Battle of Glenshiel by Peter Tillemans

This is a contemporary and highly accurate depiction of the battle of Glenshiel.

Details

Category:
Military
Medium:
Oil on canvas Dimensions: 118 x 165 cm
Art Fund grant:
£2,000 ( Total: £12,012)
Acquired in:
1985
Vendor:
Leggatt's

This painting was originally catalogued as the Battle of Killiecrankie of 1689.

Provenance

Christie's, 1984; described as 'The Battle of Killiecrankie, 1689... signed and dated January 10, 1689'.

Venue details

Scottish National Portrait Gallery 1 Queen Street Edinburgh EH2 1JD 0131 624 6200 www.nationalgalleries.org

Entry details

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