Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Portrait of Sir Christopher Wren,

Mezzotint on laid paper

Second of three states

Print impression quality: Excellent

Dimensions (Plate): 342 x 250 mm (13.5 x 9.8 in.)

Signed in plate, lower left: “G Kneller S.R. Imp. et Angl. Eques Aur. Pinx 1711 J Smith fec.”

Watermark: Large heraldic shield

Edition: Published by John Smith at the Lyon & Crown in Russell Street, Convent Garden

Accession number: 1960.10.1

Purchase funds, 1960

Bibliography: Chaloner Smith 283 ii/iii; Russell 283; Nagler 223 (vol. 24, p. 545).

Work Type: print

Related Works: After a 1711 work by Godfrey Kneller

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