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

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.


Newhailes Road, Musselburgh, East Lothian, EH21 6RY
0131 653 5599

Opening times

House by guided tour only

1 Apr - 30 Jun, Thu-Mon, Tours: 12pm-3.30pm

1 Jul - 31 Aug, daily, Tours: 12pm-3.30pm

1 Sep - 30 Oct, Thu-Mon, Tours: 12pm-3.30pm

Please visit the Newhailes website for full seasonal opening times.

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