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George Francis Joseph (1764-1846), Portrait and subject painter

Artist associated with 23 portraits
George Francis Joseph entered the Royal Academy schools, initially as an engraver, in 1784. He sent his first contribution to the Royal Academy in 1788, and became a constant exhibitor of paintings both there and at the British Institution. Joseph was a prolific portrait painter; his portraits in both oil and miniature are very numerous, and he also produced designs for book illustrations. He practised in London until retiring in 1836.

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Spencer Perceval

by George Francis Joseph
oil on canvas, 1812
NPG 1031

4

Spencer Perceval

by George Francis Joseph
oil on canvas, 1812
NPG 4

84

Sir Thomas Stamford Bingley Raffles

by George Francis Joseph
oil on canvas, 1817
On display in Room 19 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 84

D32718

Charles Cartwright

by Thomas Hodgetts, after George Francis Joseph
mezzotint, early 19th century
NPG D32718

D7088

Margaretta Elizabeth Perceval (née Wilson), Lady Arden

by William Skelton, after George Francis Joseph
line engraving, early 19th century
NPG D7088

D2779

Samuel Glasse

by William Bond, after George Francis Joseph
stipple engraving, published 1803
NPG D2779

D5935

Olivia Serres (née Wilmot)

by Mackenzie, after George Francis Joseph
stipple engraving, published 1805
NPG D5935

D17307

Anna Rouw

by Henry Bone, probably after George Francis Joseph
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, March 1806 (1800-1805)
NPG D17307

D8490

William Fowler

by William Bond, after George Francis Joseph
stipple engraving, 4 June 1810
NPG D8490

D35670

George Augustus Eliott, 1st Baron Heathfield

by William Bond, published by T. Cadell & W. Davies, after George Francis Joseph, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
stipple engraving, published 4 February 1813 (1787)
NPG D35670

D1482

Robert Clutterbuck

by Julia Emily Clutterbuck (Mrs Alsop), after George Francis Joseph
mezzotint, 1815 or after
NPG D1482

D5951

William Sharp

by William Sharp, after George Francis Joseph
line engraving, published 12 May 1817
NPG D5951

D19802

William Sharp

by William Sharp, published by John Smith, after George Francis Joseph
line engraving, published 12 May 1817
NPG D19802

D39279

Ann Maria Tree

by and published by Charles Turner, after George Francis Joseph
mezzotint, published 1 July 1820
NPG D39279

D39280

Ann Maria Tree

by and published by Charles Turner, after George Francis Joseph
mezzotint, published 1 July 1820
NPG D39280

D5915

James Scholefield

by J.B. Hunt, published by George Seeley, after George Francis Joseph
stipple engraving, published 1 March 1855
NPG D5915

D40317

Mary (née Kent), Lady Thorold

by William Skelton, after George Francis Joseph, after Peter Rouw
line engraving, early 19th century
NPG D40317

D5936

Olivia Serres (née Wilmot)

by Mackenzie, after George Francis Joseph
stipple engraving, published 1805
NPG D5936

D5937

Olivia Serres (née Wilmot)

by Mackenzie, after George Francis Joseph
stipple engraving, published 1805
NPG D5937

D40155

Spencer Perceval

by and published by Charles Turner, after George Francis Joseph
mezzotint, published 1 August 1812
NPG D40155