinxit
Below left, towards centre I. Smith fecit
Below right Sold by I. Smith at the Lyon and Crown in Russel street Covent-Garden

I Before the lettering.
London (BM, large Smith vol. II, p. 5), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. I, pt. X, p. 652, with the lettering in pen and ink).
II As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-772), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, vol. IV, part III, opp. fol. 4), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4634, trimmed), London (NPG, D11521), New Haven (B1994.4.425), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 29, dated 1703), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. I, fol. 7), Paris (BN, Ec. 85, fol. 68, dark impression, cut), Plymouth (CAG, COP16, f. 5, cut), Windsor (RL, RCIN 602869).
III Reworked.
Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16350), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4633, small margins), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. I, pt. X, p. 652).
IV Published in Boydell's Heads of Illustrious ... Persons, 1811, opp. P. 69.
London (NPG, Heinz Archive and Library, Fleming collection), New Haven (YCBA, Dept. of Rare Books), Windsor (RL).

References: CS 143 II; Wessely 148; BM 42; Stewart 387.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown. For related type see the three quarter length portrait by circle of Sir Godfrey Kneller, with Christie's, 10/6/1999, lot 55. See also a reduced, reversed version of this mezzotint published by John Smith (CS 144).


 
King James II, published by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, 1718 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

King James II
published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
1718
NPG D11918

156.
D11918
King James II
Published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
Mezzotint
8 in. x 5 3/4 in. (203 mm x 146 mm) plate size
1718
Lettered Jacobus II.dus D.G. Ang: Sco: Fran: & Hib: Rex.
Below left G. Kneller Pinxit.
Below right J. Smith ex.

I Before the lettering.
Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. I, pt. XII, p. 752, in pen and ink: proofe).
II As described.
Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16308), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4637, trimmed), London (NPG, D11918), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 131), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. I, pt. XII, p. 752, two impressions), Plymouth (CAG, COP16, f. 96, trimmed), Windsor (RL, RCIN 602872).
III Posthumously published.

References: CS 144 II; Wessely 149; BM 43.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown. For related type see three quarter length portrait in coronation robes by circle of Kneller with Christie's, South Kensington, 10/6/1999, lot 55. CS 144 is a reduced, reversed version of mezzotint by John Smith (CS 143).


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

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

157.
D11522
King James II
By John Smith, published by Alexander Browne, after Nicolas de Largillière
Mezzotint
13 1/2 in. x 9 3/4 in. (342 mm x 248 mm) plate size
1686 (1686)
Lettered in two lines Jacobus Secundus Dei Gratia Angliæ, / Scotiæ, Franciæ, et Hiberniæ Rex. &. ct
Below left N. De Largillierre Pinxit
Below left towards centre I Smith fecit
Below centre Cum Priuilegio Regis
Below right Sold by Alex: Browne at the Blew / Ballcony in little Queen street.

I? Before the lettering. Unfinished, before damascening pattern on armour and some loops on lace cravat.
London (BM, large Smith vol. II, p. 5, in pen and ink at lower left: N de largilliere p. and right: I Beckett sc.), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. I, pt. XIII, p. 786).
II Finished.
London (NPG, D19525, Wheatley's London).
III As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-773), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, vol. IV, part III, fol. 9), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16352), London (BM, 1950-5-20-372), London (NPG, D11522, Smith albums, D10651 and D12000), New York (NYPL, vol. 1, fol. 30, dated 1686), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. I, fol. 5), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. I, pt. XIII, p. 786), Paris (BN, Ec. 85, fol. 67, dark impression, cut, and Cd. 12 cb, fol. 2, cut), Plymouth (CAG, COP16, f. 8, cut), Windsor (RL, RCIN 602838).
IV? Plate damaged, especially at forehead and over inscription.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4638, wide margins, heavy paper, and 1902-10-11-8325).
V Plate reworked, corners filled in with dark background.
London (NPG, D10649 and D10652), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. I, pt. XIII, p. 786).

