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John Nixon (1760-1818)

Artist associated with 7 portraits
John Nixon was an amateur artist best known for his humorous sketches. He was a wealthy merchant, and recorded the characters and streetscapes he encountered on his travels.

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Karl Friedrich Abel

by John Nixon
pen and ink and wash, 1787
NPG 5178


A Bravura at the Hanover Square Concert

by John Nixon
pen and ink and brown wash, 1789
NPG 5179


Samuel Butler

by John Nixon, after Sir Peter Lely
mezzotint, published 1750 (1749)
NPG D19909


Frederick Lewis, Prince of Wales

probably by John Nixon
coloured etching and aquatint, late 18th century
NPG D10826


Karl Friedrich Abel

by William Nelson Gardiner, published by Edward Harding, after John Nixon
etching, published July 1787 (1787)
NPG D966


Karl Friedrich Abel

by William Nelson Gardiner, published by Edward Harding, after John Nixon
etching, published July 1787 (1787)
NPG D14733


Dr Barrow

by Silvester Harding, or by Samuel Harding, published by E. & S. Harding, after John Nixon
stipple engraving, 1795
NPG D18608

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