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Early Georgian Portraits Catalogue

James Macardell (1727 or 1728-1765), Mezzotint engraver

Mezzotint-engraver; born in Dublin; came to London with John Brooks, under whom he studied, and Richard Houston, c.1746; engraved principally after Reynolds and Hudson.

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Goodwin 1903
G. Goodwin, British Mezzotinters, James McArdell, 1903.

Raines 1966
R. Raines, Marcellus Laroon, 1966.


This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: John Kerslake, Early Georgian Portraits, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1977, and is as published then. For the most up-to-date details on individual Collection works, we recommend reading the information provided in the Search the Collection results on this website in parallel with this text.