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The Scottish National Portrait Gallery of Scotland

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

The Scottish NationThe Scottish National Portrait Gallery is an art museum on Queen Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, which holds the national collections of portraits, all of which are of, but not necessarily by, Scots. In addition it also holds the Scottish National Photography Collection. Since 1889 it has been housed in its red sandstone Gothic revival building, designed by Robert Rowand Anderson and built between 1885 and 1890, donated by John Ritchie Findlay, owner of The Scotsman newspaper.

The building is in red sandstone from Corsehill from Dumfriesshire, with a combination of Arts and Crafts and 13th-century Gothic influences, and drawing on the Doges Palace in Venice for its treatment of a rectangular Gothic palace.

The museum's collection totals some 3,000 paintings and sculptures, 25,000 prints and drawings, and 38,000 photographs.[7] The collection essentially begins in the Renaissance, initially with works mainly by foreign artists of Scottish royalty, nobility, and mainly printed portraits of clergymen and writers; the most notable paintings were mostly made on the Continent (often during periods of exile from the turbulent Scottish political scene).

Members of the Douglas family feature in the collection both as subjects and as artists.

 

Artists:

  • Hugh Douglas Hamilton
  • Sir William Fettes Douglas
  •  Lucinda Douglas-Menzies

     

    Subjects: "../agnes_douglas.htm">Agnes Douglas, Countess of Argyll

  • Douglas Douglas-Hamilton, 14th Duke of Hamilton
  • Sir James Douglas, 'The Good'
  • Bishop Gavin Douglas
  • James Douglas, 4th Earl of Morton
  • James Douglas, 14th Earl of Morton, and family
  • Archibald Douglas, 5th Earl of Angus
  • Archibald, 3rd Earl of Douglas
  • Archibald, 5th Earl of Angus
  • Sir William Douglas, Knight of Liddesdale
  • Sir William Fettes Douglas - He was an office bearer of the antiquaries 1890-9
  • Lady Frances Scott, later Lady Douglas
  • George Douglas of Lochleven
  • James Douglas, 2nd Duke of Queensberry
  • Alexander Frederick Douglas-Home, Baron Home of the Hirsel
  • Susannah Douglas, Mrs Alexander Murray of Cringletie  
  • * The coat of arms of Archibald Douglas, 5th Earl of Angus, Archibald, Earl of Douglas and Sir James Douglas are in a stained glass window off the Central Hall on the first floor.

     

     

    If you think these lists are incomplete, please let me know. Any contribution will be gratefully accepted

     

     




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