Prints catalogue Smith - 9

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Edward Rigby, by John Smith, after  Thomas Murray, 1702 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Edward Rigby
by John Smith, after Thomas Murray
1702
NPG D11705

216.
D11705
Edward Rigby
By John Smith, after Thomas Murray
Mezzotint
13 3/8 in. x 9 5/8 in. (340 mm x 245 mm) plate size
1702
Lettered in two lines Cap:t Edward Rigby of / Leyton in Lanci-Shire
Below left T. Murrey pinx:
Below right I. Smith fec:

I As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-827), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, Period VI, classes LX, fol. 94), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16256), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4781 and 1950-5-20-144 and 1855-5-12-61, Portraits, good), London (NPG, D11705), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 17, dated 1702), Paris (BN, Ec. 85, fol. 124, trimmed).
II Lettering erased.
Eton (CL, Storer Granger, Period VI, classes LX, fol. 93, in pen and ink: Captain Rigby), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4782, with the lettering in pen and ink), London (NPG, D12021-2), Windsor (RL, RCIN 660781).

References: CS 212 I; Wessely 214; BM 1.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown.


Bessey Nassau van Zuylestein (nee Savage), Countess of Rochford, by and published by John Smith, after  Charles D

Bessey Nassau van Zuylestein (nee Savage), Countess of Rochford
by and published by John Smith, after Charles D'Agar
1723
NPG D11613

217.
D11613
Bessey (née Savage), Countess of Rochford
By and published by John Smith, after Charles D'Agar
Mezzotint
13 5/8 in. x 9 7/8 in. (345 mm x 250 mm) plate size
1723
Lettered The Right Honourable Bessey Countess of Rochford.
Below left Char: D'Agar pinx.
Below right J. Smith Fec. & ex. 1723.

I Before the lettering.
Sykes sale, 1824.
II As described.
Edinburgh (SNPG, EPIII 216-1, trimmed, worn), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16278), London (BM, large Smith vol. II, p. 34), London (NPG, D11613), London (UCL, Strang G2073, margins), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 147), Plymouth (CAG, COP17, f. 35, 15 mm margins), Windsor (RL, RCIN 659328).
III Posthumously published.
?London (BM, 1853-1-12-1543, and 1902-10-11-4783 and 1871-12-9-2776, Portraits), Edinburgh (SNPG, UP EXL 63, sheet).

References: CS 213 II; Wessely 215; BM 1.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown.


Robert Ker, 4th Earl of Roxburghe, by John Smith, after  David Paton, 1698 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Robert Ker, 4th Earl of Roxburghe
by John Smith, after David Paton
1698
NPG D11945

218.
D11945
Robert Ker, 4th Earl of Roxburghe
By John Smith, after David Paton
Mezzotint
6 3/8 in. x 4 5/8 in. (162 mm x 119 mm) plate size
1698
Lettered in three lines Robert Earle of Roxburgh Lord Ker of / Cesford and Caverton. Æ tatis su æ 19.o / Died at Bruxelles July 13.th 1696.
Below centre D. Pattin delin. I.Smith fecit.

I As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-38.882), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, period VI, classes LX, opp. fol. 57), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4785, sheet, and 1950-5-20-149, sheet), London (NPG, D11945), New York (NYPL, vol. 1, fol. 140, dated 1698), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. I, fol. 24), Paris (BN, Ec. 85, fol. 129, trimmed), Windsor (RL, RCIN 657494).
II Posthumously published.

References: CS 215 I; Wessely 217; BM 1.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown.


Ann Roydhouse, by and published by John Smith, after  Sir John Baptist De Medina, 1701 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Ann Roydhouse
by and published by John Smith, after Sir John Baptist De Medina
1701
NPG D11608

219.
D11608
Ann Roydhouse
By and published by John Smith, after Sir John Baptist De Medina
Mezzotint
13 1/2 in. x 9 5/8 in. (344 mm x 245 mm) plate size
1701
Lettered M.rs Ann Roydhouse
Below left I.B. de Medina 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, 1902-10-11-4786, margins), Windsor (RL, RCIN 660935).
II As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-829), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, Period VI, classes LX, opp. fol. 134), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16296), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4787, good margins, and large Smith vol. II, p. 34, margins, good and 1866-11-10-1432, Portraits), London (NPG, D11608), London (UCL, Strang G2074, small margins), New Haven (B1974.12.631), New York (NYPL, vol. 1, fol. 167, dated 1701), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. I, fol. 90), Paris (BN, Ec. 84, fol. 38, dark impression, cut), Plymouth (CAG, COP17, f. 41, trimmed).

References: CS 216 II; Wessely 218; BM 1.
Location of original painting and related material: Three quarter length portrait by Sir John Baptist de Medina, private collection, York House, Twickenham; with Christie's, Edinburgh, 6/10/2000, lot 17.


