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James Green

(1771-1834), Portrait painter

Artist associated with 17 portraits
James Green was initially apprenticed to Thomas Martyn, a draughtsman of natural history. When his apprenticeship expired, he entered the Royal Academy schools in 1791, where he attracted the notice of Sir Joshua Reynolds, and copied many of his pictures. In 1805, Green married Mary Byrne, also a portrait artist and miniaturist. He gradually attained a good reputation for his portraits in watercolour, and many of them were engraved and reproduced as prints. Green was a frequent exhibitor at the British Institution, where he showed mainly genre and subject pictures, and was also a member of the Associated Artists in Watercolours.

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Edward Stanley, by James Green - NPG 4242

Edward Stanley

by James Green
oil on canvas, 1803
NPG 4242

William Say, by James Green - NPG 1836

William Say

by James Green
oil on canvas, circa 1805-1810
NPG 1836

Peter Nicholson, by James Green - NPG 4225

Peter Nicholson

by James Green
oil on canvas, circa 1816
NPG 4225

Thomas Stothard, by James Green - NPG 2

Thomas Stothard

by James Green
oil on canvas, 1830
NPG 2

Sir John Ross, by James Green - NPG 314

Sir John Ross

by James Green
oil on canvas, 1833
NPG 314

Francis Nicholson, by Maxim Gauci, after  James Green - NPG D16948

Francis Nicholson

by Maxim Gauci, after James Green
lithograph, early 19th century
NPG D16948

George Frederick Cooke in the Character of Iago, by James Ward, after  James Green - NPG D34089

George Frederick Cooke in the Character of Iago

by James Ward, after James Green
mezzotint, published 1801
NPG D34089

George Frederick Cooke in the Character of Iago, by James Ward, after  James Green - NPG D34090

George Frederick Cooke in the Character of Iago

by James Ward, after James Green
mezzotint, published 1801
NPG D34090

Mary Anne Talbot, by G. Scott, after  James Green - NPG D6914

Mary Anne Talbot

by G. Scott, after James Green
stipple engraving, published 1804
NPG D6914

Mary Anne Talbot, by G. Scott, after  James Green - NPG D6915

Mary Anne Talbot

by G. Scott, after James Green
stipple engraving, published 1804
NPG D6915

Samuel Horsley, by Henry Meyer, published by  Robert Cribb & Son, after  James Green - NPG D35998

Samuel Horsley

by Henry Meyer, published by Robert Cribb & Son, after James Green
mezzotint, published 24 July 1813
NPG D35998

Benjamin West, by and published by William Say, after  James Green - NPG D11328

Benjamin West

by and published by William Say, after James Green
mezzotint, published 1818
NPG D11328

Sir Richard Birnie, by William Say, published by and after  James Green - NPG D31793

Sir Richard Birnie

by William Say, published by and after James Green
mezzotint, published 1819
NPG D31793

Sir Richard Birnie, by William Say, published by and after  James Green - NPG D11320

Sir Richard Birnie

by William Say, published by and after James Green
mezzotint, published 1819
NPG D11320

John Buonarotti Papworth, by William Say, after  James Green - NPG D39528

John Buonarotti Papworth

by William Say, after James Green
mezzotint
NPG D39528

Unknown man, by R.P., after  James Green - NPG D18558

Unknown man

by R.P., after James Green
pencil, circa 1830
NPG D18558

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Patrick Colquhoun

by James Green
watercolour, 1794
NPG D67

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