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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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1878

Nathaniel Hone

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

177

Nathaniel Hone

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

1437

The Academicians of the Royal Academy

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

1437a

Key to 'The Academicians of the Royal Academy'

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

D3074

Nathaniel Hone

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

D3075

Nathaniel Hone

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

D3076

Nathaniel Hone

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

D21304

The Academicians of the Royal Academy

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

D20030

Nathaniel Hone

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