Katherine Manners (nee Noel), Duchess of Rutland, by and published by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, 1689 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Katherine Manners (nee Noel), Duchess of Rutland
by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
1689
NPG D11597

220.
D11597
Katherine Manners (née Noel), Duchess of Rutland
By and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
Mezzotint
13 3/8 in. x 10 in. (340 mm x 254 mm) plate size
1689
Lettered The Countess of Rutland
Below left G: Kneller pinx:
Below right I Smith fe: et exc.

I As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-830), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16277 and 3986), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4789, paper discoloured and 1855-5-12-62, Portraits), London (NPG, D11597), London (UCL, Strang G2075, sheet), New York (NYPL, vol. 1, fol. 59, dated 1689), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. I, fol. 95, printed in dark brown ink), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, vol. II, pt. I, Subscribers), Paris (BN, Ec. 86, fol. 111, discoloured, cut, and Cd. 12 cc, fol. 21, cut), Plymouth (CAG, COP17, f. 32, 10 mm margins), Windsor (RL, RCIN 658510).
II Posthumously published.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4790).

References: CS 218 I; Wessely 219; BM 1; Stewart 635.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown. A whole length portrait by circle of Kneller in the collection of the Duke of Rutland, Belvoir Castle, Leicestershire, may be related [unseen].


Lucy Manners (nee Sherard), Duchess of Rutland (

Lucy Manners (nee Sherard), Duchess of Rutland ('The Honble: Mrs. Sherard.')
by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
1699
NPG D11621

221.
D11621
Lucy Manners (née Sherard), Duchess of Rutland
By and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
Mezzotint
13 1/4 in. x 9 3/4 in. (335 mm x 247 mm) plate size
1699
Lettered The Hon:ble M.rs Sherard.
Below left G. Kneller Eques pinx:
Below right I. Smith fec: et ex:

I Unlettered and unfinished proof. Before the landscape background and outcropping rock established on left side. Margin not yet established below.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4817).
II As described. With single flower in left hand.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4818, and large Smith vol. II, p. 40, margins, good), London (NPG, D11621), London (UCL, Strang G2080, good margins), New York (NYPL, vol. 1, fol. 148, dated 1699).
III Reworked: additional flower at right angles to thumb on upper part of plant in left hand.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-837), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, Period VI, classes LX, opp. fol. 135), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16300), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4819, margins and 1855-5-12-66, Portraits), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. I, fol. 101), Paris (BN, Ec. 84, fol. 37, dark impression, cut, and Cd. 12 cc, fol. 31, cut), Plymouth (CAG, COP17, f. 43, cut), Windsor (RL, RCIN 661539).
IV Posthumously published.

References: CS 229 II; Wessely 230; BM 1; Stewart 636.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown.


Henry Sacheverell, by John Smith, after  Anthony Russel, 1710 (1710) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Henry Sacheverell
by John Smith, after Anthony Russel
1710 (1710)
NPG D11587

222.
D11587
Henry Sacheverell
By John Smith, after Anthony Russel
Mezzotint
13 3/4 in. x 10 in. (350 mm x 252 mm) plate size
1710 (1710)
Lettered in two lines Henricus Sacheverell S.J.P./ ... Oxon Socius.
Below left A. Russell pinx. 1710
Below right I. Smith fec.

I Before the lettering. Margin uncleared.
London (BM, P.8-190, trimmed to platemark).
II As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-831), Chatsworth (Smith vol. I, fol. 130), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, Period VII, classes IV to VII, opp. fol. 51), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16416), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4791, 1950-5-20-175, margins and large Smith vol. II, p. 36), London (NPG, D11587), New Haven (B1977.14.10213), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 97, dated 1710), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. II, pt. X, p. 540), Paris (BN, Ec. 86, fol. 10, cut), Plymouth (CAG, COP16, f. 59, trimmed), Windsor (RL, RCIN 661058).

References: CS 219 II; Wessely 220; BM 10.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown. See engraving by George Vertue (1714) after a different portrait of Sacheverell by Russel (BM 12). See also the mezzotints by John Faber (CS 62), Andrew Johnston (CS 3) and an unknown printmaker (CS p. 1704, 91).


Diana Beauclerk (nee de Vere), Duchess of St Albans, by and published by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, 1694 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Diana Beauclerk (nee de Vere), Duchess of St Albans
by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
1694
NPG D11595

223.
D11595
Diana Beauclerk (née de Vere), Duchess of St Albans
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
1694
Lettered The Dutchess of S:t Albans.
Below left G Kneller Eques pinxit
Below right I. Smith fecit et excudit

I Before the lettering.
Windsor (RL, RCIN 650742).
II As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-832), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16273), London (BM, 1855-5-12-64, Portraits), London (NPG, D11595), London (UCL, Strang G2076, small margins), New York (NYPL, vol. 1, fol. 106, dated 1694), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. I, fol. 92), Paris (BN, Ec. 86, fol. 104, cut, and Cd. 12 cc, fol. 17, worn impression, cut), Plymouth (CAG, COP35, f. 17, trimmed, and COP17, f. 28, inscribed in pen and brown ink in Smith's hand: 1694, trimmed).
III Posthumously published.
Edinburgh (SNPG, EPIII 229-1, cut), ?London (BM, 1902-10-11-4792 ... 4793, the latter sharper but on late paper).

