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John Swaine (1775-1860), Draughtsman and printmaker

Artist associated with 21 portraits
John Swaine studied under Jacob Schnebbelie, draughtsman to the Society of Antiquaries. He is best known for his prints after contemporary and old master works, particularly Marten Droeshout's portrait of William Shakespeare, William Faithorne's portrait of Thomas Stanley, and David Loggan's frontispiece to the Book of Common Prayer.

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D29930

Sir George Ayscue

by John Swaine, published by Edward Evans
line engraving, late 18th to early 19th century
NPG D29930

D25493

Sir John Harington

by John Swaine
line engraving, possibly early 19th century
NPG D25493

D25934

John Boys

possibly by John Swaine
line engraving, probably early 19th century
NPG D25934

D1247

James Douglas, 2nd Duke of Queensberry

by John Swaine, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
line engraving, early 19th century
NPG D1247

D3209

George Frideric Handel

by John Swaine, after Giovanni Battista Cipriani
line engraving, circa 1800-1850
NPG D3209

D3210

George Frideric Handel

by John Swaine, after Giovanni Battista Cipriani
line engraving, circa 1800-1850
NPG D3210

D5235

Increase Mather

by John Swaine
stipple and line engraving, early 19th century
NPG D5235

D11011

Gilbert Talbot, 7th Earl of Shrewsbury

by John Swaine
etching, early 19th century
NPG D11011

D11034

Sir Henry Bedingfield (Benifield)

by John Swaine
stipple engraving, probably early 19th century
NPG D11034

D16370

Herbert Marsh

by John Swaine, published by and after W. Mason
line engraving, early 19th century
NPG D16370

D16602

Titus Oates

by John Swaine, after Thomas Hawker
etching, early-mid 19th century
NPG D16602

D16712

Herbert Marsh

by John Swaine, published by and after W. Mason
line engraving, early 19th century
NPG D16712

D16713

Herbert Marsh

by John Swaine, published by and after W. Mason
line engraving, early 19th century
NPG D16713

D20855

William Carnegie, 7th Earl of Northesk

by James Godby, by John Swaine, published and sold by Edward Orme, after Henry Edridge
stipple engraving, published 12 May 1806
NPG D20855

D42357

Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher

by John Swaine, published by J. Farrer, after Friedrich Rehberg
stipple engraving and etching, published 7 November 1815
NPG D42357

D6950

John Thomas

by John Swaine, published by and after George Perfect Harding, after Benjamin Vandergucht
line engraving, published 1 August 1822
NPG D6950

D6951

John Thomas

by John Swaine, after Benjamin Vandergucht
line engraving, published 1822
NPG D6951

D6952

John Thomas

by John Swaine, after Benjamin Vandergucht
line engraving, published 1822
NPG D6952

D3471

John Kemp

by John Swaine, after Albin Martin
line engraving, published 1845
NPG D3471

D3472

John Kemp

by John Swaine, after Albin Martin
line engraving, published 1845
NPG D3472