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James Drummond, 4th Earl of Perth

James Drummond, 4th Earl of Perth, by John Riley, based on a work of circa 1686 -NPG 2153 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Later Stuart Portraits Catalogue

James Drummond, 4th Earl of Perth

after John Riley
based on a work of circa 1686
4 3/4 in. x 3 1/2 in. (120 mm x 90 mm) overall
NPG 2153

This portraitback to top

NPG 2153 uses the head of the Riley pattern of c.1686.

Referenceback to top

Piper 1963
D. Piper, Catalogue of the Seventeenth Century Portraits in the National Portrait Gallery 1625-1714, 1963, p 272.

Provenanceback to top

Bequeathed by William Barclay Squire1 1927.

1 1855-1927, librarian at the Royal College of Music.

Exhibitionsback to top

Royal House of Stuart, New Gallery, London, 1889, no.709 [sic] lent Squire.

This extended catalogue entry is from the National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: John Ingamells, National Portrait Gallery: Later Stuart Portraits 1685–1714, National Portrait Gallery, 2009, 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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