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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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Anthony Todd, by and published by John Jones, after  George Romney - NPG D4386

Anthony Todd

by and published by John Jones, after George Romney
mezzotint, circa 1788-1793 (1779-1780)
NPG D4386

Sir John Aubrey, 6th Bt, by John Jones, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D7437

Sir John Aubrey, 6th Bt

by John Jones, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1788
NPG D7437

'Marlborough Theatricals', by and published by John Jones, published by and after  James Roberts - NPG D14918

'Marlborough Theatricals'

by and published by John Jones, published by and after James Roberts
mezzotint, published 8 December 1788
NPG D14918

'Marlborough Theatricals', by and published by John Jones, published by and after  James Roberts - NPG D14919

'Marlborough Theatricals'

by and published by John Jones, published by and after James Roberts
mezzotint, published 8 December 1788
NPG D14919

Elizabeth (née Farren), Countess of Derby, by John Jones, after and published by  James Roberts, after  Anne Seymour Damer (née Conway) - NPG D35132

Elizabeth (née Farren), Countess of Derby

by John Jones, after and published by James Roberts, after Anne Seymour Damer (née Conway)
stipple engraving, published 31 March 1789
NPG D35132

Robert Dundas of Arniston, by John Jones, published by  Alexander Lawrie, after  Sir Henry Raeburn - NPG D35799

Robert Dundas of Arniston

by John Jones, published by Alexander Lawrie, after Sir Henry Raeburn
mezzotint, 1789-1796
NPG D35799

John Baker Holroyd, 1st Earl of Sheffield, by and published by John Jones, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D6894

John Baker Holroyd, 1st Earl of Sheffield

by and published by John Jones, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
stipple engraving, published 6 April 1789 (1788)
NPG D6894

Lord John Townshend, by John Jones, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D13750

Lord John Townshend

by John Jones, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1789
NPG D13750

John Baker Holroyd, 1st Earl of Sheffield, by and published by John Jones, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D19889

John Baker Holroyd, 1st Earl of Sheffield

by and published by John Jones, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
stipple engraving, published 6 April 1789 (1788)
NPG D19889

Sir Thomas Legge, by and published by John Jones, after  Silvester (Sylvester) Harding - NPG D24336

Sir Thomas Legge

by and published by John Jones, after Silvester (Sylvester) Harding
mezzotint and stipple engraving, published 10 March 1790
NPG D24336

Edmund Burke, by John Jones, after  George Romney - NPG D32419

Edmund Burke

by John Jones, after George Romney
mezzotint, published 1790
NPG D32419

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany, by and published by John Jones, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D33037

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

by and published by John Jones, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
stipple engraving, published 1790
NPG D33037

George James Cholmondeley, by John Jones, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D33189

George James Cholmondeley

by John Jones, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1790
NPG D33189

George James Cholmondeley, by John Jones, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D33190

George James Cholmondeley

by John Jones, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1790
NPG D33190

Johannes ('John') Gabriel, by and published by John Jones, after  J.S. Warren - NPG D34255

Johannes ('John') Gabriel

by and published by John Jones, after J.S. Warren
mezzotint, published 20 November 1790
NPG D34255

Johannes ('John') Gabriel, by and published by John Jones, after  J.S. Warren - NPG D34256

Johannes ('John') Gabriel

by and published by John Jones, after J.S. Warren
mezzotint, published 20 November 1790
NPG D34256

'Serena', by and published by John Jones, after  George Romney - NPG D36072

'Serena'

by and published by John Jones, after George Romney
stipple engraving, published 1 March 1790
NPG D36072

George Montagu, 4th Duke of Manchester, by John Jones, published by  William Austin, after  Gilbert Stuart - NPG D38180

George Montagu, 4th Duke of Manchester

by John Jones, published by William Austin, after Gilbert Stuart
mezzotint, published 20 January 1790
NPG D38180

George Montagu, 4th Duke of Manchester, by John Jones, published by  William Austin, after  Gilbert Stuart - NPG D38181

George Montagu, 4th Duke of Manchester

by John Jones, published by William Austin, after Gilbert Stuart
mezzotint, published 20 January 1790
NPG D38181

Lady Caroline Spencer (née Russell), Duchess of Marlborough, by John Jones, after  George Romney - NPG D38254

Lady Caroline Spencer (née Russell), Duchess of Marlborough

by John Jones, after George Romney
mezzotint, early 1790s
NPG D38254

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