Smith, John Thomas, 1766-1833
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
This collection comprises an extra-illustrated copy--with many engravings and original manuscript letters--of the second edition of John Thomas Smith's Nollekens and his times, comprehending a life of that celebrated sculptor: and memoirs of several contemporary artists, from the time of Roubillac, Hogarth, and Reynolds, to that of Fuseli, Flaxman, and Blake (London : Henry Colburn, 1829).
About one of the paintings in Hogarth's Marriage a-la-mode: "The late Mr. Locke of Portman Square hinted to Hogarth that the third print...was not sufficiently understood. Mr. Hogarth seemed aware of the correctness of the suggestion...".