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HONE, Nathaniel, the Elder (1718 - 1784), Painter, miniaturist, enameller, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HONE, Nathaniel, the Elder (1718 - 1784), Painter, miniaturist, enameller, engraver

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Irish, 18th century, male.

Born 24 April 1718, in Dublin; died 14 August 1784, in London.

Painter, miniaturist, enameller, engraver. Portraits, genre scenes.

[not available online]Nathaniel Hone, the son of a Dublin merchant, was a self-taught artist. He went to London when very young, living for a time in York where he married a rich bride before returning to London. In 1753, he

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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