References: CS 220 II; Wessely 221; BM 2; Stewart 641.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown.


Frances Cecil (nee Bennett), Countess of Salisbury, by and published by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, 1696 (1695) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Frances Cecil (nee Bennett), Countess of Salisbury
by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
1696 (1695)
NPG D11625

224.
D11625
Frances Cecil (née Bennett), Countess of Salisbury
By and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
Mezzotint
13 1/4 in. x 9 5/8 in. (338 mm x 246 mm) plate size
1696 (1695)
Lettered The Countess of Salisbury
Below left G. Kneller Eques pinx:
Below right J. Smith fe: & ex:

I Before the lettering.
London (BM, P.8-84 and 1902-10-11-4794, in pen and brown ink : The Countess of Salisbury, below left, G.Kneller pinx:, below right, J.Smith fe: & ex:), Windsor (RL, RCIN 652314).
II As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-833), Cambridge (Magdalene, Pepys collection, vol. II, 2979/192), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, period VII, classes VIII to IX, fol. 72), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16276), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4795 and P.8-35, Portraits), London (NPG, D11625), London (UCL, Strang G2077, cut removing lettering), New Haven (B1974.12.632), New York (NYPL, vol. 1, fol. 126, dated 1696), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. I, fol. 93), Paris (BN, Ec. 86, fol. 109 and 110, both cut, and and Cd. 12 c, fol. 31, cut), Plymouth (CAG, COP17, f. 33, trimmed).
III Posthumously published.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4796 ...4797)

References: CS 221 II; Wessely 222; BM 1; Stewart 645.
Location of original painting and related material: Three quarter length portrait by Sir Godfrey Kneller, 1695, in the collection of the Marquess of Salisbury, Hatfield House, Hertfordshire (Stewart 1971, 67; Stewart 645). A version with Sotheby's, 10/7/1996, lot 19.


James Cecil, 5th Earl of Salisbury, by and published by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, 1696 (1695) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

James Cecil, 5th Earl of Salisbury
by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
1696 (1695)
NPG D11654

225.
D11654
James Cecil, 5th Earl of Salisbury
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
1696 (1695)
Lettered The Rt Honoble James Earl of Salisbury &c.
Below left G: Kneller Eques pinx
Below right I. Smith fe: et exc

I Before the lettering.
Paris (BN, Cd. 12 cc, fol. 23, cut), Windsor (RL, RCIN 652316).
II As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-834), Cambridge (Magdalene, Pepys collection, vol. II, 2979/26a), Chatsworth (Smith vol. I, fol. 64), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, period VIII, classes II to V, opp. fol. 2), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16231), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4798, margins, good), London (NPG, D11654), London (UCL, Strang G2078, sheet), New York (NYPL, vol. 1, fol. 125, dated 1696), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. II, fol. 29), Paris (BN, Ec. 85, fol. 102, trimmed, and Cd. 12 cc, fol. 24, cut), Plymouth (CAG, COP17, f. 12, 5 mm margins).
III Posthumously published.

References: CS 222 II; Wessely 223; BM 1; Stewart 647.
Location of original painting and related material: Whole length portrait by Sir Godfrey Kneller, 1695, in the collection of the Marquess of Salisbury, Hatfield House, Hertfordshire (Stewart 647).


Elizabeth Montagu (nee Willmot), Countess of Sandwich, by John Smith, published by  Edward Cooper, after  William Wissing, after  Jan van der Vaart, 1688 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Elizabeth Montagu (nee Willmot), Countess of Sandwich
by John Smith, published by Edward Cooper, after William Wissing, after Jan van der Vaart
1688
NPG D11629

226.
D11629
Elizabeth Montagu (née Willmot), Countess of Sandwich
By John Smith, published by Edward Cooper, after William Wissing, after Jan Van der Vaart
Mezzotint
13 1/2 in. x 9 7/8 in. (342 mm x 250 mm) plate size
1688
Lettered The Lady Elizabeth Willmot.
Below left W.Wissing / I. Vandervaart } Pinxit
Below centre I Smith fecit.[ #] Cum Privilegio Regis
Below right Sold by E Cooper at ye 3 Pidgeons / in Bedford Street

I Before the lettering.
London (BM, 1863-1-10-192, Portraits).
II As described.
Eton (CL, Storer Granger, vol. IV, part IV, opp. fol. 52), London (NPG, D11629), London (UCL, Strang G2091, small margins), New York (NYPL, vol. 1, fol. 49, dated 1688), Paris (BN, Ec. 86, fol. 105, cut), Windsor (RL, RCIN 658954).
III Plate worn. Cooper's address erased and replaced: Sold by Tho[s]: Bowles in S.[t] Pauls Church Yard / London
Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16285).

References: CS 277 II; Wessely 276; BM 1.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown. Three quarter length portrait by William Wissing in a private collection (Biddulph family, Melrose, 1948); photograph in the Heinz Archive and Library, NPG, London. This portrait, with the caption Lady Lisburne, is reproduced in Country Life, 23 January, 1948, p. 174.


