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John Duke of Argyll: P.46-1958

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Current Location: In storage


John Duke of Argyll
Portrait of John Campbell, 4th Duke of Argyll, 1693-1770


Printmaker: Watson, James (printer)
Publisher: Boydell, John
Painter: Gainsborough, Thomas (After)



Legal notes

Given by Louis C. G. Clarke, Trinity Hall, April 1958

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1958) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray


18th Century
Production date: AD 1769


Inscriptions on bottom "John Duke of Argyll Hereditary great Master of the Household in Scotland, Colonel of His Majest's Fray Dragoons, Governor of Limerick, General of Horse & Knt. of the most Antient Order of the Thistle &c" and "Thos,, Gainsborough Pinxt." and "I. Boydell excudt, 1769." and "J. Watson fecit" and "Published Jany: 15th. 1769 by J. Boydell Engraver, in Cheapside, London."

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.46-1958
Primary reference Number: 206080
Chaloner Smith: 4
Goodwin (Watson): 60.III
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Created: Thursday 13 August 2015 Updated: Friday 21 January 2022 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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