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James Gambier, 1st Baron Gambier

2 of 127 portraits by Joseph Slater

Regency Portraits Catalogue

James Gambier, 1st Baron Gambier

by Joseph Slater
1813
13 1/2 in. x 10 7/8 in. (343 mm x 276 mm)
NPG 1982

Inscriptionback to top

Signed and dated lower right: J. Slater 17 Newman Street/1813.

Physical descriptionback to top

Three-quarter-length seated in vice-admiral's full-dress uniform, one Naval Gold Medal (St Vincent), holding a paper, sword on table left; scanty white hair, grey eyes, fresh complexion.

Provenanceback to top

Miss Sumner; sold to the NPG by Campbell Dauncy 1923.

Exhibitionsback to top

RA 1813 (610); Royal Naval Exhibition, Chelsea 1891 (1687 2X) lent by Miss Sumner; a label removed from the back (in registered packet in NPG archive) for the 'Hanover Exhibition at the New Gallery 1890-91 ... lent by J. Lyon Thurlow, Reg No. 292-5' but there is no mention of it in the catalogue.


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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