Portrait of Douglas, 8th Duke of Hamilton on his Grand Tour .. by Jean Preud'Homme

Full title: 'Portrait of Douglas, 8th Duke of Hamilton,on his Grand Tour with his Physician Dr John Moore and the Latter's Son John'.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
97 x 75 cm
Art Fund grant:
£10,000 ( Total: £125,000)
Acquired in:
1992
Vendor:
Leger Galleries

Two sitters are full length, point to Great Britain on a Globe and look to the Duke. A view of Geneva is in the distance.

Provenance

Douglas, 8th Duke of Hamilton, the sitter; John Rushout, 2nd Baron Northwick; Northwick sale, Phillip's 1859; William, 11th Duke of Hamilton and by descent: Hamilton Palace sale, Christie's 1919; Colonel and Mrs Pollen, and by descent; Phillip&#

Venue details

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