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Mid-Georgian Portraits Catalogue
by Peter Rouw
3 3/4 in. (95 mm) diameter
Inscriptionback to top
Incised on the truncation P. Rouw/Lo.. 1802; labels formerly verso: A Portrait of/James Watt Eq../Soho/Peter Rouw/Sculptor/Portland R../London and: A Portrait of/J. Watt Esqr/by Peter Rouw/Sculptor/Portland Road/London/1802.
This portraitback to top
Similar medallions dated 1803 are in the Victoria and Albert Museum (A.27.1941), the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (CM.147.1985) and the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery. 
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Provenanceback to top
Purchased from Samuel Pope 1864.
Exhibitionsback to top
Regency Portraits, Kenwood, 1986.
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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