James Mingay Esqr.
London, Published Octr. 10th. 1791, by Thos. Macklin, Poets Gallery, Fleet Street.
A fine mezzotint, title in closed capitals, 505 x 350mm. 19¾ x 13¾". Closed chip to left margin.
James Mingay (1752 - 1812), barrister, sitting in wig and robes, right elbow resting on the arm of the chair, left hand on a table to the right; inkwell and papers to right. As the result of a childhood accident he lost his right hand, and wore a hook in its place. His obituary in the Gentelman's Magaaine states that as an advocate he possess'd a 'persuasvie oratory, infinite wit, and most excellent fancy'. After George Romney (1734 - 1802).
Chaloner Smith 24 . NPG: D38842. Horne 82.
[Ref: 19495] £240.00