(1718 - 1784)
Nathaniel The Elder Hone was active/lived in United Kingdom, England, Ireland. Nathaniel Hone is known for portrait and miniature painting.
Biography Nathaniel Hone
Nathaniel Hone the Elder RA (1718-1784)
The Irish-born portrait and miniature painter Nathaniel Hone was raised in Dublin in a Dutch family whose family tree includes several renowned artists. His father, uncle to the portrait painters Horace Hone (1756-1825) and John Camillus Hone (1759-1836), as well as the great-great-great grand-uncle of Evie Hone (1894-1955) was a Dublin-based merchant. His son was great grand-uncle of Nathaniel Hone the Younger (1831-1917).
Nathaniel the Elder moved to England as a young man, married in 1742 and settled in London.
He must have studied drawing and fine art painting during his teenage years in Dublin, or perhaps at one of the art schools in London, since he soon built up a si
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