Sir John Percivale

John Smith, English, 1652 - 1742, after Godfrey Kneller, English, 1646 - 1723

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about 1704

Mezzotint

Plate: 16 5/8 x 10 1/8 in. (42.228 x 25.718 cm)

Frame: 19 5/8 x 13 1/2 in. (49.8 x 34.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Trevor Fairbrother and John T. Kirk

2011.63.36

Geography/Culture

Europe, Great Britain

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

In plate, below image, center: Sr. [r superscript] John Percivale Bart. [t superscript] of Burton in the County of Cork in Ireland; in plate, below image, left: G. Kneller S. R.Imp. et Angl Eques Aur. pinx 1704; in plate, below image, right: J. Smith Fec. et.

Exhibition History

Collecting and Sharing: Trevor Fairbrother, John T. Kirk, and the Hood Museum of Art

Publication History

Trevor J. Fairbrother, "John SIngleton Copley's Use of British Mezzotints for his American Portraits: A Reappraisal Prompted by New Discoveries," Arts Magazine 55, March 1981, pp. 123, Figure 2.

Published References

Trevor J. Fairbrother, "John Singleton Copley's Use of British Mezzotints for his American Portraits: A Reappraisal Prompted by New Discoveries," Arts Magazine 55 (March 1981), pp. 123, Figure 2.

Provenance

Trevor Fairbrother and John T. Kirk, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts; given to present collection, 2011.

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