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Portrait miniature - James Drummond, the 4th Earl of Perth

James Drummond, the 4th Earl of Perth

  • Object:

    Portrait miniature

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (probably, made)

  • Date:

    ca. late 17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    White, Robert, born 1645 - died 1703 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    plumbago on vellum on card

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Miss Grace Valentine Stephenson as part of the R. H. Stephenson Bequest

  • Museum number:

    P.95-1929

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case RMC, shelf 6, box A

Physical description

Portrait miniature of James Drummond, the 4th Earl of Perth.

Place of Origin

Britain (probably, made)

Date

ca. late 17th century (made)

Artist/maker

White, Robert, born 1645 - died 1703 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

plumbago on vellum on card

Marks and inscriptions

RWhite / ad vivum / fecit / 1685
signed on the right

Dimensions

Height: 5.0625 in, Width: 4 in

Descriptive line

Plumbago on vellum portrait miniature of James Drummond, the 4th Earl of Perth, by Robert White. Great Britain, ca. late 17th century.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1929, London: Board of Education, 1930.
Summary Catalogue of Miniatures in the Victoria and Albert Museum, Haslemere: Emmett Microform, 1981.

Materials

Vellum; Plumbago

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Earl; Portrait; Jacobite

Categories

Drawings; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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