Mr Sansom, by John Smith, after  John Closterman, 1705 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Mr Sansom
by John Smith, after John Closterman
1705
NPG D4161

227.
D4161
Mr Sansom
By John Smith, after John Closterman
Mezzotint
13 3/8 in. x 9 7/8 in. (340 mm x 250 mm) plate size
1705
Lettered in two lines M.r Sansom / Died the 20.th April 1705.
Below left I. Closterman pinx.
Below right I. Smith fec.

I Before the lettering.
New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 43, with the lettering in pen and ink, signed and dated 1705).
II As described.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4803, margins, 1950-5-20-35, trimmed), London (NPG, D4161), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. II, fol. 57), Windsor (RL, RCIN 661160).
III Reworked ('The plate, prints from which had become very uncommon, appears to have been discovered and some impressions taken on old paper.' CS).
?London (BM, 1902-10-11-4804, trimmed to oval)

References: CS 225 II; Wessely 226; BM 1; Rogers 1983, 83.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown.


Godfried Schalcken, by and published by John Smith, after  Godfried Schalcken, 1694 (1694) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Godfried Schalcken
by and published by John Smith, after Godfried Schalcken
1694 (1694)
NPG D11495

228.
D11495
Godfried Schalcken
By and published by John Smith, after Godfried Schalcken
Mezzotint
13 3/8 in. x 9 7/8 in. (340 mm x 250 mm) plate size
1694 (1694)
Lettered in two lines Godfridus Schalcken / Hanc suam Effigiem pinxit Londini 1694
Below right I. Smith fec: & exc:

As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-835), Caen, (MBA, M.2.12), Cambridge (Magdalene, Pepys Collection, vol. III, fol. 27 / 257), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, period VII, classes VIII to IX, fol. 32), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 3987 MacCallum collection), London (BM, P.8-25, 1902-10-11-4805 ... 4806, and 1983-U-47, the last three trimmed), London (NPG, D11495), New York (NYPL, vol. 1, fol. 110, dated 1694), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. I, fol. 83), Paris (BN, Ec. 86, fol. 44, fine impression, cut), Plymouth (CAG, Cottonian Gallery display).

References: CS 226; Wessely 227; Beherman 1988, 55; Griffiths 1998, 167; Joubert p.66.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown. Smith's mezzotint is taken from a self-portrait by Schalcken bought by the Duke of Portland for Welbeck Abbey, Nottinghamshire, at present unlocated. A replica is in the collection of the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, Hagerstown, Maryland (Beherman 1988, 55). See also the mezzotint copy by Pieter Schenck (H. XXV, 870).


Frederick Herman de Schomberg, 1st Duke of Schomberg, by and published by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, 1689 (circa 1689) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Frederick Herman de Schomberg, 1st Duke of Schomberg
by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
1689 (circa 1689)
NPG D11563

229.
D11563
Frederick Armand de Schomberg, 1st Duke of Schomberg
By and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
Mezzotint
15 in. x 10 1/8 in. (380 mm x 257 mm) plate size
1689 (circa 1689)
Lettered in three lines FREDERICK Duke of SCHONBERG, ... Stadtholder of Prussia. &c
Below left G Kneller pinx:
Below right I Smith fe: et ex:

I Before the lettering [or possibly a close copy]
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4810), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. I, pt. VI, facing p. 345, margins, fine), Paris (BN, Cd. 7, fol. 15, cut on three sides, inscribed in brown ink: Frederic Duc de Schonberg peint par Kneller).
II As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-836), Caen (MBA, M.10.58), Cambridge (Magdalene, Pepys collection, vol. II, 2979/294-5, two impressions), Eton (CL, Storer Burnet, vol. III, opp. P.51, cut, and Storer Granger, period VI, classes LX, opp. fol. 59), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16224 and 3988), London (NPG, D11563), London (UCL, Strang G2079, margins), New York (NYPL, vol. 1, fol. 64, dated 1689), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. II, fol. 14), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. I, pt. VI, p. 345), Paris, (Cd. 12 cc, fol. 27, cut), Plymouth (CAG, COP17, f. 20, trimmed), Windsor (RL, RCIN 661217).
III Face altered to William III.
Lettering erased.
Eton (CL, Storer Granger, period VI, class LX, fol. 31), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4811), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. II, pt. III, p. 124, cut below), Paris (BN, Cd. 9, fol. 49, fine impression, cut, and Cd. 12 ca, fol. 56, inscribed in brown ink: Wilhelmus III D G Angliae Rex &c, cut), Windsor (RL, RCIN 603156).
IV Head altered to the Duke of Marlborough.
Lettered in French: John Duc de Marlborough Prince du St.Empire Capitaine General ... Je suis venu j'ay veu j'ay vaincu
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4812, cut below removing lettering).
V Head altered to William Prince of Orange and negro servant erased.
Re-lettered: His Serene Highness William Charles Friso Prince of Orange ... United Provinces &c &c &c / Printed for and Sold by M. Overton opposite Fetter Lane end in Fleetstreet
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4813, trimmed).
VI Reworked and figure entirely reworked. Armour changed to uniform and figure wears tricorn hat. Right arm raised holding a sword.
New lettering: His Excellency Field Marshall Kieth ... in Germany / Sold by robt Sayer opposite Fetter Lane Fleet Street
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4814, small margins, faded).

