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James Sadler

2 of 10 portraits by Richard Evans

James Sadler, by Richard Evans, circa 1816 -NPG 4955 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Regency Portraits Catalogue

James Sadler

probably by Richard Evans
circa 1816
57 3/4 in. x 44 1/2 in. (1467 mm x 1130 mm)
NPG 4955

Physical descriptionback to top

Three-quarter-length seated facing, aged 65-70, crimson coat and breeches, white waistcoat, neckcloth and shirt-frill, steel spectacles in right hand, left hand on table with folded paper, inkstand, quills, red sealing wax, glass dish and cover, red safety lamp; sparse white hair, grey eyes, pale complexion, serious expression; green upholstered chair, crimson curtain and stone column background.

Provenanceback to top

Family possession, sold by Captain C. Sadler at Christie's 22 June 1973 (178) bought Leggatt for the NPG.


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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