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John Smith (fl. 1675-1714), writing master of Christ's Hospital.

  • Object:

    Print

  • Date:

    late 17th century (engraved)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Banck, Pieter van der, born 1649 - died 1697 (engraver)
    Faithorne, William (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Sir Ambrose Heal

  • Museum number:

    E.869-1965

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 66

Physical description

Engraving by Pieter van der Banck (1649-1697), after William Faithorne. Portrait, ‘John Smith (fl. 1675-1714), writing master of Christ’s Hospital’. The sitter’s head and shoulders are shown, facing half right, within a decorative oval border on a plinth. Lettered ‘John Smith Writing Master in London’.

Date

late 17th century (engraved)

Artist/maker

Banck, Pieter van der, born 1649 - died 1697 (engraver)
Faithorne, William (engraver)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'John Smith Writing Master in London'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 30 cm, Width: 20.7 cm

Descriptive line

Engraving by Pieter van der Banck (1649-1697), after William Faithorne. Portrait: 'John Smith (fl. 1675-1714), writing master of Christ's Hospital'. Lettered with the sitter's name and position.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1965 pub. HMSO 1966

Materials

Printing ink; Paper

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Portrait; Teachers; Men

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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