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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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John Murray, 4th Earl of Dunmore, by James Scott, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D36035

John Murray, 4th Earl of Dunmore

by James Scott, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, late 19th century (1765)
NPG D36035

Robert Marsham, by James Scott, after  Sir George Hayter - NPG D38279

Robert Marsham

by James Scott, after Sir George Hayter
mezzotint, late 19th century
NPG D38279

The Archers (John Dyke Acland; Dudley Alexander Sydney Cosby, Baron Sydney), by James Scott, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D40879

The Archers (John Dyke Acland; Dudley Alexander Sydney Cosby, Baron Sydney)

by James Scott, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, late 19th century (1769)
NPG D40879

Anne Stanhope (née Thistlethwaite), Countess of Chesterfield, by James Scott, published by  Henry Graves, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D15217

Anne Stanhope (née Thistlethwaite), Countess of Chesterfield

by James Scott, published by Henry Graves, after Thomas Gainsborough
mezzotint, published 1870 (1777-1778)
NPG D15217

John Bullock, by James Scott, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D32378

John Bullock

by James Scott, after Thomas Gainsborough
mezzotint, published 1871
NPG D32378

Robert Clive, 1st Baron Clive, by James Scott, after  James Macardell, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D33527

Robert Clive, 1st Baron Clive

by James Scott, after James Macardell, after Thomas Gainsborough
mezzotint, published 1871 (1762-1764)
NPG D33527

Hugh Percy (né Smithson), 1st Duke of Northumberland, by James Scott, published by  Henry Graves & Co, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D38791

Hugh Percy (né Smithson), 1st Duke of Northumberland

by James Scott, published by Henry Graves & Co, after Thomas Gainsborough
mezzotint, published 1871
NPG D38791

John Frederick Sackville, 3rd Duke of Dorset, by James Scott, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D1654

John Frederick Sackville, 3rd Duke of Dorset

by James Scott, after Thomas Gainsborough
mezzotint, published 1871
NPG D1654

Georgiana Cavendish (née Spencer), Duchess of Devonshire, by James Scott, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D1757

Georgiana Cavendish (née Spencer), Duchess of Devonshire

by James Scott, after Thomas Gainsborough
mezzotint, published 1871
NPG D1757

Hugh Percy (né Smithson), 1st Duke of Northumberland, by James Scott, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D3739

Hugh Percy (né Smithson), 1st Duke of Northumberland

by James Scott, after Thomas Gainsborough
mezzotint, 1871
NPG D3739

Georgiana Cavendish (née Spencer), Duchess of Devonshire, by James Scott, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D13718

Georgiana Cavendish (née Spencer), Duchess of Devonshire

by James Scott, after Thomas Gainsborough
mezzotint, published 1871
NPG D13718

Frances Bowater (née Duncombe), by James Scott, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D32015

Frances Bowater (née Duncombe)

by James Scott, after Thomas Gainsborough
mezzotint, published 1872
NPG D32015

Frances Bowater (née Duncombe), by James Scott, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D773

Frances Bowater (née Duncombe)

by James Scott, after Thomas Gainsborough
mezzotint, published 1872
NPG D773

Frances Bowater (née Duncombe), by James Scott, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D774

Frances Bowater (née Duncombe)

by James Scott, after Thomas Gainsborough
mezzotint, published 1872
NPG D774

Mrs Gage & Child, by James Scott, published by  Henry Graves & Co, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D34260

Mrs Gage & Child

by James Scott, published by Henry Graves & Co, after Thomas Gainsborough
mezzotint, published 1873 (exhibited 1856)
NPG D34260

Mrs Gage & Child, by James Scott, published by  Henry Graves & Co, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D34261

Mrs Gage & Child

by James Scott, published by Henry Graves & Co, after Thomas Gainsborough
mezzotint, published 1873 (exhibited 1856)
NPG D34261

Mrs Gage & Child, by James Scott, published by  Henry Graves & Co, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D2410

Mrs Gage & Child

by James Scott, published by Henry Graves & Co, after Thomas Gainsborough
mezzotint, published 1873 (exhibited 1856)
NPG D2410

George Colman the Elder, by James Scott, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D34045

George Colman the Elder

by James Scott, after Thomas Gainsborough
mezzotint, published 1874
NPG D34045

Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis, by James Scott, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D34144

Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis

by James Scott, after Thomas Gainsborough
mezzotint, published 1874
NPG D34144

George Kein Hayward Coussmaker, by James Scott, published by  Henry Graves, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D34172

