Sir James Dalrymple BT MP by Allan Ramsay

An informal three quarter length portrait of Sir James Dalrymple (1692-1751) in situ in the dining room at Newhailes shortly before James Norie the Elder painted the room in 1739.

Details

Category:
Portrait
Medium:
Oil on canvas Dimensions: 124.5 x 101 cm
Acquired in:
1996
Vendor:
Trustees of Sir Mark Dalrymple's Trust

The sitter was Auditor of the Court of Exchequer in Scotland. Part of a grant for 4 portraits.

Provenance

Painted for the sitter; thence by descent through the Dalrymple family, Newhailes, East Lothian.

Venue details

Newhailes Newhailes Road, Musselburgh East Lothian EH21 6RY 0131 665 1546 www.nts.org.uk/Property/Newhailes

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £12.50)

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