References: CS 227 II; Wessely 228; BM 3; Layard 1927, 99 (sitter changed to: William III; John, 1st Duke of Marlborough; William, Prince of Orange; Field Marshal Keith); Stewart 653; Joubert pp. 66-67.
Location of original painting and related material: Equestrian portrait of the Duke of Schomberg by Sir Godfrey Kneller in the collection of the Earl of Yarborough, Brocklesby Park, Grimsby, Lincolnshire (Stewart 1971, 83; Stewart 653). Another version in the collection of the Marquess of Lothian, Newbattle Abbey, Dalkeith, Lothian (1959).


Meinhard de Schomberg, 3rd Duke of Schomberg, by and published by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, 1693 (circa 1690) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Meinhard de Schomberg, 3rd Duke of Schomberg
by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
1693 (circa 1690)
NPG D11562

230.
D11562
Meinhard de Schomberg, 3rd Duke of Schomberg
By and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
Mezzotint
13 1/2 in. x 9 7/8 in. (342 mm x 250 mm) plate size
1693 (circa 1690)
Lettered in two lines MAYNHARD Duke of Leinster, Count of Schonberg, & Mertola, Grandee /... Great Brittain . &c
Below left G Kneller Eques pinx:
Below right I Smith fec: et excud:

I Before the lettering.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4662, margins).
II With a vertical line in centre of inscription space.
Windsor (RL, RCIN 661227, with the lettering in pen and ink).
III As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-785), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, Period VII, Class I-III, fol. 94), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16384), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4663 and 1950-5-20-108), London (NPG, D11562), ?London (Strang, G2059, cut removing lettering), New York (NYPL, vol. 1, fol. 96, dated 1693), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. I, fol. 72), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. II, pt. II, p. 84), Paris (BN, Ec. 85, fol. 93, cut, and Cd. 12 cb, fol. 16, cut on three sides and stamped SG in red on image, cut), Plymouth (CAG, COP16, f. 135, 5 mm margin).
IV Posthumously published.

References: CS 156 II; Wessely 159; BM 1; Stewart 655.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown. See drawing by an unknown artist related to the Smith mezzotint, in the collection of the Duke of Leeds (1960); photograph in the Heinz Archive and Library, NPG, London.


James Ogilvy, 1st Earl of Seafield, by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, 1704 (1704) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

James Ogilvy, 1st Earl of Seafield
by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
1704 (1704)
NPG D11590

231.
D11590
James Ogilvy, 1st Earl of Seafield
By John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
Mezzotint and engraving
20 1/2 in. x 12 3/4 in. (520 mm x 325 mm) cut to plate size
1704 (1704)
Lettered in three lines James Earl of Seafield Viscount of Redhaven, Lord Ogilvie of Deskford & Cullen &c. Lord High Chancellor of the Kingdome / ... James Earl of Findlater.
Below left G. Kneller S.R. Imp. et Angl Eques Aur. Pinx.
Below right I. Smith fec. 1704

I Proof before engraved border.
Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. II, pt. IX, p. 460, in pen and red ink: Ja:s E: of Seafield L:d high Chancellor of Scotland.).
II Border engraved but unfinished. The arms for Broadalbin blank.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4815).
III As described.
London (K.68-124 poor condition, 1874-8-8-2320 and 1902-10-11-4816), London (NPG, D11590), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 34), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. I, fol. 98), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. II, pt. IX, p. 460), Paris (BN, Ec. 85, fol. 105), Windsor (RL, RCIN 659541).

References: CS 228 III; Wessely 229; BM 1 (Findlater, 4th Earl of); Stewart 276.
Location of original painting and related material: Three quarter length portrait by Sir Godfrey Kneller in the collection of the Earl of Seafield, Cullen, Banffshire (Stewart 1971, 76; Stewart 276). Another version in the collection of the the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh.


Sir Cloudesley Shovell, by John Smith, after  Willem de Ryck (Ryke), 1692 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir Cloudesley Shovell
by John Smith, after Willem de Ryck (Ryke)
1692
NPG D4228

232.
D4228
Sir Clowdisley Shovell
By John Smith, after Willem de Ryck (Ryke)
Mezzotint
11 1/4 in. x 8 1/4 in. (287 mm x 208 mm) cut to design
1692

I Unlettered. Before latitude and longitudinal lines added to globe.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4820, small margins, good, in calligraphic lettering in graphite : S:r Cloudsly Shovel), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. II, pt. II, p. 102, with the coat of arms drawn in graphite and name of sitter).
II Before the lettering.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4821, trimmed).
III Before the lettering. A small part of the design burnished where the top of the coat of arms is to be.
London (BM, large Smith vol. II, p. 40).
IV Lettered in four lines: S[R] CLOUDISLLY SHOVELL KNIGHT, Rear Admiral ...Marine Regiments.
Below left: W. De Rijck pinx:
Below right: I.Smith fec:
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-838), Cambridge (Magdalene, Pepys Collection, 2979/242a), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 3989 McCallum collection), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4822 and P.8-8, Portraits), London (NPG, D4228, cut removing lettering), New York (NYPL, vol. 1, fol. 86, dated 1692), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, vol. II, pt. II, facing p. 103), Paris (BN, Ec.85, fol.121, trimmed), Windsor (RL, RCIN 661598).

