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James Adair

1 of 3 portraits of James Adair

James Adair, by Charles Howard Hodges, published by  John Boydell, published by  Josiah Boydell, after  George Romney, published 1789 - NPG D1256 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

James Adair

by Charles Howard Hodges, published by John Boydell, published by Josiah Boydell, after George Romney
mezzotint, published 1789
19 7/8 in. x 13 7/8 in. (506 mm x 354 mm) plate size; 20 7/8 in. x 15 in. (531 mm x 380 mm) paper size
Given by the daughter of compiler William Fleming MD, Mary Elizabeth Stopford, 1931
Reference Collection
NPG D1256


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Sitterback to top

  • James Adair (died 1798), Recorder of London and King's Sergeant. Sitter in 3 portraits.

Artistsback to top

  • John Boydell (1720-1804), Engraver and printseller. Artist associated with 126 portraits, Sitter in 13 portraits.
  • Josiah Boydell (1752-1817), Artist and publisher. Artist associated with 66 portraits.
  • Charles Howard Hodges (1764-1837), Portrait painter and mezzotint engraver. Artist associated with 42 portraits.
  • George Romney (1734-1802), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 156 portraits, Sitter in 5 portraits.

Related worksback to top

  • NPG D14712: James Adair (impression from same plate as)
  • NPG D1290: James Adair (impression from same plate as)

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