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Philip Jean (1755-1802), Miniature painter

Artist associated with 8 portraits
Philip Jean initially joined the Navy, but abandoned this in favour of painting for a living. He was chiefly a miniaturist, although he also worked with oils. Jean painted portraits of many members of the royal family, amongst them the portraits of George III, Queen Charlotte, the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester and their children. He exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1787 to 1802.

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James Stuart

attributed to Philip Jean
watercolour and bodycolour on ivory, circa 1760-1770
NPG 55a


Dominic Serres

by Philip Jean
watercolour and bodycolour on ivory, 1788
On display in Room 14 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1909


James Saumarez, 1st Baron de Saumarez

by Philip Jean
watercolour and bodycolour on ivory, 1801
NPG 2549


Gertrude (Gertrud) Elizabeth Mara (née Schmeling)

by Joseph Collyer the Younger, after Philip Jean
stipple engraving, published 1794
NPG D9476


Sir John Dick, Bt

by and published by Peltro William Tomkins, after Philip Jean
stipple engraving, published 6 April 1796
NPG D35172


Lady Harriet Baring (née Herring)

by Henry Bone, after Philip Jean
pen and ink, January 1806
NPG D17600


Samuel Barrington

by Joseph Collyer the Younger, published by and after Philip Jean
stipple engraving, published 1 March 1790
NPG D14604


Miles Peter Andrews

by William Ridley, published by Thomas Bellamy, after Philip Jean
stipple engraving, published 1 May 1797
NPG D14992

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