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Fox Maule-Ramsay, 2nd Baron Panmure and 11th Earl of Dalhousie

Fox Maule-Ramsay, 2nd Baron Panmure and 11th Earl of Dalhousie, by Thomas Duncan, circa 1838 -NPG 2537 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Fox Maule-Ramsay, 2nd Baron Panmure and 11th Earl of Dalhousie

by Thomas Duncan
circa 1838
9 3/8 in. x 5 7/8 in. (238 mm x 149 mm)
NPG 2537

Inscriptionback to top

Inscribed (bottom of the drawing): This rough sketch is intended as the model/for size, style of vignetting, character & shape of back-/-ground and position on the steel of the/Portrait of the Honble Fox Maule.

This portraitback to top

The inscription probably refers to the engraving by J. Porter, after a painting by Duncan, published Hodgson and Graves, 1838 (example in NPG). The location of Duncan's original oil portrait is not now known. The NPG water-colour is identical in pose to Porter's engraving though much more sketchy.

Provenanceback to top

Iolo Williams, presented by him, 1932.


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.

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