London, South Kensington
11 December 2009
Sir Godfrey Kneller (Lübeck 1646-1723 London)
Portrait of Lord David Hay (1656-1726) of Belton House, nr. Dunbar, Scotland, half-length, in a brown robe with a fur collar, in a sculpted cartouche
signed 'G.Kneller' (lower left)
oil on canvas
30½ x 25 in. (77.5 x 63.5 cm.)
with Doig, Wilson & Wheatley, Ediburgh.
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Lord David Hay was the son of John Hay, 1st Marquess of Tweeddale and Lady Jane Scott. Belton House was built in 1685.
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