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Portrait of William Wycherley

18th century
265 x 193 mm (10.4 x 7.6 in.)

John Smith, British (English), (1652-1654–1742)
After Peter Lely, Dutch, (1618–1680)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Mezzotint on laid paper
State: First of two states
Print impression quality: Excellent
Marks: Signed in plate, lower right: “I Smith fec. 1703”
Bibliography: Chaloner Smith 284 i/ii (p. 1239); Nagler 245 (vol. 24, p. 546).
Credit Line: Purchase funds, 1960
Accession Number: 1960.10.2

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  • literature (writings)
  • 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: 265 x 193 mm (10.4 x 7.6 in.)

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