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Early Georgian Portraits Catalogue

George Keith, 10th Earl Marischal (1693?-1778), Jacobite soldier

Jacobite, last Earl Marischal; succeeded to earldom, 1712; commanded cavalry at Sheriffmuir, 1715; led Spanish Jacobite expedition of 1719; retired, after Glenshiel, to the continent where he became intimate of Frederick the Great; named Prussian ambassador at Paris, 1751, governor of Neufchatel, 1752, and ambassador at Madrid, 1758; pardoned by George II, 1759; succeeded to Kintore estates, 1761, but recalled to Prussia by Frederick, 1764.

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Caw 1903
J. L. Caw, Scottish Portraits, 1903.

Cuthnell 1903
E. Cuthnell, Memoirs of Marischal Keith, 1915.

Taylor 1889
J. Taylor, The Scottish Friend of Frederick the Great, 1889.


This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: John Kerslake, Early Georgian Portraits, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1977, 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.