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James Sant (1820-1916), Painter

Sitter in 15 portraits
Artist associated with 12 portraits
James Sant was a painter specialising in portraits. Between 1840 and 1904 Sant exhibited around 250 paintings at the Royal Academy. He was elected to the RA in 1870, and in 1872 was appointed Principal Painter in Ordinary (official portraitist) to Queen Victoria and the royal family.

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4580

Archibald Campbell Tait

by James Sant
oil on canvas, circa 1865
NPG 4580

3625

Adelina Patti

by James Sant
oil on canvas, exhibited 1886
NPG 3625

x144170

Arthur Cavendish-Bentinck

by Robert Slingsby, after James Sant
albumen cabinet card, circa 1889
NPG x144170

x144164

Augusta Mary Elizabeth (née Browne), 1st Baroness Bolsover

by Robert Slingsby, after James Sant
albumen cabinet card, circa 1889
NPG x144164

x144165

Augusta Mary Elizabeth (née Browne), 1st Baroness Bolsover

by Robert Slingsby, after James Sant
albumen cabinet card, circa 1889
NPG x144165

D37224

John Joseph Lawson

by David Lucas, published by Sir Francis Graham Moon, 1st Bt, after James Sant
mezzotint, published March 1840
NPG D37224

D36622

Brownlow Cecil, 2nd Marquess of Exeter

after James Sant
stipple engraving, (1844)
NPG D36622

D31689

Richard Berens

by Samuel William Reynolds, after James Sant
mezzotint, (1848)
NPG D31689

D31690

Richard Berens

by Samuel William Reynolds, after James Sant
mezzotint, (1848)
NPG D31690

D31691

Richard Berens

by Samuel William Reynolds, after James Sant
mezzotint, (1848)
NPG D31691

D39893

Charlotte de Rothschild

by Samuel Bellin, after James Sant
mezzotint, published 1857
NPG D39893

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