George Kein Hayward Coussmaker

by James Scott, published by Henry Graves, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1874 (1782)
NPG D34172

George Colman the Elder, by James Scott, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D1509

George Colman the Elder

by James Scott, after Thomas Gainsborough
mezzotint, published 1874 (circa 1778)
NPG D1509

George Colman the Elder, by James Scott, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D1510

George Colman the Elder

by James Scott, after Thomas Gainsborough
mezzotint, published 1874 (circa 1778)
NPG D1510

Lucy Audley (née James) engraved as Mrs Burroughs, by James Scott, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D933

Lucy Audley (née James) engraved as Mrs Burroughs

by James Scott, after Thomas Gainsborough
mezzotint, published 1874
NPG D933

Lucy Audley (née James) engraved as Mrs Burroughs, by James Scott, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D934

Lucy Audley (née James) engraved as Mrs Burroughs

by James Scott, after Thomas Gainsborough
mezzotint, published 1874
NPG D934

George Kein Hayward Coussmaker, by James Scott, published by  Henry Graves, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D14405

George Kein Hayward Coussmaker

by James Scott, published by Henry Graves, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1874 (1782)
NPG D14405

Jeffrey Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst, by James Scott, published by  Henry Graves, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D15068

Jeffrey Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst

by James Scott, published by Henry Graves, after Thomas Gainsborough
mezzotint, published 1874 (circa 1785)
NPG D15068

Emily Fitzgerald (née Lennox), Duchess of Leinster, by James Scott, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D717

Emily Fitzgerald (née Lennox), Duchess of Leinster

by James Scott, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1875
NPG D717

Anne Egerton (née Lindsay), by James Scott, published by  Henry Graves & Co, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D36087

Anne Egerton (née Lindsay)

by James Scott, published by Henry Graves & Co, after Thomas Gainsborough
mezzotint, 1876 (1768)
NPG D36087

Anne Egerton (née Lindsay), by James Scott, published by  Henry Graves & Co, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D36088

Anne Egerton (née Lindsay)

by James Scott, published by Henry Graves & Co, after Thomas Gainsborough
mezzotint, 1876 (1768)
NPG D36088

Harriet Maria Harris (née Amyand), Countess of Malmesbury, by James Scott, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D38169

Harriet Maria Harris (née Amyand), Countess of Malmesbury

by James Scott, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1876 (1788)
NPG D38169

Anna Maria Kynynmound (née Amyand), Countess of Minto when Lady Elliott, by James Scott, published by  Henry Graves & Co, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D38844

Anna Maria Kynynmound (née Amyand), Countess of Minto when Lady Elliott

by James Scott, published by Henry Graves & Co, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1876
NPG D38844

Sir Philip Musgrave, 6th Bt, by James Scott, published by  Henry Graves & Co, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D39129

Sir Philip Musgrave, 6th Bt

by James Scott, published by Henry Graves & Co, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1876
NPG D39129

Jane Musgrave, by James Scott, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D39136

Jane Musgrave

by James Scott, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, 1876 (1762)
NPG D39136

Sir Philip Ainslie, by James Scott, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D318

Sir Philip Ainslie

by James Scott, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, 1876
NPG D318

Harriet Maria Harris (née Amyand), Countess of Malmesbury, by James Scott, published by  Henry Graves & Co, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D5667

Harriet Maria Harris (née Amyand), Countess of Malmesbury

by James Scott, published by Henry Graves & Co, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1876 (1788)
NPG D5667

Sir Philip Ainslie, by James Scott, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D7187

Sir Philip Ainslie

by James Scott, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1876
NPG D7187

Harriet Maria Harris (née Amyand), Countess of Malmesbury, by James Scott, published by  Henry Graves & Co, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D14986

Harriet Maria Harris (née Amyand), Countess of Malmesbury

by James Scott, published by Henry Graves & Co, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1876 (1788)
NPG D14986

Rachael Egerton (née Russell), Countess of Bridgewater, by James Scott, published by  Henry Graves, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D15470

Rachael Egerton (née Russell), Countess of Bridgewater

by James Scott, published by Henry Graves, after Thomas Gainsborough
mezzotint, published 1876
NPG D15470

John Foote, by James Scott, published by  Henry Graves & Co, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D37706

John Foote

by James Scott, published by Henry Graves & Co, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1878 (1761)
NPG D37706

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