Lot 4
  • 4

Studio of Allan Ramsay

5,000 - 7,000 GBP
10,000 GBP
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  • Allan Ramsay
  • Portrait of Mary Stuart (d. 1739), half-length, wearing a pink dress and a blue cloak
  • inscribed on the reverse with the identity of the sitter
  • oil on canvas, in a painted oval
  • 76.5 x 63.5 cm.; 30 x 25 in.


List of Portraits at Fettercairn House, 1924, p. 12 (Long Passage).

Catalogue Note

Mary Stuart of Castlemilk married John Belsches of Invermay (1710-53), eldest son of Alexander Belsches who acquired the estate of Invermay in Perthshire. She was the daughter of Daniel Stuart (1670-1708), ancestor of the Stuarts of Fettercairn. Her daughter Emilia (1730-1807) (see lot 321) married William Belsches of Tofts (1717-53).