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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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Edmund Burke, by John Jones, after  George Romney - NPG D11081

Edmund Burke

by John Jones, after George Romney
mezzotint, published 1790
NPG D11081

Jesse Ramsden, by John Jones, published by  Molteno, Colnaghi & Co, after  Robert Home - NPG D39195

Jesse Ramsden

by John Jones, published by Molteno, Colnaghi & Co, after Robert Home
mezzotint, published 1 January 1791
NPG D39195

Dorothy Jordan as Hypolita, by and published by John Jones, after  John Hoppner - NPG D3324

Dorothy Jordan as Hypolita

by and published by John Jones, after John Hoppner
mezzotint, published 1 March 1791 (exhibited 1791)
NPG D3324

John Brenchley, by John Jones, after  William Grimaldi - NPG D32093

John Brenchley

by John Jones, after William Grimaldi
mezzotint, published 1792
NPG D32093

William Paley, by John Jones, after  George Romney - NPG D9534

William Paley

by John Jones, after George Romney
mezzotint, published 1792
NPG D9534

Francis Rawdon-Hastings, 1st Marquess of Hastings, by and published by John Jones, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D35570

Francis Rawdon-Hastings, 1st Marquess of Hastings

by and published by John Jones, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1 May 1792 (1789-1790)
NPG D35570

William Thomas Lewis as the Marquis in Elizabeth Inchbald's 'The Midnight Hour', by and published by John Jones, after  Sir Martin Archer Shee - NPG D37317

William Thomas Lewis as the Marquis in Elizabeth Inchbald's 'The Midnight Hour'

by and published by John Jones, after Sir Martin Archer Shee
mezzotint, published 17 November 1792
NPG D37317

Charles James Fox, by and published by John Jones, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D37774

Charles James Fox

by and published by John Jones, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1 November 1792 (1782)
NPG D37774

John Moore, by and published by John Jones, after  George Romney - NPG D38938

John Moore

by and published by John Jones, after George Romney
stipple engraving, published 1 February 1792
NPG D38938

John Moore, by and published by John Jones, after  George Romney - NPG D38939

John Moore

by and published by John Jones, after George Romney
stipple engraving, published 1 February 1792
NPG D38939

William Strahan, by and published by John Jones, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D42078

William Strahan

by and published by John Jones, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1 March 1792 (1780)
NPG D42078

'Collina' (Lady Gertrude Fitzpatrick), by John Jones, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D7846

'Collina' (Lady Gertrude Fitzpatrick)

by John Jones, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
stipple engraving, published 1792
NPG D7846

Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis, by John Jones, after  Daniel Gardner - NPG D34143

Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis

by John Jones, after Daniel Gardner
mezzotint, 1793
NPG D34143

William Davidson, by and published by John Jones, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D34812

William Davidson

by and published by John Jones, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1793 (1782)
NPG D34812

William Davidson, by and published by John Jones, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D34813

William Davidson

by and published by John Jones, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1793 (1782)
NPG D34813

Sir James Esdaile, by and published by John Jones, and published by  John Boydell, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D36558

Sir James Esdaile

by and published by John Jones, and published by John Boydell, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1793 (1789)
NPG D36558

Samuel Johnson, by William Doughty, published by  John Jones, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D36533

Samuel Johnson

by William Doughty, published by John Jones, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 24 June 1793 (1772-1778)
NPG D36533

Thomas Price, by and published by John Jones, after  William Lawranson - NPG D40750

Thomas Price

by and published by John Jones, after William Lawranson
mezzotint, published 29 April 1793
NPG D40750

Thomas Price, by and published by John Jones, after  William Lawranson - NPG D13974

Thomas Price

by and published by John Jones, after William Lawranson
mezzotint, published 29 April 1793
NPG D13974

Charles Wildbore, by John Jones, published by  Gainsborough Dupont, after  Thomas Spence Duché - NPG D37518

Charles Wildbore

by John Jones, published by Gainsborough Dupont, after Thomas Spence Duché
mezzotint, published 20 May 1794
NPG D37518

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