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Sir Nicholas Conyngham Tindal

Sir Nicholas Conyngham Tindal, by Thomas Phillips, 1840 -NPG 482 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Regency Portraits Catalogue

Sir Nicholas Conyngham Tindal

by Thomas Phillips
55 1/2 in. x 43 3/4 in. (1410 mm x 1111 mm)
NPG 482

This portraitback to top

The portrait is listed in Phillips's Sitter Book under 1840 but with no indication of who commissioned it; it appears without provenance in E. S. Bain's Catalogue of Portraits in Serjeants' Inn, 1868, p 4.

Physical descriptionback to top

Three-quarter-length seated in Chief Justice's robes, chain of SS, full bottomed grey wig, holding paper in his right hand inscribed: In the Matter of the Serjeants ... and on a paper to right: The Rt Hon. Sir N. Tindal; dark grey eyes, swarthy complexion, smooth-shaven except for tufts of grey hair at the corners of his lower lip.

Provenanceback to top

The Hon Society of Judges and Sergeants-at-Law and given by them in 1877.

Exhibitionsback to top

RA 1840 (168); on loan to the Royal Courts of Justice since 1958.

Reproductionsback to top

Mezzotint by H. Cousins published Colnaghi & Puckle 1842, the NPG impression presented by Serjeants' Inn 1877.

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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