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John Harris

(1791-1873), Artist and facsimilist

Artist associated with 4 portraits
John Harris, artist and facsimilist, was the son of watercolour painter John Harris (1767-1832). Harris studied at the Royal Academy where he specialised in miniatures. He exhibited occasionally between 1810 and 1834. Harris worked for Whittaker, a printer and bookbinder, from 1815 until about 1820. In 1820 he began his long association with the British Museum where he produced facsimiles of missing pages from antiquarian books, the work for which he is best remembered.

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Henrietta Howard (née Hobart), Countess of Suffolk, attributed to John Harris, after a painting attributed to  Thomas Gibson - NPG 2451

Henrietta Howard (née Hobart), Countess of Suffolk

attributed to John Harris, after a painting attributed to Thomas Gibson
watercolour, (circa 1715-1725)
NPG 2451

Richard Heber, by John Harris - NPG 4886

Richard Heber

by John Harris
pencil, circa 1830
NPG 4886

Cowper Phipps Coles, by John Harris - NPG Ax39912

Cowper Phipps Coles

by John Harris
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s-1870s
NPG Ax39912

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Teresa Parodi

by John Harris, published by Henry Graves & Co, after Frederick Newenham
stipple engraving and aquatint printed in black and blue, published 22 March 1851
NPG D39545

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