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James Adair

2 of 3 portraits of James Adair

James Adair, by Charles Howard Hodges, after  George Romney, published 1789 - NPG D1290 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

James Adair

by Charles Howard Hodges, after George Romney
mezzotint, published 1789
19 7/8 in. x 13 7/8 in. (505 mm x 352 mm) plate size; 20 1/2 in. x 14 1/2 in. (521 mm x 369 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1966
Reference Collection
NPG D1290


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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

  • 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 D1256: James Adair (impression from same plate as)
  • NPG D14712: James Adair (impression from same plate as)

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