Thomas Lowten Esq.r.
London Published Nov.r. 4. 1808, by R. Cribb & Son, 288 Holborn.
Mezzotint, very fine with large margins. Platemark: 480 x 330mm (19 x 13"). Light foxing.
A portrait of Thomas Lowten (1747 - 1814), standing in front of a curtain, with the fašade of a building in the background. He is directed to the front, facing towards the left, wearing a dark gown, waistcoat, white neckerchief, frill, and a seal on a fob at his waist. A table is in front, with papers lettered "Temple Mansfield", "Tempe Kennyon", and book lettered "Bull Nisi Priu" in scraped letters to the left. Lowten was a solicitor, notable as a clerk of 'Nisi Prius', a term generally used for all legal actions tried before judges of the King's Bench Division.
Ex Collection: The Honourable Christopher Lennox-Boyd. W: 329.
[Ref: 35126] £380.00