The Right Honorable Sir Nicolas Tindal. Lord Chief Justice of the Common Pleas.
Mezzotint on india paper, rare. Platemark: 505 x 380mm (19¾ x 15"). Light foxing in margins.
A portrait of Sir Nicholas Conyngham Tindal (1776 - 1846), seated, wearing a judge's robe and wig, holding a sheet in his right hand, which is inscribed 'In the matter of the Sergeants'. His left arm leans against a table, on which lies another piece of paper inscribed, 'The Rt Honble Sir N Tindal'. Sir Nicholas Conyngham Tindal was a celebrated English lawyer who successfully defended the then Queen of the United Kingdom, Caroline of Brunswick, at her trial for adultery in 1820. The original by Sir Thomas Phillips RA, now hangs in the Great Hall of Lincoln's Inn.
Ex Collection: The Honourable Christopher Lennox-Boyd.
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