James Christie ('The specious orator')

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James Christie ('The specious orator'), by and published by Robert Dighton, published 25 March 1794 - NPG D10684 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

James Christie ('The specious orator')

by and published by Robert Dighton
hand-coloured etching, published 25 March 1794
7 3/4 in. x 5 7/8 in. (198 mm x 148 mm) plate size; 12 3/8 in. x 10 1/4 in. (315 mm x 260 mm) paper size
acquired Unknown source, 1884
Reference Collection
NPG D10684

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  • Robert Dighton (1751-1814), Portrait painter, caricaturist and actor. Artist associated with 271 portraits, Sitter in 4 portraits.

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At the time this etching was published Christie's was located at 125 Pall Mall, next door to Schomberg house where Gainsborough lived. This image is the basis for the Christie's logo design.

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  • NPG D13402: James Christie ('The specious orator') (from same plate)

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