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Adam Smith

(1723-1790), Political economist

Mid-Georgian Portraits Catalogue Entry

Sitter in 6 portraits
Author of The Wealth of Nations, 1776; his theory of free trade was to replace the concept of the exclusive rights of the mother country on which the first British Empire was based.

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Adam Smith, after James Tassie - NPG 1242

Adam Smith

after James Tassie
plaster cast of medallion, based on a work of circa 1787
NPG 1242

Adam Smith, by James Tassie - NPG 3237

Adam Smith

by James Tassie
glass paste medallion, 1787
On display in Room 16 on Floor 3 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 3237

Adam Smith, after John Kay - NPG D16844

Adam Smith

after John Kay
reproduction of etching, (1790)
NPG D16844

Adam Smith, by Mackenzie, after  James Tassie - NPG D6775

Adam Smith

by Mackenzie, after James Tassie
stipple engraving, published 1809
NPG D6775

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