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James Scott

(circa 1809-circa 1889), Engraver

Sitter in 1 portrait
Artist associated with 133 portraits
One of the finest engravers of the mid and late nineteenth century, James Scott was equally talented in the fields of portraiture, historical, sporting and genre subjects. He was highly regarded both for his mezzotints and for his mixed method engravings. Scott had a long and distinguished career, first coming to prominence with his portrait of the Duke of Wellington published in 1837. During the next fifty years, he engraved large designs after the works of such contemporary painters as Daniel Maclise, Landseer, J. G. Brown and George Henry Boughton.

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Sir Robert McClure, by James Scott, published by  Henry Graves & Co, after  Stephen Pearce - NPG D38113

Sir Robert McClure

by James Scott, published by Henry Graves & Co, after Stephen Pearce
mezzotint, published 15 February 1856 (1855)
NPG D38113

Sir Robert McClure, by James Scott, after  Stephen Pearce - NPG D38114

Sir Robert McClure

by James Scott, after Stephen Pearce
mezzotint, published 1856 (1855)
NPG D38114

Sir Francis Beaufort, by James Scott, after  Stephen Pearce - NPG D31582

Sir Francis Beaufort

by James Scott, after Stephen Pearce
mezzotint, published 1857
NPG D31582

Sir George Simpson, by James Scott, after  Stephen Pearce - NPG D31633

Sir George Simpson

by James Scott, after Stephen Pearce
mezzotint, (1857)
NPG D31633

Conference of Engineers at the Menai Straits Preparatory to Floating one of the Tubes of the Britannia Bridge, by James Scott, published by  Henry Graves & Co, after  John Lucas - NPG D10713

Conference of Engineers at the Menai Straits Preparatory to Floating one of the Tubes of the Britannia Bridge

by James Scott, published by Henry Graves & Co, after John Lucas
mezzotint, published 25 January 1858
NPG D10713

John Rae, by James Scott, published by  Henry Graves & Co, after  Stephen Pearce - NPG D39171

John Rae

by James Scott, published by Henry Graves & Co, after Stephen Pearce
mezzotint, published 26 January 1858 (exhibited 1853)
NPG D39171

Sir Edward Sabine, by James Scott, published by  Henry Graves & Co, after  Stephen Pearce - NPG D39977

Sir Edward Sabine

by James Scott, published by Henry Graves & Co, after Stephen Pearce
mezzotint, published 6 April 1858 (1850)
NPG D39977

Francis Russell, 7th Duke of Bedford, by James Scott, published by  Henry Graves & Co, after  Stephen Pearce - NPG D31624

Francis Russell, 7th Duke of Bedford

by James Scott, published by Henry Graves & Co, after Stephen Pearce
mezzotint, published 18 December 1863
NPG D31624

William Cavendish, by James Scott, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D32778

William Cavendish

by James Scott, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, 1863 (1784)
NPG D32778

Lady Caroline Spencer (née Russell), Duchess of Marlborough, by James Scott, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D38253

Lady Caroline Spencer (née Russell), Duchess of Marlborough

by James Scott, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, 1863 (circa 1776)
NPG D38253

Augustus Keppel, Viscount Keppel, by James Scott, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D3406

Augustus Keppel, Viscount Keppel

by James Scott, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1863 (1752-1753)
NPG D3406

Lady Caroline Spencer (née Russell), Duchess of Marlborough, by James Scott, published by  Henry Graves & Co, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D14921

Lady Caroline Spencer (née Russell), Duchess of Marlborough

by James Scott, published by Henry Graves & Co, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1863 (circa 1776)
NPG D14921

Elizabeth (née Compton), Countess of Burlington, by James Scott, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D32777

Elizabeth (née Compton), Countess of Burlington

by James Scott, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1864 (1781)
NPG D32777

Charles Manners, 4th Duke of Rutland, by James Scott, published by  Henry Graves & Co, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D39954

Charles Manners, 4th Duke of Rutland

by James Scott, published by Henry Graves & Co, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1864 (circa 1775)
NPG D39954

Sarah Mayne (née Otway); Sarah Otway (née Hayes), by James Scott, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D3790

Sarah Mayne (née Otway); Sarah Otway (née Hayes)

by James Scott, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1864
NPG D3790

Sarah Mayne (née Otway); Sarah Otway (née Hayes), by James Scott, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D3791

Sarah Mayne (née Otway); Sarah Otway (née Hayes)

by James Scott, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1864
NPG D3791

Mary Isabella Manners (née Somerset), Duchess of Rutland, by James Scott, published by  Henry Graves & Co, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D4143

Mary Isabella Manners (née Somerset), Duchess of Rutland

by James Scott, published by Henry Graves & Co, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1864 (1782-1784)
NPG D4143

John Angerstein; Juliana Angerstein (later Madame Sabloukoff) (when children), by James Scott, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D7058

John Angerstein; Juliana Angerstein (later Madame Sabloukoff) (when children)

by James Scott, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1864 (1783)
NPG D7058

Charles Manners, 4th Duke of Rutland, by James Scott, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D14719

Charles Manners, 4th Duke of Rutland

by James Scott, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1864 (circa 1775)
NPG D14719

John Angerstein; Juliana Angerstein (later Madame Sabloukoff) (when children), by James Scott, published by  Henry Graves, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D15571

