Search the Collection

Sir James Mackintosh (1765-1832), Philosopher

Sitter in 7 portraits
Philosopher and a prominent Whig. He published Vindiciae Gallicae, 1791, in answer to Burke's Reflections on the French Revolution, but later came to admire Burke and to reject the French Revolution for 'its sanguinary history, its abominable principles and forever execrable leaders'.

List Thumbnail

45

Sir James Mackintosh

by Sir Thomas Lawrence
oil on canvas, exhibited 1804
NPG 45

D38102

Sir James Mackintosh

by Charles Wilkin, published by T. Cadell & W. Davies, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
stipple engraving, published 16 August 1814 (exhibited 1804)
NPG D38102

D15370

Sir James Mackintosh

by Charles Wilkin, published by T. Cadell & W. Davies, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
stipple engraving, published 16 August 1814 (exhibited 1804)
NPG D15370

D40983

A Political Ruse "Ye Bankes & Braes"

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 17 February 1830
NPG D40983

D38104

Sir James Mackintosh

by Isaac Ware Slater, printed by Charles Joseph Hullmandel, published by Joseph Dickinson, published by and after Joseph Slater
lithograph, published 3 July 1832
NPG D38104

D13688

Sir James Mackintosh

by William Greatbach, published by Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans, after John Opie
line engraving, published 1846
NPG D13688

D15371

Sir James Mackintosh

by William Ridley, published by Vernor & Hood, after John Opie
stipple engraving, published 1 February 1804
NPG D15371

Tell us moreback to top

Can you tell us more about this person? Spotted an error, something missing, or do you know anything that we don't know? If you have any information to share please complete the form below

What can you tell us?close

There are occasions when we are unsure of the identity of a sitter or artist, their life dates, occupation or have not recorded their family relationships. Sometimes we have not recorded the date of a portrait. Do you have specialist knowledge or a particular interest about any aspect of the portrait or sitter or artist that you can share with us? We would welcome any information that adds to and enhances our information and understanding about a particular portrait, sitter or artist.

Citationclose

How do you know this? Please could you let us know your source of information.

* Permission to publish (Privacy information)
Privacy Informationclose

The National Portrait Gallery will NOT use your information to contact you or store for any other purpose than to investigate or display your contribution. By ticking permission to publish you are indicating your agreement for your contribution to be shown on this collection item page. Please note your email address will not be displayed on the page nor will it be used for any marketing material or promotion of any kind.

Please ensure your comments are relevant and appropriate. Your contributions must be polite and with no intention of causing trouble. All contributions are moderated.

Your nameclose

If you tick permission to publish your name will appear above your contribution on our website.

Your Emailclose

Contributions are moderated. We'll need your email address so that we can follow up on the information provided and contact you to let you know when your contribution has been published.