Horace Hone

From A Compendium of Irish Biography, 1878

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Hone, Horace, an eminent miniature painter, was born in Dublin about 1753. It was at his house that Captain Grose died. The decay of Irish prosperity after the Union obliged him to remove to London, where he died in 1827. Many well-known prints of the time were engraved from his originals.

Sources

145. Gandon, James, Life: Thomas J. Mulvany. Dublin, 1846.

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