Half-length portrait of William Wallace (1274-1305) dressed in armour, surrounded by a decorative border.

Produced as part of a decorative scheme, probably to be hung above a fireplace or doorway, as an expression of the owner's patriotism.

Provenance

Wauchopes of Niddrie Marshall, Edinburgh; W P Wallace, Priory Lodge, Cheltenham; Sotheby's 1974; Sotheby's 2003 (unsold); private collector.


Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum

Dumbarton Road, Stirling, FK8 2RQ
01786 471917
Website

Opening times

Tue – Sat, 10.30am – 7pm Sun, 2pm – 5pm

Back to top