John Smith

Born: 1652
Died: 1743
Engraver, especially of portraits in mezzotint. Worked in London for print-publishers Richard Palmer, Edward Cooper, Alexander Browne, Pierce Tempest, Isaac Beckett, Grace Beckett; from 1692 he published his own plates (from rented rooms in the Lion and Crown in Russell Street, Covent Garden). He was closely associated with Sir Godfrey Kneller; to whom he dedicated his translation of Le Brun's lecture on the representation of the passions.
Works of Art: 0
Books: 2
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Le Brun, Charles   Conference Of Monsieur Le Brun, Cheif Painter To The French King, Chancellor and Director Of The Academy Of Painting and Sculpture; Upon Expression, General and Particular. Translated from the French, and Adorned with 43 Copper-Plates. - London, - 1701.   
Cowper, William,   The Anatomy Of Humane Bodies, With Figures Drawn After The Life By some Of The Best Masters in Europe, And Curiously Engraven In One Hundred and Fourteen Copper Plates, Illustrated With Large Explications Containing Many New Anatomical Discoveries, And Chirurgical Observations: To Which Is Added An Introduction Explaining The Animal Oeconomy, With A Copious Index. By William Cowper. - Oxford [1698]