References: CS 230 IV; Wessely 231; BM 9.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown.


John Smith holding print by John Smith of Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, 1716 (1696) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

John Smith holding print by John Smith of Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
1716 (1696)
NPG D11491

233.
D11491
John Smith
By John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
Mezzotint
13 3/8 in. x 10 1/8 in. (340 mm x 258 mm) plate size
1716 (1696)
Lettered Johannes Smith
Below left G Kneller Eques pinx 1696
Below right J. Smith fec. 1716

I Before the lettering.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-840), London (BM, 1852-10-9-225, margins, good impression), Plymouth (CAG, COP16, f.1, lettered in pen and ink: Johannes Smith/ G Kneller Eques pinx 1696 [#] I. Smith fec 1716, trimmed).
II As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-839), Chatsworth (Smith vol. I, fol. 1, trimmed), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, period VII, classes VIII to IX, fol. 35), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16341, vol. I, no. 1), London (BM, 1874-8-8-2321, margins, good, 1902-10-11-4828 ... 4832 and large Smith vol. II, p. 41 and P.8-252, Portraits and P.8-251, Portraits, printed in brown-red ink), London (NPG, D11491), London (UCL, Strang G2081, sheet), New Haven (B1977.14.12614), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 125), Paris (BN, Ec. 85, fol. 1, cut, and Cd. 12 c, fol. 43, 10 mm margins), Windsor (RL, RCIN 661862).
III Posthumously published.

References: CS 232 II; Wessely 233; BM 1; Stewart 677.
Location of original painting and related material: Half length portrait by Sir Godfrey Kneller, 1696, in the collection of the Tate Gallery, London (N00273; Stewart 677, pl. 48d); this was the portrait presented by the artist to John Smith. See also a version attributed to Kneller, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven (acc. no. 1927.83).


Thomas Smith, by and published by John Smith, after  Timothy Stephenson, 1701 (1701) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Thomas Smith
by and published by John Smith, after Timothy Stephenson
1701 (1701)
NPG D11586

234.
D11586
Thomas Smith
By and published by John Smith, after Timothy Stephenson
Mezzotint
12 3/4 in. x 9 1/4 in. (325 mm x 235 mm) plate size
1701 (1701)
Lettered in three lines Effigies Reverendi admodum Viri, / Thom æ Smith Æ tatis Su æ 87.
Below left Timo: Stephenson pinx:
Below right I: Smith fec: et ex:

As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-841), Cambridge (Magdalene, Pepys Collection, vol. III, fol. 127), Chatsworth (Smith vol. I, fol. 118), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, period VI, classes LX, opp. fol. 69), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16415), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4833, margins), London (NPG, D11586), New York (NYPL, vol. 1, fol. 166, dated 1701), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. I, fol. 54), Paris (BN, Ec. 86, fol. 2, cut), Plymouth (CAG, COP16, f. 55, trimmed), Windsor (RL, RCIN 661875).

References: CS 233; Wessely 234; BM 1.
Location of original painting and related material: Whole length portrait by Timothy Stephenson in the collection of Rose Castle, Carlisle, Cumbria (Ingamells p. 361).


Constantia Smithson (nee Hare), by and published by John Smith, after  Herman Verelst, 1694 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Constantia Smithson (nee Hare)
by and published by John Smith, after Herman Verelst
1694
NPG D11607

235.
D11607
Constantia Smithson (née Hare)
By and published by John Smith, after Herman Verelst
Mezzotint
13 5/8 in. x 9 7/8 in. (346 mm x 250 mm) plate size
1694
Lettered in two lines The Hon:ble Madame Constantia Hare, Twinn-Sister to Montague Hare Esq.r deceas'd; / Daughter to the Right Hon.ble Henry Lord Colerane, Baron of Colerane &.ct
Below left H. Verelst pinxit.
Below right I. Smith fecit et excudit.

I Before the lettering.
London (BM, large Smith vol. I, p. 47).
II As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-759), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, Period VI, classes LX, opp. fol. 131), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16226 [overall worn appearance]), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4606 ... 4607 and 1855-5-12-45, Portraits, on verso in pen and ink: P. Mariette 1705), London (NPG, D11607), London (UCL, Strang G2049, small margins), New Haven (B1974.12.512, dull appearance), New York (NYPL, vol. 1, fol. 104, dated 1694), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. II, fol. 24), Paris (BN, Ec. 86, fol. 116, cut), Plymouth (CAG, COP17, f. 57, 10 mm margins), Windsor (RL, RCIN 655893).
III ? Damaged by spots on face.
IV Posthumously published.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4608).

