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.
Published Jan.y 15th 1769 by J. Boydell, Engraver, in Cheapside, London.
Mezzotint. 620 x 390mm (12½ x 15¼"). Fine with large margins. Tears in left margin taped.
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 iii of iii. Ex collection of the Hon. Christopher Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 38168] £380.00