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Creator:
John Smith, 1652–1743, British
after Sir Godfrey Kneller, 1646–1723, German, active in Britain (from 1676)
Title:

Honourable Sidney, 1st Earl of Godolphin

Part Of:

Collective Title: Iconographie Anglaise par Reynolds et Autres

Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 × 10 1/4 inches (35.6 × 26 cm), Plate: 13 11/16 × 9 13/16 inches (34.8 × 24.9 cm), and Mount: 11 13/16 × 9 13/16 inches (30 × 24.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Vol.3 P.142"

Lettered, lower center: "The Right Honble Sidney Earl of Godolphin Viscount Rialton & | Lord Godolphin of Rialton, Lord High Treasurer of England Lord Leiutenant of the | County of Cornwall, One of the Lords of Her Majties most Honble Privy Councill & | Knight of the most Noble Order of ye Garter. | J.Smith fec."; lettered, lower left: "G.Kneller S.R.Imp. et Angl Eques Aur. pinx."; lettered, lower right: "Sold by J.Smith at ye Lyon & Crown in Russel street Covent Garden."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.9956
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:25618
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