Sir David Dalrymple BT, and his Son, James Dalrymple by Sir John Baptiste de Medina

A touching portrayal of the relationship between father and son which shows parental protectiveness combined with pride and affection.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
122 x 99 cm
Acquired in:
1996
Vendor:
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.

Provenance

Painted for the sitter; thence by descent through the Dalrymple family, Newhailes, East Lothian.

Venue details

Newhailes Newhailes Road, MUSSELBURGH East Lothian EH21 6RY 0131 653 5599 www.nts.org.uk/Visit/Newhailes/

Entry details

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