Born: Feb 06, 1755 AD
Died: 1834 AD, at 78 years of age.
1755 - Henry Bone was born on February 6th in Truro, England, United Kingdom. An English enamel painter.
1776 - Had been apprenticed to a porcelain manufacturer in Plymouth, painting landscapes and floral scenes.
1779 - He had settled in London apparently working in an enamel workshop, painting decoration for watches and jewelery.
- Employed by London jewelers for small designs in enamel.
1781 - He exhibited his first enamel portrait miniature at the Royal Academy, where he continued to show regularly.
1800 - The beauty of his pieces attracted the notice of the Royal Academy.
1801 - He became enamel painter to George III.
1811 - He was made an academician.
1831 - Executed many beautiful miniature pieces, among these his eighty-five portraits of the time of Queen Elizabeth.
- He had produced a dynasty of enamelers which included Henry Pierce Bone and William Bone.
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