Portrait of John Maitland, 1st Duke of Lauderdale by Samuel Cooper

Half-length portrait of John Maitland, 1st Duke of Lauderdale (1616-1682) is depicted facing the viewer, head slightly turned to the right wearing a white lace collar, blue and gold brocade jacket trimmed in red over a white shirt.

Details

Medium:
Watercolour on card
Dimensions:
9 x 7 cm
Art Fund grant:
£500 ( Total: £2,100)
Acquired in:
1961
Vendor:
Christie's

Lauderdale was a supported of Charles II and his Secretary for Scotland. In 1664, he had just emerged from an attempt by his enemies to destroy his power.

Provenance

A.Staal; Private Collector

Venue details

National Portrait Gallery St Martin's Place, LONDON London WC2H 0HE 020 7306 0055 www.npg.org.uk

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