James Smithson

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Provenance
Mrs. Fitall, widow of Smithson’s servant John; sold through (H.P. Bohn) to Smithsonian,1849; accessioned by NPG 1996
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
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1786
Object number
NPG.96.28
Artist
James Roberts, 1753 - c. 1809
Sitter
James Smithson, c. 1765 - 1829
Topic
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair
Printed Material\Book
Exterior\Landscape
Costume\Academic cap and gown
James Smithson: Male
James Smithson: Education\Founder
James Smithson: Science and Technology\Scientist\Chemist
Portrait
Place
United Kingdom\England
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
Frame: 59.7 x 47 x 7.6cm (23 1/2 x 18 1/2 x 3")
National Portrait Gallery
Type
Painting