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JONES, John (1745 - 1797), Engraver (mezzotint/stippling)

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
JONES, John (1745 - 1797), Engraver (mezzotint/stippling)

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British, 18th century, male.

Born c. 1745; died 1797.

Engraver (mezzotint/stippling).

John Jones was one of the finest of the English school. He worked in London where he met with considerable success reproducing the best of the masters: Reynolds, Romney, Gainsborough, Hone, Mortimer, Bigg, Singleton, Bartolozzi and Downman, among others. His work, which appeared between 1774 and 1791 was carried out in mezzotint and stippling and, for the most

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