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James Northcote

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Regency Portraits Catalogue

James Northcote

by James Northcote
1829
8 3/4 in. x 7 1/4 in. (222 mm x 184 mm)
NPG 3026

Physical descriptionback to top

Head and shoulders slightly to left inscribed in ink along top: the oldest Picture in the Folio, and on the back of the old mount: First day of my studying this month/Weak eyes. 83 years of age.

Provenanceback to top

Given among a small group of drawings by M. H. Spielmann 1939 (see Richard Ormond, National Portrait Gallery: Early Victorian Portraits, 1973, Dunlop, Jerdan and Praed).


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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