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John De Vaere (1755-1830)

Artist associated with 5 portraits
John de Vaere was born in France and settled in England sometime prior to 1786 when he enrolled as a student at the Royal Academy Schools. The following year he departed for Rome, where his talents earned him the Pope's Silver Medal for Sculpture and a place as assistant to the English Neo-classical sculptor John Flaxman. Upon his return to England in 1790, he worked for Josiah Wedgewood until his death in 1795.

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Adam Duncan, 1st Viscount Duncan

by John De Vaere
Wedgwood medallion, 1798
NPG 6270


Richard Howe, 1st Earl Howe

after John De Vaere
wax relief, (1798)
NPG 3313


Adam Duncan, 1st Viscount Duncan

after John De Vaere
bronze medallion, 19th century (1798)
NPG D7211


John Jervis, Earl of St Vincent

after John De Vaere
bronze medallion, 19th century (1798)
NPG D7209


Horatio Nelson

after John De Vaere, after Unknown artist
bronze medallion, 19th century (1798)
NPG D7210

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