A touching portrayal of the relationship between father and son which shows parental protectiveness combined with pride and affection.
Sir David Dalrymple BT, and his Son, James Dalrymple by Sir John Baptiste de Medina, c. 1695
- Oil on canvas
- 122 x 99 cm
- Acquired in:
- Trustees of Sir Mark Dalrymple's Trust
The portrait was incorporated in the rich overmantel in the Library Wing at Newhailes. Part of a grant for 4 portraits.
Painted for the sitter; thence by descent through the Dalrymple family, Newhailes, East Lothian.