[John Duke of Argyll. Hereditary Great Master of the Household in Scotland, Colonel of His Majesty's Grey Dragoons, Governor of Limerick, General of Horse & Kn.t of the most Antient Order of the Thistle.]
Tho.s Gainsborough Pinx.t. J. Watson fecit.
J. Boydell excudit Jan.ry 12th 1769.
Fine mezzotint, scratched-letter proof before title. 620 x 390mm (12½ x 15¼"). Trimmed into plate at bottom, thread margins elsewhere, mounted on album sheet, some creasing. Full length portrait of John Campbell (General John Campbell (c.1693-1770), 4th Duke of Argyll, wearing peer's robes, the chain of the Order of the Thistle, one hand on his coronet, the other holding the baton of Hereditary Master of the King's Household. Gainsborough's original oil is part of the National Galleries of Scotland's collection at Duff House.
CS 4 i of ii.
[Ref: 43495] £450.00
David Scott Esq.r M.P.
Painted by Geo. Romney Esq.r. Engraved by Jn.o Young, Engraver in Mezzotinto to his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales.
London, July 16.th 1798, Published by Jn.o Young, No.58, Upper Charlotte Street, Fitzroy Square.
Mezzotint. 616 x 410mm (24¼ x 16¼") large margins. Repaired tear through inscription area, other small nicks, creases. David Scott (1746-1805) of Dunninald, a very successful Scottish merchant in Bombay, director of the East India Company and a Member of Parliament. The original oil, painted 1780, is in the collection of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.
CS: 61. Ex collection of the Hon. Christopher Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 43497] £320.00
Ancienne Porte a Stirling. Old Gate-way at Stirling.
Dess. par F.A. Pernot. Lith. par Bonington
Lith. de Villain. 
Lithograph, sheet 200 x 260mm (8 x 10¼"). Trimmed. Lithograph by Richard Parkes Bonington (1802-28), the precociously talented landscape painter and lithographer, after François Aleandre Pernot (1793-1865). Pernot travelled in Scotland in 1824 and while there made the drawings which later became the set of views 'Vues pittoresques de l'Ecosse, d'après nature'. These were published by Gosselin in 1826-28 and were originally accompanied by a text written by Amédée Pichot.
[Ref: 43444] £140.00