Isaac and Ede Antique Prints
Jones: Burke

John Jones after George Romney

Sir Edmund Burke

14 x 19.5 inches

Edmund Burke was born in Dublin in 1730 and was educated at Trinity College. As a graduate he moved to London and through talent and hard work he soon became a leading statesman and orator in parliament. He also distinguished himself as one of the foremost literary men of his age. He died in Beaconsfield in 1797. John Jones (1745 - 1797) was a mezzotint and stipple engraver of decorative subjects after his contemporaries. He lived and worked in London and his talent as an engraver of exceptional merit was rewarded by being appointed Engraver to both the Prince of Wales and The Duke of York.


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