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Sir William James, 1st Bt

1 of 2 portraits of Sir William James, 1st Bt

Sir William James, 1st Bt, published by John Raphael Smith, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds, published 10 August 1783 (1780-1782) - NPG D36481 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir William James, 1st Bt

published by John Raphael Smith, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 10 August 1783 (1780-1782)
17 7/8 in. x 12 7/8 in. (454 mm x 328 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1966
Reference Collection
NPG D36481


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Sitterback to top

  • Sir William James, 1st Bt (1722-1783), Commodore of the Bombay Marine and Director of the East India Company. Sitter in 2 portraits.

Artistsback to top

  • Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792), Painter and first President of the Royal Academy. Artist associated with 1413 portraits, Sitter associated with 38 portraits.
  • John Raphael Smith (1752-1812), Portrait painter, engraver and pastellist. Artist associated with 183 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.

Related worksback to top

  • NPG D36482: Sir William James, 1st Bt (impression from same plate as)