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Sir James Mackintosh

Sir James Mackintosh, by Sir Thomas Lawrence, exhibited 1804 -NPG 45 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Regency Portraits Catalogue

Sir James Mackintosh

by Sir Thomas Lawrence
exhibited 1804
36 3/4 in. x 29 in. (933 mm x 737 mm)
NPG 45

Physical descriptionback to top

Half-length head to right, in scarlet and black robes of Recorder of Bombay, holding a book; reddish-brown hair, grey eyes, pale complexion.

Provenanceback to top

Family possession and given by his son Robert James Mackintosh 1858.

Exhibitionsback to top

RA 1804 (157); Third Exhibition of National Portraits, South Kensington, 1868 (227).

Reproductionsback to top

Large stipple vignette by Wilkin for Cadell's Contemporary Portraits, 1814, stipple by Cochran for Jerdan's National Portrait Gallery, 1833, stipple by Freeman for Chambers, Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen, 1835 and line engraving by E. Smith for the frontispiece to his Memoirs, 1836.


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.

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