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John Braham

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Regency Portraits Catalogue

John Braham

by Richard Dighton
1815-1820
8 7/8 in. x 7 1/8 in. (226 mm x 182 mm)
NPG 1637

Physical descriptionback to top

Whole-length standing in profile to left aged about 40, black frock-coat with dark blue collar and neckcloth to match, light yellow gloves, black top-hat in left hand, cane in right, black trousers and pointed shoes with bows; brown curly hair (or wig), bushy whiskers, hooked nose, dark eyes.

Provenanceback to top

A. D. Kettle and bought from him 1911 - 'It came into my hands a few weeks back at a private sale' (letter in registered packet in NPG archive).

Exhibitionsback to top

'Anglo-Jewish Art & History', V & A Museum, 1956 (337).


This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: Richard Walker, Regency Portraits, National Portrait Gallery, 1985, and is as published then. For the most up-to-date details on individual Collection works, we recommend reading the information provided in the Search the Collection results on this website in parallel with this text.

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