by Nathaniel Hone
oil on canvas, circa 1760
30 in. x 24 7/8 in. (762 mm x 633 mm)
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Sitterback to top
- Nathaniel Hone (1718-1784), Portrait and miniature painter. Sitter in 9 portraits, Artist associated with 56 portraits.
Artistback to top
- Nathaniel Hone (1718-1784), Portrait and miniature painter. Artist associated with 56 portraits, Sitter in 9 portraits.
This portraitback to top
This self-portrait depicts Hone opening his portfolio invitingly, as if encouraging us to browse through his drawings. It may have been hung in his studio to advertise his ability.
Linked publicationsback to top
- Ingamells, John, National Portrait Gallery: Mid-Georgian Portraits 1760-1790, 2004, p. 261
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 311