John, 4th Marquess of Tweeddale by William Aikman

John, 4th Marquess of Tweeddale died 1762.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
128 x 102 cm
Acquired in:
1974
Vendor:
Mr Morris

The fourth Marquess was bred to the law and appointed an Extraordinary Lord of Session in 1721. He was principal keeper of His Majesty's signet for a time and was appointed Lord Justice General and governor of the Bank of Scotland in 1761. He also developed the family estates at Yester by enclosing fields and planting timber.

Provenance

By descent in the Tweeddale family; Peter Morris.

Venue details

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

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