John Angerstein; Juliana Angerstein (later Madame Sabloukoff) (when children)

by James Scott, published by Henry Graves, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1864 (1783)
NPG D15571

George Augustus Selwyn; Richard Edgcumbe, 2nd Baron Edgcumbe; George James Williams, by James Scott, published by  Henry Graves, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D14109

George Augustus Selwyn; Richard Edgcumbe, 2nd Baron Edgcumbe; George James Williams

by James Scott, published by Henry Graves, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1865 (1759-1761)
NPG D14109

'Maternal Love' (Elizabeth Lamb (née Milbanke), Viscountess Melbourne with Peniston Lamb as a child), by James Scott, published by  Henry Graves, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D15783

'Maternal Love' (Elizabeth Lamb (née Milbanke), Viscountess Melbourne with Peniston Lamb as a child)

by James Scott, published by Henry Graves, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1865 (1770-1771)
NPG D15783

Sir Watkin Williams-Wynn and his mother, Frances, by James Scott, published by  Henry Graves & Co, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D36221

Sir Watkin Williams-Wynn and his mother, Frances

by James Scott, published by Henry Graves & Co, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1866
NPG D36221

Margaret Gainsborough (née Burr), by James Scott, published by  Henry Graves & Co, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D34263

Margaret Gainsborough (née Burr)

by James Scott, published by Henry Graves & Co, after Thomas Gainsborough
mezzotint, published 1868 (circa 1779)
NPG D34263

Margaret Gainsborough (née Burr), by James Scott, published by  Henry Graves & Co, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D34264

Margaret Gainsborough (née Burr)

by James Scott, published by Henry Graves & Co, after Thomas Gainsborough
mezzotint, published 1868 (circa 1779)
NPG D34264

Theophila Gwatkin (née Palmer), by James Scott, published by  Henry Graves & Co, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D35089

Theophila Gwatkin (née Palmer)

by James Scott, published by Henry Graves & Co, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, 1868 (circa 1776)
NPG D35089

Isabella Anne Seymour-Conway (née Ingram), Marchioness of Hertford, by James Scott, published by  Henry Graves & Co, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D35732

Isabella Anne Seymour-Conway (née Ingram), Marchioness of Hertford

by James Scott, published by Henry Graves & Co, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1868 (1777-1778)
NPG D35732

Penelope Ligonier (née Pitt), Viscountess Ligonier, by James Scott, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D37336

Penelope Ligonier (née Pitt), Viscountess Ligonier

by James Scott, after Thomas Gainsborough
mezzotint, published 1868
NPG D37336

Sir Henry Bate Dudley, 1st Bt, by James Scott, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D1805

Sir Henry Bate Dudley, 1st Bt

by James Scott, after Thomas Gainsborough
mezzotint, published 1868
NPG D1805

Sir Henry Bate Dudley, 1st Bt, by James Scott, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D1806

Sir Henry Bate Dudley, 1st Bt

by James Scott, after Thomas Gainsborough
mezzotint, published 1868
NPG D1806

Mary (née White), Lady Dudley, by James Scott, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D1807

Mary (née White), Lady Dudley

by James Scott, after Thomas Gainsborough
mezzotint, published 1868
NPG D1807

Penelope Ligonier (née Pitt), Viscountess Ligonier, by James Scott, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D3591

Penelope Ligonier (née Pitt), Viscountess Ligonier

by James Scott, after Thomas Gainsborough
mezzotint, published 1868
NPG D3591

Sir Henry Bate Dudley, 1st Bt, by James Scott, published by  Henry Graves, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D14633

Sir Henry Bate Dudley, 1st Bt

by James Scott, published by Henry Graves, after Thomas Gainsborough
mezzotint, published 1868
NPG D14633

Dr Frazer, probably by James Scott, published by  T.W. Green, after  Charles Mercier - NPG D38428

Dr Frazer

probably by James Scott, published by T.W. Green, after Charles Mercier
mezzotint, published 17 March 1869
NPG D38428

Mary Montagu, Duchess of Montagu, by James Scott, published by  Henry Graves, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D14324

Mary Montagu, Duchess of Montagu

by James Scott, published by Henry Graves, after Thomas Gainsborough
mezzotint, published 1869
NPG D14324

Philip Stanhope, 5th Earl of Chesterfield, by James Scott, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D33067

Philip Stanhope, 5th Earl of Chesterfield

by James Scott, after Thomas Gainsborough
mezzotint, published 1870
NPG D33067

Philip Stanhope, 5th Earl of Chesterfield, by James Scott, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D33068

Philip Stanhope, 5th Earl of Chesterfield

by James Scott, after Thomas Gainsborough
mezzotint, published 1870
NPG D33068

Anne Stanhope (née Thistlethwaite), Countess of Chesterfield, by James Scott, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D33071

Anne Stanhope (née Thistlethwaite), Countess of Chesterfield

by James Scott, after Thomas Gainsborough
mezzotint, published 1870
NPG D33071

Thomas Law Hodges, by James Scott, printed by  Thomas Brooker, after  Sir George Hayter - NPG D35893

Thomas Law Hodges

by James Scott, printed by Thomas Brooker, after Sir George Hayter
mezzotint, circa 1870s
NPG D35893

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