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John Richardson Jackson (1819-1877), Engraver

Artist associated with 59 portraits
In 1836 John Richardson Jackson became a pupil of Robert Graves, from whom he learned the technique of line engraving. He later abandoned this technique in favour of mezzotint engraving. Jackson came to prominence with his 1847 engraving of The Otter and Salmon, after Sir Edwin Landseer. For most of his career, Jackson concentrated on the engraving of portraits, although he also produced some landscapes and genre engravings. Between 1854 and 1876, he exhibited twenty-seven portrait engravings at the Royal Academy.

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D35280

Walter Kerr Hamilton

by John Richardson Jackson, after George Richmond
mezzotint, mid 19th century
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D35644

William Margetson Heald

by John Richardson Jackson, after George Richmond
mezzotint, mid 19th century
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Sir Robert Sheffield, 4th Bt

by John Richardson Jackson, after Frederick Richard Say
mezzotint, mid 19th century
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D40686

Sir Robert Sheffield, 4th Bt

by John Richardson Jackson, after Frederick Richard Say
mezzotint, mid 19th century
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D7439

Sir Thomas Digby Aubrey, 7th Bt

by John Richardson Jackson, after Frederick Richard Say
mezzotint, mid 19th century
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D7473

Sir Edward Baker, 2nd Bt

by John Richardson Jackson, after George Richmond
mezzotint, mid 19th century
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D34890

Robert Graves

by John Richardson Jackson, after Robert William Buss
mezzotint, (1835)
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D34644

Hugh Gough, 1st Viscount Gough

by John Richardson Jackson, published by Graves & Warmsley
mezzotint, published 2 May 1842
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D34646

Hugh Gough, 1st Viscount Gough

by John Richardson Jackson
mezzotint, 1842
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D3608

Robert Stewart, 2nd Marquess of Londonderry (Lord Castlereagh)

by John Richardson Jackson, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
mezzotint, published 1843
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D16094

Robert Stewart, 2nd Marquess of Londonderry (Lord Castlereagh)

by John Richardson Jackson, published by Graves & Warmsley, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
mezzotint, published 1843
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D37373

Robert Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool

by John Richardson Jackson, published by Henry Graves & Co, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
mezzotint, published 1 July 1845
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D3116

William Howley

by John Richardson Jackson, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
mezzotint, published 1845
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D3597

Robert Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool

by John Richardson Jackson, published by Henry Graves & Co, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
mezzotint, published 1 July 1845
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D7059

Henry William Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey

by John Richardson Jackson, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
mezzotint, published 1845
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D7060

Henry William Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey

by John Richardson Jackson, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
mezzotint, published 1845
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D7061

Henry William Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey

by John Richardson Jackson, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
mezzotint, published 1845
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D9168

Robert Stephenson

by John Richardson Jackson, published by Henry Graves & Co, after John Lucas
mezzotint, published 1 March 1846
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D5963

Sir Samuel Shepherd

by John Richardson Jackson, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
mezzotint, published 1846
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D4117

Sir Charles Rowley, Bt

by John Richardson Jackson, published by Henry Graves & Co, after George Sanders (Saunders)
mezzotint, published 1 May 1848
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