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Joseph Grozer (circa 1755-1798), Mezzotint engraver

Artist associated with 27 portraits
Joseph Grozer was an engraver in mezzotint, and executed many plates after Sir Joshua Reynolds, George Romney, and others. Among his earliest known engravings were The Young Shepherdess (1784) and The Theory of Design (1785), both after Reynolds. Grozer published some of his own prints from his residence near Leicester Square. His later mezzotint engravings include the Viscount and Viscountess of Duncannon, after Reynolds, and the Duke and Duchess of York, after Henry Singleton. Grozer also worked occasionally in stipple, among these engravings being The Age of Innocence after Reynolds, and Sergeant Daniel McLeod, after W. R. Bigg.

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D31913

probably William Ward

by Joseph Grozer, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
mezzotint, late 18th century
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D31914

probably William Ward

by Joseph Grozer, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
mezzotint, late 18th century
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D938

Colonel Butler

by Joseph Grozer, after George Romney
mezzotint, late 18th century
NPG D938

D32061

Thomas Richard Gale Braddyll

by Joseph Grozer, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1785 (1783)
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D32062

Thomas Richard Gale Braddyll

by Joseph Grozer, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1785 (1783)
NPG D32062

D31727

Henrietta Frances ('Harriet') Ponsonby (née Spencer), Countess of Bessborough

by Joseph Grozer, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1786
NPG D31727

D32512

George Byng

by Joseph Grozer, after John Downman
mezzotint, published 1786
NPG D32512

D32513

George Byng

by Joseph Grozer, after John Downman
mezzotint, published 1786
NPG D32513

D17894

William Wentworth Fitzwilliam, 2nd Earl Fitzwilliam

by Joseph Grozer, published by William Austin, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1786
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D15273

Frederick Ponsonby, 3rd Earl of Bessborough

by Joseph Grozer, published by William Austin, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 31 March 1786 (1785)
NPG D15273

D15497

William Wentworth Fitzwilliam, 2nd Earl Fitzwilliam

by Joseph Grozer, published by William Austin, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 31 March 1786
NPG D15497

D4452

Ann Yearsley

by Joseph Grozer, after Sarah Shiells
mezzotint, published 1787
NPG D4452

D36542

Tom Johnson (Thomas Jackling); Isaac Perrins

by Joseph Grozer, published by William Richardson, after Conrad Martin Metz
soft-ground etching, published 5 November 1789
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D1570

John ('Fish') Craufurd

by Joseph Grozer, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, (1789)
NPG D1570

D7774

Tryphosa Jane Wallis (later Campbell)

by Joseph Grozer, after John Graham
mezzotint, 1790s
NPG D7774

D35519

Lady Frances Cole (née Harris)

by Joseph Grozer, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, 1791 (1789)
NPG D35519

D14859

James Brudenell, 5th Earl of Cardigan

by and published by Joseph Grozer, after George Romney
mezzotint, published 29 September 1792
NPG D14859

D3175

Elizabeth Deane (née Johnson) ('Design')

by Joseph Grozer, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1794
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D5759

Sir Charles Stuart

by Joseph Grozer, after George Romney
mezzotint, published 1794
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D32743

Lord John Cavendish

by Joseph Grozer, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1796
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