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Nathaniel Hone

(1718-1784), Portrait and miniature painter

Sitter in 9 portraits
Artist associated with 56 portraits
Hone was a Dublin-born portrait painter, miniaturist and engraver. He moved to England as a youth and worked as a travelling portrait painter. In 1742 he married the wealthy Mary Earle in York Minster. The couple moved to London where Hone established himself painting portraits and narrative scenes. In 1768, he became a founder member of the Royal Academy of Arts.

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Nathaniel Hone, by Nathaniel Hone - NPG 1878

Nathaniel Hone

by Nathaniel Hone
enamel on copper, circa 1760-1770
On display in Room 10 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1878

Nathaniel Hone, by Nathaniel Hone - NPG 177

Nathaniel Hone

by Nathaniel Hone
oil on canvas, circa 1760
On display on Floor 2: Getting the Picture at Beningbrough Hall
NPG 177

The Academicians of the Royal Academy, by John Sanders, after  Johan Joseph Zoffany - NPG 1437

The Academicians of the Royal Academy

by John Sanders, after Johan Joseph Zoffany
watercolour and ink, (1772)
NPG 1437

Key to 'The Academicians of the Royal Academy', by John Sanders, after  Johan Joseph Zoffany - NPG 1437a

Key to 'The Academicians of the Royal Academy'

by John Sanders, after Johan Joseph Zoffany
pencil, circa 1773
NPG 1437a

Nathaniel Hone, by Edward Fisher, after  Nathaniel Hone - NPG D3074

Nathaniel Hone

by Edward Fisher, after Nathaniel Hone
mezzotint, (circa 1760)
NPG D3074

Nathaniel Hone, by Edward Fisher, after  Nathaniel Hone - NPG D3075

Nathaniel Hone

by Edward Fisher, after Nathaniel Hone
mezzotint, (circa 1760)
NPG D3075

Nathaniel Hone, by Edward Fisher, after  Nathaniel Hone - NPG D3076

Nathaniel Hone

by Edward Fisher, after Nathaniel Hone
mezzotint, (circa 1760)
NPG D3076

The Academicians of the Royal Academy, by Richard Earlom, after  Johan Joseph Zoffany - NPG D21304

The Academicians of the Royal Academy

by Richard Earlom, after Johan Joseph Zoffany
mezzotint, published 1773
NPG D21304

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Nathaniel Hone

by Edward Fisher, after Nathaniel Hone
mezzotint, (circa 1760)
NPG D20030

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