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John Smith mezzotints, 1683-1729, Vol. I


103 Portraits in set

Volume I of a three volume set of mezzotints by John Smith, many after portraits by Sir Godfrey Kneller. Smith was the leading exponent of mezzotint production in Britain during the late 17th century and this set is believed to have been assembled by him towards the end of his career for sale to a collector.

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Henry Compton, by Isaac Beckett, published by  John Smith, after  John Riley - NPG D11588

Henry Compton

by Isaac Beckett, published by John Smith, after John Riley
mezzotint, (circa 1680-1685)
NPG D11588

King Charles I, by Isaac Beckett, published by  John Smith, after  Sir Anthony van Dyck - NPG D11518

King Charles I

by Isaac Beckett, published by John Smith, after Sir Anthony van Dyck
mezzotint, 1681-1688
NPG D11518

Catherine of Braganza, published by John Smith, after  Jacob Huysmans - NPG D11520

Catherine of Braganza

published by John Smith, after Jacob Huysmans
mezzotint, circa 1683-1729 (circa 1664)
NPG D11520

Sir Peter Lely, by Isaac Beckett, published by  John Smith, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D11494

Sir Peter Lely

by Isaac Beckett, published by John Smith, after Sir Peter Lely
mezzotint, 1684-1688
NPG D11494

Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, by Isaac Beckett, published by  John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D11493

Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt

by Isaac Beckett, published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1685-1688 (1685)
NPG D11493

King Charles II, by Robert Williams, published by  John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D11519

King Charles II

by Robert Williams, published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, (1685)
NPG D11519

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

Henrietta Scott (née Hyde), Countess of Dalkeith; Mary Seymour-Conway (née Hyde), Lady Conway

by John Smith, published by Edward Cooper, after Willem Wissing
mezzotint, 1685
NPG D11558

Alice (née Sherrard), Lady Brownlow, by John Smith, published by  Alexander Browne, after  Willem Wissing - NPG D11560

Alice (née Sherrard), Lady Brownlow

by John Smith, published by Alexander Browne, after Willem Wissing
mezzotint, 1685 (1685)
NPG D11560

Charlotte Lee (née Fitzroy), Countess of Lichfield, by Isaac Beckett, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D11561

Charlotte Lee (née Fitzroy), Countess of Lichfield

by Isaac Beckett, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, (circa 1685)
NPG D11561

Pieter van der Meulen, by Isaac Beckett, published by  John Smith, after  Nicolas de Largillière - NPG D11500

Pieter van der Meulen

by Isaac Beckett, published by John Smith, after Nicolas de Largillière
mezzotint, 1686
NPG D11500

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

King James II

by John Smith, published by Alexander Browne, after Nicolas de Largillière
mezzotint, 1686
NPG D11522

Mary of Modena, by John Smith, published by  Alexander Browne, after  Nicolas de Largillière - NPG D11524

Mary of Modena

by John Smith, published by Alexander Browne, after Nicolas de Largillière
mezzotint, 1686
NPG D11524

Nicolas de Largillière; his wife and two children, by Isaac Beckett, published by  John Smith, after  Nicolas de Largillière - NPG D11557

Nicolas de Largillière; his wife and two children

by Isaac Beckett, published by John Smith, after Nicolas de Largillière
mezzotint, 1686
NPG D11557

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

William Cecil

by John Smith, published by Edward Cooper, after Willem Wissing
mezzotint, 1686
NPG D11559

Willem Wissing, by John Smith, after  Willem Wissing - NPG D11497

Willem Wissing

by John Smith, after Willem Wissing
mezzotint, 1687
NPG D11497

Queen Anne when Princess of Denmark, by John Smith, published by  Edward Cooper, after  Willem Wissing, after  Jan van der Vaart - NPG D11529

Queen Anne when Princess of Denmark

by John Smith, published by Edward Cooper, after Willem Wissing, after Jan van der Vaart
mezzotint, 1687
NPG D11529

King William III, by John Smith, after  Willem Wissing, after  Jan van der Vaart - NPG D11530

King William III

by John Smith, after Willem Wissing, after Jan van der Vaart
mezzotint, 1688
NPG D11530

Prince James Francis Edward Stuart, by and published by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D11540

Prince James Francis Edward Stuart

by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1688
NPG D11540

Countess of Sunderland and Duchess of Marlborough, by and published by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D11546

Countess of Sunderland and Duchess of Marlborough

by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1688 (1688)
NPG D11546