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John Jackson

(1778-1831), Portrait painter

Sitter in 6 portraits
Artist associated with 231 portraits
Yorkshire-born John Jackson was the son of a village tailor. Always proficient in drawing, at the age of nineteen he established himself in York as a painter of miniature portraits. He came to the attention of the Earl of Carlisle who employed him to copy some of the works in his collection. In 1804, Jackson moved to London. He began studying at the Royal Academy schools and by 1807 had established himself as a portrait painter specialising in watercolour portraits. He became an associate of the Royal Academy in 1816 and was elected an academician two years later.

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Thomas Dampier, by Edward Scriven, published by  T. Cadell & W. Davies, after  John Jackson, after  James Northcote - NPG D34674

Thomas Dampier

by Edward Scriven, published by T. Cadell & W. Davies, after John Jackson, after James Northcote
stipple engraving, published 19 November 1812
NPG D34674

George Keith Elphinstone, Viscount Keith, by Henry Meyer, published by  T. Cadell & W. Davies, after  John Jackson, after  George Sanders (Saunders) - NPG D36768

George Keith Elphinstone, Viscount Keith

by Henry Meyer, published by T. Cadell & W. Davies, after John Jackson, after George Sanders (Saunders)
stipple engraving, published 1 February 1812
NPG D36768

Sir Henry Moncreiff-Wellwood, 8th Bt, by Edward Scriven, published by  T. Cadell & W. Davies, after  John Jackson, after  Sir Henry Raeburn - NPG D37643

Sir Henry Moncreiff-Wellwood, 8th Bt

by Edward Scriven, published by T. Cadell & W. Davies, after John Jackson, after Sir Henry Raeburn
stipple engraving, published 21 February 1812
NPG D37643

Charles James Fox, by Henry Meyer, published by  T. Cadell & W. Davies, after  John Jackson, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D37771

Charles James Fox

by Henry Meyer, published by T. Cadell & W. Davies, after John Jackson, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
stipple engraving, published 2 April 1812 (1782)
NPG D37771

Charles James Fox, by Henry Meyer, published by  T. Cadell & W. Davies, after  John Jackson, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D37772

Charles James Fox

by Henry Meyer, published by T. Cadell & W. Davies, after John Jackson, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
stipple engraving, published 2 April 1812 (1782)
NPG D37772

William Murray, 1st Earl of Mansfield, by Henry Meyer, published by  T. Cadell & W. Davies, after  John Jackson, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D38208

William Murray, 1st Earl of Mansfield

by Henry Meyer, published by T. Cadell & W. Davies, after John Jackson, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
stipple engraving, published 27 June 1812 (1785)
NPG D38208

Alexander Wedderburn, 1st Earl of Rosslyn (Lord Loughborough), by Henry Meyer, published by  T. Cadell & W. Davies, after  John Jackson, after  James Northcote - NPG D39887

Alexander Wedderburn, 1st Earl of Rosslyn (Lord Loughborough)

by Henry Meyer, published by T. Cadell & W. Davies, after John Jackson, after James Northcote
stipple engraving, published 7 December 1812 (circa 1798)
NPG D39887

Sir Henry Moncreiff-Wellwood, 8th Bt, by Edward Scriven, published by  T. Cadell & W. Davies, after  John Jackson, after  Sir Henry Raeburn - NPG D39969

Sir Henry Moncreiff-Wellwood, 8th Bt

by Edward Scriven, published by T. Cadell & W. Davies, after John Jackson, after Sir Henry Raeburn
stipple engraving, published 21 February 1812
NPG D39969

Thomas Dampier, by Edward Scriven, published by  T. Cadell & W. Davies, after  John Jackson, after  James Northcote - NPG D2248

Thomas Dampier

by Edward Scriven, published by T. Cadell & W. Davies, after John Jackson, after James Northcote
stipple engraving, published 19 November 1812
NPG D2248

Thomas Dampier, by Edward Scriven, published by  T. Cadell & W. Davies, after  John Jackson, after  James Northcote - NPG D2249

Thomas Dampier

by Edward Scriven, published by T. Cadell & W. Davies, after John Jackson, after James Northcote
hand-coloured stipple engraving, published 19 November 1812
NPG D2249

Thomas Dampier, by Edward Scriven, published by  T. Cadell & W. Davies, after  John Jackson, after  James Northcote - NPG D2250

Thomas Dampier

by Edward Scriven, published by T. Cadell & W. Davies, after John Jackson, after James Northcote
stipple engraving, published 19 November 1812
NPG D2250

George Keith Elphinstone, Viscount Keith, by Henry Meyer, published by  T. Cadell & W. Davies, after  John Jackson, after  George Sanders (Saunders) - NPG D3457

George Keith Elphinstone, Viscount Keith

by Henry Meyer, published by T. Cadell & W. Davies, after John Jackson, after George Sanders (Saunders)
stipple engraving, published 1 February 1812
NPG D3457

William Murray, 1st Earl of Mansfield, by Henry Meyer, published by  T. Cadell & W. Davies, after  John Jackson, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D15339

William Murray, 1st Earl of Mansfield

by Henry Meyer, published by T. Cadell & W. Davies, after John Jackson, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
stipple engraving, published 27 June 1812 (1785)
NPG D15339

George Keith Elphinstone, Viscount Keith, by Henry Meyer, published by  T. Cadell & W. Davies, after  John Jackson, after  George Sanders (Saunders) - NPG D15791

George Keith Elphinstone, Viscount Keith

by Henry Meyer, published by T. Cadell & W. Davies, after John Jackson, after George Sanders (Saunders)
stipple engraving, published 1 February 1812
NPG D15791

George Colman the Elder, by Edward Scriven, published by  T. Cadell & W. Davies, after  John Jackson, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D34046

George Colman the Elder

by Edward Scriven, published by T. Cadell & W. Davies, after John Jackson, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
stipple engraving, published 8 March 1813 (1768-1770)
NPG D34046

George Isaac Huntingford, by Henry Meyer, published by  T. Cadell & W. Davies, after  John Jackson, after  Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG D36402

George Isaac Huntingford

by Henry Meyer, published by T. Cadell & W. Davies, after John Jackson, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
stipple engraving, published 4 February 1813
NPG D36402

William Mason, by Edward Scriven, published by  T. Cadell & W. Davies, after  John Jackson, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D38309

William Mason

by Edward Scriven, published by T. Cadell & W. Davies, after John Jackson, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
stipple engraving, published 6 February 1813 (1774)
NPG D38309

Alexander Fraser Tytler, Lord Woodhouselee, by Charles Picart, published by  T. Cadell & W. Davies, after  John Jackson, after  Sir Henry Raeburn - NPG D39604

Alexander Fraser Tytler, Lord Woodhouselee

by Charles Picart, published by T. Cadell & W. Davies, after John Jackson, after Sir Henry Raeburn
stipple engraving, published 10 May 1813
NPG D39604

Sir Joshua Reynolds, by Robert Cooper, published by  Henry Colburn, after  John Jackson, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D5804

Sir Joshua Reynolds

by Robert Cooper, published by Henry Colburn, after John Jackson, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
stipple engraving, published 24 June 1813 (circa 1747-1749)
NPG D5804

George Colman the Elder, by Edward Scriven, published by  T. Cadell & W. Davies, after  John Jackson, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D13904

George Colman the Elder

by Edward Scriven, published by T. Cadell & W. Davies, after John Jackson, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
stipple engraving, published 8 March 1813 (1768-1770)
NPG D13904

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