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John Hoskins (circa 1590-1665), Miniature painter

Sitter in 1 portrait
Artist associated with 11 portraits
Little is known of the life of John Hoskins. From around 1634, he lived and worked as a miniaturist in London. In 1640, the king granted Hoskins an annuity of £200 for life, 'provided that he work not for any other without his Majesty's licence'.

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1114

Robert Carr, Earl of Somerset

after John Hoskins
oil on panel, (circa 1625-1630)
NPG 1114

6303

Dudley North, 4th Baron North

by John Hoskins
watercolour on vellum, circa 1628
On display in Room 5 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6303

6304

Lucius Cary, 2nd Viscount Falkland

attributed to John Hoskins
watercolour on vellum, 1630s
On display in Room 5 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6304

1924

King Charles I

by David Des Granges, after John Hoskins
watercolour on vellum, (circa 1645)
On display in Room 5 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1924

6275

Arthur Capel, 1st Baron Capel

probably after John Hoskins
watercolour on vellum, (1647)
On display in Room 5 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6275

5703

Henry Capel, Baron Capel of Tewkesbury

by John Hoskins
watercolour on vellum, circa 1655
On display in Room 5 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5703

D25784

Robert Carr, Earl of Somerset

published by Silvester Harding, after John Hoskins
stipple engraving, published 1 January 1802
NPG D25784

D30413

John Hoskins

published by Silvester Harding, after John Hoskins
stipple engraving, published 1802
NPG D30413

D29179

Elizabeth Claypole (née Cromwell)

published by George Smeeton, after John Hoskins
line engraving, published 1814
NPG D29179

D29181

Elizabeth Claypole (née Cromwell)

published by George Smeeton, after John Hoskins
stipple engraving, published 1 October 1814
NPG D29181

D17242

Mary (née Hawtrey), Lady Bankes

by Henry Bone, after John Hoskins
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, 1821
NPG D17242

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