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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

John Campbell, 2nd Marquess of Breadalbane (1796-1862), Politician; MP for Perthshire and Okehampton and Lord Chamberlain of the Household

A painting by J. M. Barclay was exhibited RA, 1850 (311), probably the painting attributed to Barclay in the collection of the Marquess of Breadalbane, Invereil, where there is also a painting by an unknown artist; a painting by Colvin Smith of 1842 is listed in R.C.M. Colvin Smith, The Life and Works of Colvin Smith, R.S.A. (1939), p 79 (77); an oil sketch of Breadalbane, with three other peers, by Sir George Harvey is in the Scottish NPG; a bust by B. Thorvaldsen is in the Thorvaidsen Museum, Copenhagen.


This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: Richard Ormond, Early Victorian Portraits, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1973, and is as published then. For the most up-to-date details on individual Collection works, we recommend reading the information provided in the Search the Collection results on this website in parallel with this text.