References: CS 125 II; Wessely 131; BM 1.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown.


John Somers, Baron Somers, by and sold by John Smith, after  Jonathan Richardson, 1713 (1713) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

John Somers, Baron Somers
by and sold by John Smith, after Jonathan Richardson
1713 (1713)
NPG D11572

236.
D11572
John Somers, Baron Somers
By and published by John Smith, after Jonathan Richardson
Mezzotint
13 3/8 in. x 9 7/8 in. (340 mm x 250 mm) plate size
1713 (1713)
Lettered The Rt. Honble. John Lord Sommers.
Below left J. Richardson pinx. 1713.
Below centre I. Smith fec.
Below right Sold by J. Smith at the Lyon & Crown in Russell street Covent Garden

I Before the lettering.
London (BM, large Smith vol. II, p. 42), Windsor (RL, RCIN 661958).
II As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-842), Chatsworth (Smith vol. I, fol. 79, trimmed), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, Period VII, Class I-III, opp. fol. 96), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16405), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4834, 1950-5-20-164, and large Smith vol. II, p. 42), London (NPG, D11572), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 112, dated 1713), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. II, pt. IX, p. 458), Paris (BN, Ec. 85, fol. 135, trimmed), Plymouth (CAG, COP16, f. 42, trimmed).
III Posthumously published.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4835).

References: CS 234 II; Wessely 235; BM 11.
Location of original painting and related material: Three quarter length portrait by Jonathan Richardson in the Hervey Bathurst collection, Eastnor Castle, Ledbury, Herefordshire.


237.
Charles Seymour, 6th Duke of Somerset
By John Smith, published by David Loggan, after John Riley
Mezzotint
13 1/2 in. x 9 3/4 in. (345 mm x 250 mm) plate size
1690?

I Before the lettering.
London (BM, large Smith vol. II, p. 43, in pen and brown ink: Duke of Somerssett, margins, fine), Windsor (RL, RCIN 661371).
II Lettered in six lines: Illustrissimus Nobilissimus Potentissimusq [#] Princeps Carolus Dux Somer- / setensis ... Operi suo prafixit. / D.Loggan.
Below oval towards left: I Riley pinx:
Below oval towards right: I Smith fec:
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-843), Cambridge (Magdalene, Pepys collection, vol. II, 2979/11b, cut to oval, and 2933/ frontispiece, complete impression), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, period VIII, classes II to V, fol. 5), London* (BM, 1902-10-11-4836 ..4838), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. II, p. 316), Paris (BN, Ec. 85, fol. 95, cut).
III With an engraved surround. Lettered below right: R. White excu
The margin entirely cleared and re-lettered in five lines: The most Noble and Mighty Prince / Charles Duke of Somerset .... noble Order of ye Garter
With a new coat of arms engraved above the lettering in the centre.
Eton (CL, Storer Granger, period VIII, classes II to V, opp. fol. 5).

References: CS 235; Wessely 236; BM 4.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown. For a related portrait see the oval head and shoulders by John Riley in the collection of the National Trust, Petworth House, West Sussex. The print is prefixed to David Loggan's Cantabrigia Illustrata, 1688.


Charles Seymour, 6th Duke of Somerset, by John Smith, published by  Edward Cooper, after  Jan van der Vaart, 1688 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Charles Seymour, 6th Duke of Somerset
by John Smith, published by Edward Cooper, after Jan van der Vaart
1688
NPG D30839

238.
D30839
Charles Seymour, 6th Duke of Somerset
By John Smith, published by Edward Cooper, after Jan Van der Vaart
Mezzotint
9 1/4 in. x 7 in. (235 mm x 178 mm) plate size
1688
Lettered The Duke of Sommerset
Below left I Vandervaart Pinxit
Below left towards centre I Smith fecit.
Below centre Cum privilegio Regis
Below right Sold by E.Cooper at ye 3 / Pidgeons in Bedford Street.

I Before the lettering. Tiny scratches surrounding design.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4839, trimmed, with collectors stamp of Richard Houlditch, and large Smith vol. II, p. 43, in pen and brown ink: Duke of Somerset, below left, Vandervaart pinx, right, J Smith fec, margins, fine), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. I, pt. XII, p. 716, in pen and ink: The Duke of Sommerset).
II As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-844), Cambridge (Magdalene, Pepys collection, vol. II, 2979/11a), Eton (CL, Storer Granger, vol. IV, part III, opp. fol. 74), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4840, margins, good), London (NPG, D12006), New York (NYPL, vol. 1, fol. 45, dated 1688), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. I, pt. XII, p. 716), Paris (BN, Ec. 85, fol. 94, trimmed), Windsor (RL, RCIN 661369).

References: CS 236 II; Wessely 237; BM 6.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown.


