(1819 - 1900)
Alfred Jones was active/lived in New York. Alfred Jones is known for magazine illustration engraving, genre painting.
Biography Alfred Jones
A native of Liverpool, England, Alfred Jones became a noted engraver* and also did some genre, landscape, and figure painting and vignette* drawings. He was brought to the United States as an infant, and the family settled in New York state.
During his youth, Jones apprenticed in Albany to an engraving firm of Rawdon, Wright, Hatch and Edson. In 1834, he moved to New York City, and began working as an engraver and in the 1830s, he enrolled in classes in the "Antique" at the National Academy of Design*.
During the following decade, his engraving career flourished. He filled commissions with Graham's Magazine and Godey's Lady's Book and also did folio engravings of major American painting to distribute to mem
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