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James Scott

(circa 1809-circa 1889), Engraver

Sitter in 1 portrait
Artist associated with 132 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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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

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

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

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