Sophia Dorothea, Queen of Prussia, by and published by John Smith, after  Johann Leonhard Hirschmann, 1706 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Sophia Dorothea, Queen of Prussia
by and published by John Smith, after Johann Leonhard Hirschmann
1706
NPG D9123

239.
D9123
Sophia Dorothea, Queen of Prussia
By and published by John Smith, after Johann Leonhard Hirschmann
Mezzotint
13 1/4 in. x 10 in. (337 mm x 253 mm) cut
1706
Lettered in three lines Her Royal Highness Sophia Dorothea, Princess Royal of Prussia, /... Electrice Dowager of Brunswick &c.
Below left I. Hirseman pinx.
Below centre I. Smith fec. 1706
Below right Sold by I. Smith at ye Lyon & Crown in Russel street Covent Garden

I Before the lettering.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4772, margins).
II As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-845), London (BM, 1850-10-14-248, and large Smith vol. II, p. 32, good margins), London (NPG, D9123), New Haven (YCBA, B1974.12.645), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 57), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. II, fol. 78), Paris (BN, Ec. 86, fol. 90, cut), Plymouth (CAG, COP16, f. 34, trimmed).

References: CS 206; Wessely 238; BM 1.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown. A miniature after the portrait by Johann Leonhard Hirschmann in the collection of the National Portrait Gallery, London (NPG 489; Kerslake 1977, pp. 257-8, pl. 752).


Sophia Dorothea, Queen of Prussia, by and published by John Smith, after  Friedrich Wilhelm Weidemann, 1715 (1714) - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Sophia Dorothea, Queen of Prussia
by and published by John Smith, after Friedrich Wilhelm Weidemann
1715 (1714)
NPG D11637

240.
D11637
Sophia Dorothea, Queen of Prussia
By and published by John Smith, after Friedrich Wilhelm Weidemann
Mezzotint
13 3/4 in. x 9 7/8 in. (350 mm x 250 mm) plate size
1715 (1714)
Lettered in two lines SOPHIA DOROTHEA, BORUSSORUM REGINA, / ... Unica Filia &c. &c.
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.
London (BM, 1902-10-11-4773, margins, good impression).
II As described.
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-846), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16370), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4774), London (NPG, D11637), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 120), Paris (BN, Ec. 91, fol. 37, cut), Plymouth (CAG, COP16, f. 33, cut).
III Posthumously published.

References: CS 207 I; Wessely 239; BM 6.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown. See also reduced, reversed version published by John Smith (CS 208). A pair to the mezzotint of Frederick William I, King of Prussia, by John Smith (CS 204).


Sophia Dorothea, Queen of Prussia, published by John Smith, after  Friedrich Wilhelm Weidemann, 1715 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Sophia Dorothea, Queen of Prussia
published by John Smith, after Friedrich Wilhelm Weidemann
1715
NPG D11932

241.
D11932
Sophia Dorothea, Queen of Prussia
Published by John Smith, after Friedrich Wilhelm Weidemann
Mezzotint
7 7/8 in. x 5 3/4 in. (200 mm x 146 mm) plate size
1715
Lettered in two lines SOPHIA DOROTHEA Queen of PRUSSIA / and only Daughter to King George.
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-32-847), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16326), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4775, and 1902-10-11-8386, trimmed), London (NPG, D11932), Plymouth (CAG, COP16, f. 115, cut).
II Posthumously published.

References: CS 208 I; Wessely 240; BM 7.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown. Reduced, reversed version of the mezzotint by John Smith (CS 207).


Princess Sophia, Electress of Hanover, by and published by John Smith, possibly after  Friedrich Wilhelm Weidemann, 1706 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Princess Sophia, Electress of Hanover
by and published by John Smith, possibly after Friedrich Wilhelm Weidemann
1706
NPG D11632

242.
D11632
Princess Sophia, Electress of Hanover
By and published by John Smith, possibly after Friedrich Wilhelm Weidemann
Mezzotint
13 5/8 in. x 9 7/8 in. (346 mm x 250 mm) plate size
1706
Lettered in two lines The most Illustrious Princess Sophia Electrice Dowager of Brunswick, / ... & her Royal Issue.
Below left 1706
Bottom left Done by I. Smith from an Original painting lately brought from Hanover. & Sold by him at ye Lyon & Corwn in Russell Street Covent Garden.

I Before the lettering.
London (BM, large Smith vol. II, p. 44, margins, good).
II As described.
Dated below left: 1706
Amsterdam (RM, RP-P-OB-32-848), Glasgow (HAG, GLAHA 16362), London (BM, 1902-10-11-4841 ... 4843, latter cut removing lettering, and 1902-10-11-8382), London (NPG, D11632), New Haven (B1974.12.644), New York (NYPL, vol. 2, fol. 54), Oxford (Christ Church, Smith vol. II, fol. 77), Oxford (AM, Sutherland collection, Burnet vol. II, pt. VIII, p. 430), Paris (BN, Ec. 86, fol. 89, cut), Plymouth (CAG, COP16, f.22, cut).
III Posthumously published.

References: CS 237 II; Wessely 241; BM 1; Simon, 1986, 42.
Location of original painting and related material: Unknown. See also the reduced, reversed mezzotint by John Smith (CS 238).