Robert Ker, 4th Earl of Roxburghe

1 portrait

Robert Ker, 4th Earl of Roxburghe, by John Smith, after  David Paton, 1698 - NPG D11945 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Robert Ker, 4th Earl of Roxburghe

by John Smith, after David Paton
mezzotint, 1698
6 3/8 in. x 4 5/8 in. (162 mm x 119 mm) plate size, small margins
Purchased, 1944
Reference Collection
NPG D11945

Click on the links below to find out more:

Sitterback to top

Artistsback to top

  • David Paton (active 1668-1693), Artist. Artist associated with 12 portraits.
  • John Smith (1652-1743), Engraver. Artist associated with 1180 portraits, Sitter in 4 portraits.

Related worksback to top

  • NPG D18992: Robert Ker, 4th Earl of Roxburghe (from same plate)
  • NPG D19972: Robert Ker, 4th Earl of Roxburghe (from same plate)

Subject/Themeback to top

Tell us moreback to top

Can you tell us more about this portrait? Spotted an error, something missing, or do you know anything that we don't know? If you have any information to share please complete the form below

What can you tell us?close

There are occasions when we are unsure of the identity of a sitter or artist, their life dates, occupation or have not recorded their family relationships. Sometimes we have not recorded the date of a portrait. Do you have specialist knowledge or a particular interest about any aspect of the portrait or sitter or artist that you can share with us? We would welcome any information that adds to and enhances our information and understanding about a particular portrait, sitter or artist.


How do you know this? Please could you let us know your source of information.

* Permission to publish (Privacy information)
Privacy Informationclose

The National Portrait Gallery will NOT use your information to contact you or store for any other purpose than to investigate or display your contribution. By ticking permission to publish you are indicating your agreement for your contribution to be shown on this collection item page. Please note your email address will not be displayed on the page nor will it be used for any marketing material or promotion of any kind.

Please ensure your comments are relevant and appropriate. Your contributions must be polite and with no intention of causing trouble. All contributions are moderated.

Your nameclose

If you tick permission to publish your name will appear above your contribution on our website.

Your Emailclose

Contributions are moderated. We'll need your email address so that we can follow up on the information provided and contact you to let you know when your contribution has been published.