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Richard Low 17th century

Richard Low 17th century

 
 
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Summary

after a painting possibly by John Hayls, portraitist, 1600?-1679; published by John Smith, painter, draughtsman, and engraver, 1652-1743 (artist notes)
British (artist nationality)
draughtsman and engraver (artist role)
Hayls, John, 1600?-1679 (original artist)
Recto: l. l.: Hays pinx : ; bottom center: Richard Low ; l. r.: I S[mi]th ex [and] Beckett fe : ; verso: u. r.: (in pencil) 16 ; lower right center: (in pencil) W & Mary ; l. r.: (in pencil) Vol. 1 - p. 304 ; l. l.: (in pencil) C575/506 (inscription)
Mezzotint. (medium)
Fair to good condition. Trimmed to plate impression. Mezzotint appears to have been removed from its backing or support, which may account for light "rubbing" or losses around border of mezzotint. Small loss lower right has been mended, but name of publisher is illegible because of it. Tiny rust-colored stain lower right. (condition)
The Arthur H. Clark Company, Glendale, California, 18 Feb. 1932. (provenance)
Violin, Recorder, Organ, Lyre (instrument)
Smith, John, 1652-1743 (related names)
17th century (century)
Exhibition (miller category)

date_range

Date

1600 - 1699
person

Contributors

Beckett, Isaac -- 1652/53-1688 (artist)
create

Source

Library of Congress
copyright

Copyright info

Public Domain