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James Ward

James Ward, by James Ward, 1848 -NPG 309 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Regency Portraits Catalogue

James Ward

by James Ward
24 1/4 in. x 20 3/4 in. (616 mm x 527 mm)
NPG 309

Inscriptionback to top

Inscribed lower right: aged 79/1848.

Physical descriptionback to top

Head and shoulders to left in yellow spotted dressing-gown over dark green coat and white shirt; bald, sparse white hair, luxuriant white beard, dark brown eyes, clear pink complexion, red lips; plain dark brown background.

Provenanceback to top

Family possession and given by his son George Raphael Ward 1870.

Reproductionsback to top

Woodcut by C. H. Wilson in Illustrated London News, 35, 1859, p 603.

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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