Portrait of John Murray, 4th Earl of Dunmore by Sir Joshua Reynolds

Lord Dunmore was an important politician and soldier whose pro-native policy in America antagonised the Colonial settlers and precipitated the War of Independence.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
238.1 x 146.7 cm
Art Fund grant:
£25,000 ( Total: £332,000; Tax remission)
Acquired in:
1992
Vendor:
Mrs Helen Zipperlen (through Christie's)

Provenance

By descent to Mrs Murray; by descent to Mrs Zipperlen.

Venue details

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

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