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Portrait of Grinling Gibbons

Artist and engraver:
John Smith (British, Daventry 1652–1743 Northampton)
Artist:
After Sir Godfrey Kneller (German, Lübeck 1646–1723 London)
Sitter:
Grinling Gibbons (British (born The Netherlands), Rotterdam 1648–1721 London)
Date:
1690
Medium:
Mezzotint
Dimensions:
sheet: 13 3/8 x 10 5/16 in. (34 x 26.2 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1925
Accession Number:
25.62.28r(a)
Not on view
Signature: In plate: " J. Smith fecit", "G. Kneller pinxit"

Inscription: In sepia ink, in Horace Walpole's hand, below print: "Over the parlour chimney"
L. Dukelskaya and A. Moore, A Capital Collection, 2002, p. 297, no. 199; Wessly 36.10
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