(1756 - 1825)
Horace Hone was active/lived in United Kingdom, England, Ireland. Horace Hone is known for painting and sculpture, miniatures.
Biography Horace Hone
Horace Hone (1756-1825)
A member of the famous Dublin Hone family of artists, originally from Holland, Horace Hone was born in London and there received his early training in fine art from his father Nathaniel Hone the Elder (1718-84). This instruction encompassed miniature painting in watercolour on various media including enamel and even ivory. At the age of 14, he studied drawing and painting at the Royal Academy Schools, and began exhibiting his works at the Academy in 1772: a practice he continued for the next 50 years.
In 1779, he was elected an Associate Member of the Academy, and three years later - at the invitation of Lady Temple, one of Hone's patrons whose husband was the colonial ruler of Ireland - settled i
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