George Douglas Campbell, 8th Duke of Argyll

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George Douglas Campbell, 8th Duke of Argyll, by George Frederic Watts, circa 1860 - NPG 1263 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

George Douglas Campbell, 8th Duke of Argyll

by George Frederic Watts
oil on panel, circa 1860
23 1/2 in. x 19 1/2 in. (597 mm x 495 mm)
Given by George Frederic Watts, 1900
Primary Collection
NPG 1263

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  • George Frederic Watts (1817-1904), Painter and sculptor. Artist associated with 90 portraits, Sitter in 43 portraits.

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Barry is shown with a pair of compasses in his hand, resting his elbow on some partly unrolled architectural plans. These presumably relate to the new Houses of Parliament, part of which are seen under construction in the background.

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