Portrait of Alexander Wentworth, 2nd Baron Macdonald (1773-1824) by John Russell

This portrait depicts the 23 year old Alexander Macdonald of Armadale, Skye, seen against an extensive landscape in the manner of Gainsborough.

Details

Medium:
Pastel
Dimensions:
102 x 79 cm
Art Fund grant:
£780 ( Total: £3,560)
Acquired in:
1984
Vendor:
Trustees of Lord Macdonald Testamentary Trust

Alexander Macdonald went on to become a Member of Parliament for Saltash in 1798.

Provenance

Lord Macdonald; on loan to Paisley Art Gallery since 1964.

Venue details

Paisley Museum High Street, PAISLEY Renfrewshire PA1 2BA 0300 300 1210 www.renfrewshireleisure.com/paisleymuseum

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