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Portrait of Sir Christopher Wren

18th century
342 x 250 mm (13.5 x 9.8 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 three states
Print impression quality: Excellent
Edition: Published by John Smith at the Lyon & Crown in Russell Street, Convent Garden
Marks: Signed in plate, lower left: “G Kneller S.R. Imp. et Angl. Eques Aur. Pinx 1711 J Smith fec.”
Marks: Watermark: Large heraldic shield
Bibliography: Chaloner Smith 283 ii/iii; Russell 283; Nagler 223 (vol. 24, p. 545).
Credit Line: Purchase funds, 1960
Accession Number: 1960.10.1

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  • artist portraits
  • 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: 342 x 250 mm (13.5 x 9.8 in.)

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