The Gallery holds the most extensive collection of portraits in the world. Search over 215,000 works, 150,000 of which are illustrated from the 16th Century to the present day.

Regency Portraits Catalogue

Sir Nicholas Conyngham Tindal (1776-1846), Chief Justice of Common Pleas

c.1820
Drawing by Abraham Wivell, probably made during the trial, is known from a stipple engraving by T. Wright published Kelly 10 April 1821, half-length facing in private dress, hands on a book; a variant appeared later, in wig, bands and black robes as Solicitor-General, published as no.25 by T. North, 162 Fleet Street.

1833
Miniature by Sir William Newton exhibited RA 1833 (840).

c.1833
Oil by John Lucas known from the mezzotint 'painted and engraved [by Lucas himself] 1833-4, published by F. G. Moon 1835', three-quarter-length seated to right in LCJ robes, reproduced in Arthur Lucas, John Lucas, 1910, plate XXXIII.

1847
Marble bust by E. H. Baily exhibited RA 5847 (1430); Baily's model for a statue 'in his judicial robes intended to be executed in marble' exhibited RA 1847 (1328); the statue itself is in Tindal Square, Chelmsford, near his birthplace.



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.