Portrait of Major-General James Stuart by George Romney

Three quarter length portrait of Major General James Stuart, showing him in military dress and resting on a map of part of India.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
149 x 117 cm
Art Fund grant:
£2,100 ( Total: £3,150)
Acquired in:
1956
Vendor:
Christie's

He served in Nova Scotia, America, and India and quarrelled with Lord Macaulay, with whom he fought a duel and was severely wounded.

Provenance

H Crawford Stirling-Stuart.

Venue details

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

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