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us: Smith, J. (John), 1652-1743


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    • us: Smith, John, 1652-1743
    • us: Smith, I., 1652-1743
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        Smith, John, 1652-1743Smith, John,1652-1743
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      • found: Allegorical figures of Love, Hope and Beauty struggling with the figure of Time. Mezzotint by J. Smith after S. Vouet.
      • found: Oxford dictionary of national biography, 2004: (Smith, John, 1652-1743; engraver; in the first class of mezzotint engravers)
      • found: John Smith : Verzeichniss seiner Schabkunstblätter, 1887: p. [v] (birth and death dates in dispute: b. 1654 and d. 1720; b. 1652 and d. 1742)
      • found: Dictionary of art, 1996 (Smith, John; b. Northampton, after ?1654; d. London, Jan. 17, 1742/3; English mezzotint engraver and printseller)
      • found: Bénézit, 1976 (Smith, John; b. Daventry 1652?; d. Northampton Jan. 17, 1742)
      • found: Thieme-Becker (Smith, John; b. Daventry, 1652?; d. Northampton, Jan. 17, 1742)
      • found: LC database, Mar. 31, 1998 (hdg.: Smith, John, 1652(?)-1742; usage: J. Smith); June 6, 2012 (usage: J. Smith, I. Smith)
      • found: Oxford DNB WWW site, June 6, 2012 (Smith, John; b. 1652, Northamptonshire; d. Jan. 1743 (1742 O.S.); engraver [other activities and persons in 675 field below are not mentioned])
      • notfound: British book trade index WWW site, June 6, 2012 (Smith, John; county: Northamptonshire; town: Daventry; book trades: bookseller, bookbinder, publisher, stationer; trading dates: 1719-1742 (uncertain); biographical dates: 1719 (before)-1742 (date of death); notes: master of John Clay, 1729 (BL/APP); sold Bowles's Grammaticae Latinae (1738); successor to father Obediah Smith [not described as an engraver; probably a different person])
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