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Bone, Henry (1755–1834), miniature and enamel painter  

R. J. B. Walker

Bone, Henry (1755–1834), miniature and enamel painter, was born at Truro on 6 February 1755, the son of Henry Bone, a cabinet-maker and carver, who took his family to Plymouth, where Bone learned to paint on hard paste china for the Cookworthy factory. He continued his apprenticeship with ...

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Bone, Henry (1755–1834)  

Maker: John Opie

Henry Bone (1755–1834) by John Opie, 1799 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Bone, Henry Pierce (1779–1855), miniature and enamel painter  

R. J. B. Walker

Bone, Henry Pierce (1779–1855), miniature and enamel painter, was born in Islington, London, on 6 November 1779, the eldest son and pupil of the enamel painter Henry Bone (1755–1834) and his wife, Elizabeth, née Van der Meulen (d. c.1830). He went to school in ...

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Bone, Henry Pierce (1779–1855)  

Maker: Henry Pierce Bone

Henry Pierce Bone (1779–1855) self-portrait, 1847 Christie's Images Ltd. (2004)

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Essex, William 1784–1869(1784–1869)  

Maker: William Essex

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William Essex 1784–1869 self-portrait, 1857 Photography by Stan Speel

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Essex family (per. c. 1800–c. 1860), enamellists and miniature painters  

V. Remington

Essex family (per. c. 1800–c. 1860), enamellists and miniature painters, came to prominence with the brothers William Essex (1784–1869) and Alfred Essex (d. 1871). Little is known of their parents or childhood, but it appears from the inscription on a miniature by ...

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Essex, Alfred (d. 1871)  

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Essex, William (1784–1869)  

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Essex, William B. (1822–1852)  

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Howes, John (1750–1833), miniature and enamel painter  

L. H. Cust

revised by Annette Peach

Howes, John (1750–1833), miniature and enamel painter, was born at 13 Fleet Street, London, on 9 November 1750, the son of William Howes (d. 1788) and his wife, Margaret Selby. His father was a clockmaker, silversmith, and goldsmith, and in 1777...

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Spicer, Henry (1742/3–1804), miniature and enamel painter  

Emma Rutherford

Spicer, Henry (1742/3–1804), miniature and enamel painter, was born at Reepham, Norfolk; of his parents, nothing is known. He became a pupil of the miniature painter Gervase Spencer. A member of the Incorporated Society of Artists of Great Britain, he exhibited with the society from 1765 to 1783. In 1773 he was appointed secretary to the society; in 1770 he had been elected a fellow of the ...