1 of 6 portraits of Adam Smith
- Extended catalogue entry
Mid-Georgian Portraits Catalogue
after James Tassie
based on a work of circa 1787
3 3/4 in. x 2 3/4 in. (95 mm x 70 mm) oval
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Incised on the truncation: ADAM SMITH/IN HIS 64TH YEAR/1787 and Tassie F.
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Presented by James L. Caw 1899.
This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: John Ingamells, National Portrait Gallery: Mid-Georgian Portraits 1760-1790, National Portrait Gallery, 2004, 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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