The Keeper John Crerar with his Pony by Sir Edwin Landseer

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.

Details

Medium:
Oil on board
Dimensions:
59 x 43 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,000 ( Total: £2,600)
Acquired in:
1978
Vendor:
Sotheby's

Crerar was a skilled gamekeeper as well as an accomplished musician and composer.

Provenance

C.Porte; Collin Young to 1874; anon. sale, Sotheby's at Gleneagles, August 1978.

Venue details

Perth Museum and Art Gallery 78 George Street, PERTH Perth and Kinross PH1 5LB 01738 632488 www.pkc.gov.uk/museums

Entry details

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