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John Smith

Image: Portrait of the Artist, William Van de Velde, the Younger

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Portrait of the Artist, William Van de Velde, the Younger

18th century
350 x 253 mm (13.8 x 10 in.)

John Smith, British (English), (1652-1654–1742)
After Godfrey Kneller, British (English), (1646–1723)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Mezzotint on laid paper
State: Second of two states
Print impression quality: Very good
Marks: Signed in plate, lower right: “I Smith fec. 1707”
Marks: Watermark: DS
Bibliography: Chaloner Smith 258 ii/ii; Nagler 221 (vol. 24, p. 545).
Credit Line: Friends of the Davison Art Center funds, 1980
Accession Number: 1980.11.1

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  • artist portraits
  • artists - Use specifically for people who produce work in the visual arts. For those in the performing arts, use "performing artists." [May 1995 related term added. February 1993 descriptor moved. November 1992 alternate term added.]
  • male portraits
  • portraits - Representations of real individuals that are intended to capture a known or supposed likeness; for representations of fictional or mythological characters, use "figures (representations)." [March 1993 lead-in term added. April 1991 descriptor m

  • plate Dimensions: 350 x 253 mm (13.8 x 10 in.)

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