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John Jones

(circa 1745-1797), Engraver and printseller

Artist associated with 91 portraits
John Jones was a mezzotint and stipple engraver. He worked in London where he met with considerable success reproducing old masters such as Reynolds, Romney, Gainsborough and Bartolozzi, among others. His work, which appeared between 1774 and 1791, comprised mostly historical subjects and portraits. He served as engraver to the Prince of Wales and the Duke of York.

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Richard Farmer, by and published by John Jones, after  George Romney - NPG D36654

Richard Farmer

by and published by John Jones, after George Romney
mezzotint, published 14 June 1785
NPG D36654

Warren Hastings, by John Jones, after  John Thomas Seton (Seaton) - NPG D2966

Warren Hastings

by John Jones, after John Thomas Seton (Seaton)
mezzotint, published 1785 (1784)
NPG D2966

Shute Barrington, by John Jones, after  George Romney - NPG D21472

Shute Barrington

by John Jones, after George Romney
mezzotint, published 1786
NPG D21472

Thomas Orde-Powlett, 1st Baron Bolton, by and published by John Jones, after  George Romney - NPG D9130

Thomas Orde-Powlett, 1st Baron Bolton

by and published by John Jones, after George Romney
mezzotint, published 24 June 1786
NPG D9130

Anna Maria (née Lewis), Countess of Tollemache, by and published by John Jones, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D36058

Anna Maria (née Lewis), Countess of Tollemache

by and published by John Jones, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 4 March 1786 (1773)
NPG D36058

Thomas Erskine, 1st Baron Erskine, by and published by John Jones, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D36200

Thomas Erskine, 1st Baron Erskine

by and published by John Jones, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1786
NPG D36200

Charlotte Mordaunt (née Musgrave), by and published by John Jones, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D38953

Charlotte Mordaunt (née Musgrave)

by and published by John Jones, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 17 January 1786
NPG D38953

John Henderson, by John Jones, published by  John Sewell, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D18096

John Henderson

by John Jones, published by John Sewell, after Thomas Gainsborough
stipple engraving, published 1 January 1786
NPG D18096

John Henderson, by John Jones, published by  John Sewell, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D18104

John Henderson

by John Jones, published by John Sewell, after Thomas Gainsborough
stipple engraving, published 1 January 1786
NPG D18104

James Boswell, by and published by John Jones, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D19988

James Boswell

by and published by John Jones, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 17 January 1786 (1785)
NPG D19988

Elizabeth (née Farren), Countess of Derby; Thomas King as Lady Emily and Sir Clement in Burgoyne's 'The Heiress', by and published by John Jones, after  John Downman - NPG D35135

Elizabeth (née Farren), Countess of Derby; Thomas King as Lady Emily and Sir Clement in Burgoyne's 'The Heiress'

by and published by John Jones, after John Downman
stipple engraving, published 1 May 1787
NPG D35135

Elizabeth (née Farren), Countess of Derby; Thomas King as Lady Emily and Sir Clement in Burgoyne's 'The Heiress', by and published by John Jones, after  John Downman - NPG D35136

Elizabeth (née Farren), Countess of Derby; Thomas King as Lady Emily and Sir Clement in Burgoyne's 'The Heiress'

by and published by John Jones, after John Downman
stipple engraving, published 1 May 1787
NPG D35136

John Henderson ('Mr. Henderson in the Character of Macbeth'), by and published by John Jones, after  George Romney - NPG D35690

John Henderson ('Mr. Henderson in the Character of Macbeth')

by and published by John Jones, after George Romney
mezzotint, published 1 December 1787
NPG D35690

Charles Bingham, 1st Earl of Lucan, by and published by John Jones, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D37475

Charles Bingham, 1st Earl of Lucan

by and published by John Jones, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1 December 1787 (1780)
NPG D37475

Charles Bingham, 1st Earl of Lucan, by and published by John Jones, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D37476

Charles Bingham, 1st Earl of Lucan

by and published by John Jones, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1 December 1787 (1780)
NPG D37476

Thomas Dunkerley, by John Jones, published by  Ann Bryer, after  Thomas Beach - NPG D36033

Thomas Dunkerley

by John Jones, published by Ann Bryer, after Thomas Beach
mezzotint, published 1788
NPG D36033

Christopher Wilson, by and published by John Jones, after  George Romney - NPG D37018

Christopher Wilson

by and published by John Jones, after George Romney
mezzotint, published 25 October 1788
NPG D37018

Anthony Todd, by and published by John Jones, after  George Romney - NPG D39631

Anthony Todd

by and published by John Jones, after George Romney
mezzotint, circa 1788-1793 (1779-1780)
NPG D39631

Anthony Todd, by and published by John Jones, after  George Romney - NPG D39632

Anthony Todd

by and published by John Jones, after George Romney
mezzotint, circa 1788-1793 (1779-1780)
NPG D39632

'Marlborough Theatricals' (Charlotte Nares (née Spencer); Lord Charles Spencer), by and published by John Jones, published by and after  James Roberts - NPG D42017

'Marlborough Theatricals' (Charlotte Nares (née Spencer); Lord Charles Spencer)

by and published by John Jones, published by and after James Roberts
mezzotint, published 8 December 1788
NPG D42017

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