John Crerar entered the service of the Duke of Atholl in 1776, and Landseer met him at Blair Atholl during his first visit to Scotland in 1824.
The Keeper John Crerar with his Pony by Sir Edwin Landseer, 1824
© Perth Museum and Art Gallery
- Oil on board
- 59 x 43 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £1,000 ( Total: £2,600)
- Acquired in:
Crerar was a skilled gamekeeper as well as an accomplished musician and composer.
C.Porte; Collin Young to 1874; anon. sale, Sotheby's at Gleneagles, August 1978.