ACTIVE IN SCOTLAND 1654 - 1682
PORTRAIT OF LORD DAVID HAY (1656-1726)
Commissioned by the sitter's father, John Hay, 2nd Earl and 1st Marquess of Tweeddale (1625-1697);
By descent to his eldest son, John Hay, 2nd Marquess of Tweeddale (1645-1713), the sitter's brother;
Thence by descent to William George Montagu Hay, 11th Marquess of Tweeddale (1884-1967), at Yester House, East Lothian;
With Thomas Agnew & Sons, London.
London, Royal Academy, The Age of Charles II, 1960-61, no. 458.
Yester papers, 10 March 1668, National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh, MS 14636;
E. Waterhouse, The Dictionary of 16th & 17th Century British Painters, Woodbridge 1988, p. 241, reproduced (as by John Scougall);
R. K. Marshall, 'Scougall family (per. c.1650–c.1740)', Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press 2004, online edition, May 2009.