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Horace Hone (1754-1825), Miniature painter; son of Nathaniel Hone

Sitter in 1 portrait
Artist associated with 8 portraits
Horace Hone entered the Royal Academy Schools in 1770, exhibiting at the Royal Academy from 1772 and being elected ARA in 1779. In 1782 he went to Dublin and established a practice as a miniature portrait painter. He specialised in richly coloured head-and-shoulders miniatures, working mostly in watercolour and occasionally in enamel; he also produced some engravings. Appointed Miniature Painter to the Prince of Wales (later George IV) in 1795, he returned to London in 1804, also working in Bath that year. Hone continued to exhibit at the Royal Academy until 1822.

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5069

Richard Lovell Edgeworth

by Horace Hone
watercolour and bodycolour on ivory, 1785
On display in Room 13 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5069

1879

Horace Hone

by Horace Hone
watercolour and bodycolour on ivory, 1795
On display in Room 14 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1879

5704

Lord Edward Fitzgerald

by Horace Hone
watercolour and bodycolour on ivory, 1797
On display in Room 14 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5704

D32869

James Caulfeild, 1st Earl of Charlemont

by Benjamin Smith, after Horace Hone
stipple engraving, published 1814
NPG D32869

D14137

James Caulfeild, 1st Earl of Charlemont

by Thomas Nugent, after Horace Hone
stipple engraving, published 1790
NPG D14137

D20439

James Caulfeild, 1st Earl of Charlemont

by and published by Thomas Nugent, after Horace Hone
stipple engraving, published 1 February 1790
NPG D20439

D17410

Francis William Caulfeild, 2nd Earl of Charlemont

by Henry Bone, after Horace Hone
pen and ink drawing squared in ink for transfer, (1805)
NPG D17410

D17697

Francis William Caulfeild, 2nd Earl of Charlemont

by Henry Bone, after Horace Hone
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, July 1814 (1805)
NPG D17697