The Dutchess of Cleaveland.
I. S[mith ex.] [n.d., c.1685.]
Mezzotint. 340 x 250mm. Trimmed within plate, tipped into album page. Some foxing.
Barbara Palmer (née Villiers) (1640 - 1709), mistress of Charles II during the 1660s, created Duchess of Cleveland in 1670. 'Barbara' added in ink mss. above title. Published by the famous early mezzotinter and re-publisher of older plates John Smith (1652 - 1743), after Sir Godfrey Kneller (1646 - 1723).
Chaloner Smith: 22, II.
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