© National Portrait Gallery, London
Sir James Mackintosh
by Charles Wilkin, published by T. Cadell & W. Davies, after Sir Thomas Lawrence Click on the links below to find out more
stipple engraving, published 16 August 1814 (exhibited 1804)
15 3/8 in. x 12 1/4 in. (392 mm x 310 mm) paper size
Bequeathed by (Frederick) Leverton Harris, 1927
- T. Cadell & W. Davies (active 1795-1817), Publishers. Artist associated with 234 portraits.
- Sir Thomas Lawrence (1769-1830), Portrait painter, collector and President of the Royal Academy. Artist associated with 684 portraits, Sitter in 25 portraits.
- Charles Wilkin (1750-1814), Printmaker. Artist associated with 11 portraits.
- NPG 45: Sir James Mackintosh (after)
- NPG D38102: Sir James Mackintosh (from same plate)
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