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James Scott (circa 1809-circa 1889), Engraver

Sitter in 1 portrait
Artist associated with 132 portraits
One of the finest engravers of the mid and late nineteenth century, James Scott was equally talented in the fields of portraiture, historical, sporting and genre subjects. He was highly regarded both for his mezzotints and for his mixed method engravings. Scott had a long and distinguished career, first coming to prominence with his portrait of the Duke of Wellington published in 1837. During the next fifty years, he engraved large designs after the works of such contemporary painters as Daniel Maclise, Landseer, J. G. Brown and George Henry Boughton.

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D16142

'Parody on the School of Athens'

by James Scott, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, (1751)
NPG D16142

D34831

Lady Anne Dawson (née Fermor)

by James Scott, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, (1754)
NPG D34831

D666

William Pulteney, 1st Earl of Bath

by James Scott, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, (circa 1755-1757)
NPG D666

D667

William Pulteney, 1st Earl of Bath

by James Scott, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, (circa 1755-1757)
NPG D667

D7105

Anne Angerstein (née Muilman); Juliana Angerstein

by James Scott, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, (1773)
NPG D7105

D716

Charles Coote, 5th Earl of Bellamont

by James Scott, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, 1875 (1773)
NPG D716

D4344

J.A. Stuart

by James Scott, after John Lilley
mezzotint, mid 19th century
NPG D4344

D36746

Thomas James Judkin

by and published by James Scott, printed by Dixon & Ross, after William Fisk
mezzotint, published 2 June 1834
NPG D36746

D37586

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington

by James Scott, printed by Brooker & Harrison, published by Thomas Boys, after John Lilley
mezzotint, published 15 November 1837
NPG D37586

D32081

'The last moments of King Charles the First'

by James Scott, published by Thomas Boys, published by Rittner & Goupil, after William Fisk
mixed-method engraving, published 1838
NPG D32081

D32080

'Cromwell's family interceding for the life of King Charles the First'

by James Scott, published by Thomas Boys, after William Fisk
mixed-method engraving, published 1839
NPG D32080

D8573

Richard Waldo Sibthorp

by James Scott, published by and after Edward Turtle
mezzotint, published 19 August 1839
NPG D8573

D32173

John Brook

by James Scott, after William Etty
mezzotint, published 1849 (1838)
NPG D32173

D32174

John Brook

by James Scott, after William Etty
mezzotint, published 1849 (1838)
NPG D32174

D21649

Penelope Boothby

by James Scott, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, 1850s-1880s
NPG D21649

D2411

Thomas Gainsborough

by James Scott, after Thomas Gainsborough
mezzotint, 1850s-1880s (1787-1788)
NPG D2411

D2418

David Garrick

by James Scott, after Thomas Gainsborough
mezzotint, 1850s-1880s (1766-1769)
NPG D2418

D3115

Isabel Howland

by James Scott, after Thomas Gainsborough
mezzotint, 1850s-1880s
NPG D3115

D3379

James Knowles

by James Scott, after George Lance
mezzotint, 1850s-1880s
NPG D3379

D3380

James Knowles

by James Scott, after George Lance
mezzotint, 1850s-1880s
NPG D3380

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