References: CS 145 II; Wessely 150; BM 59; Rosenfeld p. 115, fig.16a..
Location of original painting and related material: Half length portrait by Nicolas de Largillière in the collection of the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich (BHC 2798; Rosenfeld 16). See also the mezzotint by Isaac Beckett (CS 52).


 
William Villiers, 2nd Earl of Jersey; Mary Granville (née Villiers) Lady Lansdowne, by and published by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, 1700 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

William Villiers, 2nd Earl of Jersey; Mary Granville (née Villiers) Lady Lansdowne
by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
1700
NPG D11549

158.
D11549
William Villiers, 2nd Earl of Jersey, and his sister Mary Villiers, later Lady Lansdowne
By and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
Mezzotint
16 1/8 in. x 9 7/8 in. (411mm x 250 mm) plate size
1699/1700
Lettered The Lord Villiers and Lady Mary Villiers his Sister
Below left G. Kneller Eques 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.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4882, small margins).
II As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-866), Cambridge (Magdalene, Pepys collection, vol. II, 2979/170), Chatsworth (Smith vol. I, fol. 82, cut), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16223), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4883 and large Smith vol. III, p. 5, margins), London (NPG, D11549), London (UCL, Strang G2087, margins), New Haven (B1974.12.675), New York (NYPL, vol. 1, fol. 156, dated 1700), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. II, fol. 36), Paris (BN, Ec. 86, fol. 106, cut, and Cd. 12 cb, fol. 9, with 1699 inscribed in brown ink after fec, cut), Plymouth (CAG, COP17, f.18, trimmed), Windsor (RL, RCIN 663215).
III Posthumously published.

References: CS 259 I; Wessely 260; BM 1; Stewart 399.
Location of original painting and related material: Double portrait by Sir Godfrey Kneller in the collection of the Earl of Jersey, Middleton Park, Bicester, Oxfordshire (Stewart 399).


 
John Kettlewell, by John Smith, after  Henry Tilson, circa 1725-1743 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

John Kettlewell
by John Smith, after Henry Tilson
circa 1725-1743
NPG D18733

159.
D18733
John Kettlewell
By John Smith, after Henry Tilson
Mezzotint
12 3/4 in. x 9 in. (325 mm x 230 mm) plate size
1695

I Before the lettering.
London (BM, large Smith vol. II, p. 6), Windsor (RL, RCIN 657524, margins, fine).
II Lettered in five lines: Johannes Kettlewell obyt 12 Apr:1695 Æta 42. / ... him that judgeth righteously. St. Peter./ followed by two lines of Greek ending in Chrysost:
Below left: H. Tilson pinx:
Below right: I. Smith fecit
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-774), Cambridge (Magdalene, Pepys Collection, vol. III, fol. 117), Chatsworth (Smith vol. I, fols. 119-20, one dated by hand 1695), London* (BM, 1902-10-11-4641, trimmed), London (NPG, D18733), Paris (BN, Ec. 86, fol.11, cut), Plymouth (CAG, COP16, f. 60,10 mm margins), Windsor (RL, RCIN 657523, trimmed and lightly squared).

References: CS 148; Wessely 151; BM 1.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown. Compare with the engraving by George Vertue (publ. 1719; BM 2) and those by Michael van der Gucht (BM 3-4): all four prints are related to the portrait by Henry Tilson.


Elizabeth Fitzgerald (née Jones), Countess of Kildare, by John Smith, published by  Edward Cooper, after  William Wissing, 1686 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Elizabeth Fitzgerald (née Jones), Countess of Kildare
by John Smith, published by Edward Cooper, after William Wissing
1686
NPG D31033

160.
D31033
Elizabeth Fitzgerald (née Jones), Countess of Kildare
By John Smith, published by Edward Cooper, after William Wissing
Mezzotint
9 1/4 in. x 7 1/4 in. (236 mm x 185 mm) plate size
1686
Lettered The Countess of Kildare
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.
II Lettered with abbreviated address: E Cooper ex
New York (NYPL, vol. 1, fol. 23, dated 1686), London (BM, 190210-11-4642).
III As described.
Cambridge? (Magdalene, Pepys collection, vol. II, 2979/195b, cut to oval [state unconfirmed]), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4643 and P.7-102, Portraits), London (NPG, D12010),
IV With at left between artists' names: Cum privilegio Regis
V Reworked, expression of eyes altered.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-775), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, vol. IV, part IV, fol. 63).
VI Address erased.

