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John Smibert, Painter

With a Descriptive Catalogue of Portraits, and Notes on the Work of Nathaniel Smibert

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$65.00 • €48.00

ISBN 9780674334243

Publication Date: 01/01/1950

292 pages

10 halftones


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  • Preface
  • I. Early Years
  • II. Life in London
  • III. The Voyage to America
  • IV. Settlement in Boston
  • V. The Boston Citizen
  • VI. The “Colour Shop”
  • VII. Closing Years
  • VIII. His Place and Influence
  • Descriptive Catalogue
    • A. Extant Portraits by Smibert
    • B. Portraits Destroyed or Not Located
    • C. Portraits of Questionable Attribution
    • D. Copies by Smibert
    • E. Certain Other Portraits
  • Appendices
    • 1. The Dates of Smibert’s Birth and Death
    • 2. Note on Dr. Williams Smibert
    • 3. John Moffatt’s Will and Inventory
    • 4. Notes on Nathaniel Smibert, 257; Descriptive Catalogue of Portraits Attributed to Nathaniel Smibert
  • Abbreviations
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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