Lord Dunmore was an important politician and soldier whose pro-native policy in America antagonised the Colonial settlers and precipitated the War of Independence.
Portrait of John Murray, 4th Earl of Dunmore by Sir Joshua Reynolds, 1765
© Scottish National Portrait Gallery
- Oil on canvas
- 238.1 x 146.7 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £25,000 ( Total: £332,000; Tax remission)
- Acquired in:
- Mrs Helen Zipperlen (through Christie's)
By descent to Mrs Murray; by descent to Mrs Zipperlen.