References: CS 149 II; Wessely 152; BM 3.
Location of original painting and related material: Three quarter length portrait by William Wissing in the collection of the Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, Connecticut (B1984.191; MacLeod and Marciari Alexander 98). See also the mezzotints by Isaac Beckett (CS 55a) and Robert Williams (CS 30; BM 5), and published by Richard Palmer, probably an early work by John Smith (CS p. 1661, 67).


Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, 1694 (circa 1688-1690) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
1694 (circa 1688-1690)
NPG D11492

161.
D11492
Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
By John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
Mezzotint
14 in. x 10 5/8 in. (357 mm x 270 mm) plate size
1694
Lettered Godfridus Kneller Eques.
Dedication Gulielmi & Mariæ Magnæ Britannæ Regis & Reginæ Pictorum Princeps / Offerebat Humillimus Servus Johannes Smith

I Before the lettering.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4644, lightly touched in pen and brown ink around features of face, another curl of hair added).
II Lettered.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-776, with a line ruled in below oval design, and RP-P-OB-32-778), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4645 ... 4646, former with margins, good), Paris (BN, Ec. 86, fol. 48, fine impression and Cd.12, fol. 2, both cut, and and Cd. 12 c, fol. 28, good margins), Plymouth (CAG, COP16, f. 83, fine impression, trimmed, and COP35, f. 137, trimmed), Windsor (RL, RCIN 657627 counterproof).
III As described. Margin burnished removing some marks. Ground cleared so that oval slightly encroaches lettering space and a thin line introduced delimiting background and margin.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-777, poor condition), Chatsworth (Smith vol. I, fol. 172, cut), Eton (CL, Storer Walpole volume and Storer Granger, period VII, classes VIII to IX, fol. 22), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16342), London (BM, 1838-4-20-149; 1902-10-11-4647, and 1950-5-20-107), London (NPG, D11492), London (UCL, Strang G2055, trimmed), New Haven (B1977.14.12429), New York (NYPL, vol. 1, fol. 108, dated 1694), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. I, fol. 51), Windsor (RL, RCIN 657626).
IV Posthumously published.

References: CS 150 II; Wessely 153; BM 6; Stewart 17; Griffiths 1998, 166.
Location of original painting and related material: Half length self-portrait with a unicorn in the collection of the Marquess of Exeter, Burghley House, Northamptonshire (Stewart 16). See a reduced copy of Smith's mezzotint by Pieter Schenck (H. XXV, 706).


 
Devereux Knightley, by and published by John Smith, 1697 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Devereux Knightley
by and published by John Smith
1697
NPG D11677

162.
D11677
Devereux Knightley
By and published by John Smith
Mezzotint and engraving
13 5/8 in. x 9 7/8 in. (345 mm x 250 mm) plate size
1697
Lettered in nine lines DEVEREUX KNIGHTLEY of Fawsley in ye/ ... the One and / thirtyeth in decent of Heir Males.
Below centre J. Smith fec: et ex:

I Before the engraved surround. Before the lettering. With tiny marks especially below design.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4648, margins, good).
II The blemishes and scrapes burnished.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-779), London (BM, large Smith vol. II, p. 9).
III Finished. As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-780), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, period VI, classes LX, fol. 65), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16251), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4649 ... 4650, latter cut around oval design), London (NPG, D11677), London (UCL, Strang G2056, trimmed), New York (NYPL, vol. 1, fol. 129, dated 1697), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. I, fol. 63), Paris (BN, Ec.86, fol.22, cut), Windsor (RL, RCIN 657656).

References: CS 151 II; Wessely 154; BM 1.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown.