By Monro Mackie, signed and dated 1923. Oil on canvas 32 x 26 ins. Noel Lucy Martha only daughter of Thomas Dyer-Edwardes of Prinknash, Glos. Married 1900, Norman Evelyn, 19th Earl of Rothes. They had 2 sons, Malcolm born 1902 and John born 1909. Her first husband died 1927 and she married 2ndly Col.Claud Macfie […]
A Follower of Sir John Baptiste Medina. Oil on canvas. Oval 29 X 24ins. Younger daughter of John, Duke of Rothes and Anne Lindsay. Married James, 3rd Marquis of Montrose, circa 1681,and was the mother of the 1st Duke of Montrose. The Marquis died in 1684 and she married secondly Sir John Bruce of Balcaskie […]
By L. Schunemann. Oil on canvas 48 x 39 ins. Companion portrait to his wife Anne (P26) by the same artist. Not inscribed but undoubtedly the Duke in his robes as Lord High Chancellor of Scotland. Purchased from Sothebys 2004 on closure of Leslie House. Extensively restored and cleaned by James H. Barry 2004.
17th century portrait by unknown artist. Oil on canvas, oval 26 x 21 ins. Thought to be David Leslie, 1st Lord Newark, date and period are correct and likeness to engraving E15. Coronet incorporated in ornate frame indicates a member of the peerage. Served as a colonel in the Swedish army until recalled to Scotland […]
Unknown Scottish Artist. Oil on board, oval 30 x 24 ins. Pink doublet, silver buttons, black jerkin with gold buttons, gold sword hilt, blue-grey eyes, brown hair background shadowed. Legend corrected to 5th Earl. Cleaned etc Michael Leslie, 1994. Eldest son of George, 4th Earl’s 3rd marriage to Agnes Somerville. Succeeded his father as 5th […]
By John Baptiste Medina and his studio. Oil on canvas 50 X 40 ins. Seated with her eldest son, John as a young boy, by her side. Blue dress, gold coloured drape. Both images inscribed ‘Lady Jean Hay 2nd daugther of John 2nd Marq. Tweeddale married John 8th Earl of Rothes.’ and ‘ John Lord […]
Probably by Gerald Soest Oil on canvas 50 x 40 ins. Inscribed incorrectly as sons of the 8th Earl. Two sons of John, 9th Earl and his wife Jean Hay (q.v.) On the right Charles, 2nd son see P30. On the left Thomas, 3rd son. Thomas was equerry to the Prince of Wales 1742. Wounded […]
Unknown artist (circa 1650) Oil on canvas 28 x 24 ins. Portrait of Mrs Elizabeth Leslie, half length, wearing a grey dress with white underbodice and a pink indian shawl, set in a painted oval. Inscribed ‘LL Mrs Eliz Leslie, daughter of Sir John Leslie of Newton, married to the Laird of Grange.’
By William Aikman Oil on canvas. 50 x 40 ins. Three quarter length in green gold-embroidered suit. The Hon: Charles Leslie was the 2nd son of John, 9th Earl of Rothes. Joined a Scottish regiment in the service of the States of Holland attaining the rank of Colonel. He died in London 1769.
By Thomas Bardwell. Oil on canvas 72 x 48 ins Cut from a larger canvas, full length. The lady in a silver dress with a blue scarf, hat and ribbons, the boy in pink, holding a hat in his left hand. In a wooded landscape. Literature: M. Kirby Talley, Jr., Thomas Bardwell of Burgoy, Walpole […]
Probably by Jeremiah Davison Oil on canvas, 48 x 39 ins. In Peeress’s robes, blue-green drape. Wrongly inscribed; ‘Hannah, Daughter/of John 2nd Marqs of Tweedale/Married to John, 9th Earl of Rothes.’ Hannah Howard was the daughter of Matthew Howard of Norfolk, who married John, 10th Earl of Rothes in 1741. They had 2 sons and […]
By James Gunn, signed. Oil on canvas 50 x 30ins. In dress uniform of the Royal Company of Archers. Malcolm George Dyer-Edwardes succeeded as 20th Earl on the death of his father in 1927. In 1926 he married Beryl Dugdale, daughter of Lionel Dugdale of Crathorne, Yorks. They had 1 son and 2 daughters. Brought […]
By John Baptiste de Medina Oil on canvas 49 x 40 ins. Blue dress, red drape, sunset background. Inscribed: ‘Margaret/Countess of Rothes, Eldest/Daughter + heir of John, Duke of Rothes/Married to Chas, 5th Earl of Haddington.’ Margaret was the daughter of the 7th Earl and therefore 8th in succession, her son therefore became the 9th […]
By John Baptiste de Medina and his studio Oil on canvas 49 x 40 ins. Blue dress, pink drape and blue sky. Possibly old Leslie House with Italian garden in the background. Inscribed: ‘Lady Jean Hay/2nd daughter of John 2nd Marqs. of Tweedale/Married to John, 8th Earl of Rothes’. Lady Jean Hay was the daughter […]
Attributed to Laporte. Gouache 19 x 24ins. Cleaned and treated with fungicide June 1978 by Miss Jane McAusland who attributed the picture to Nattes.
By Edward Halliday, signed and dated 1947. Oil on canvas 21 x 26 ins. Lady Jean Mckenzie, Lady Eve Mackworth-Young and Lord Leslie painted by the River Wylye.
School of Hoppner Oil on canvas 29 x 24 ins. Great grandfather of Noel, Countess of Rothes (P24). 1811 married Eleanor Margaret eldest daughter of Sir James Naysmith, she died 1844. They had 12 children, 5 sons and 3 daughters surviving them. The second son, James, married Lucy Drummond and their daughter, Clementina, married Thomas […]
Circle of John Michael Wright. Oil on canvas 56 x 68 ins. Seated three-quarter length, Charles in a brown cloak, Margaret in a white dress. With identifying inscription. The basket of flowers between them probably indicates an early betrothal portrait. They married in 1674 and had three sons. The eldest, John succeeded his mother as […]
By John Scougal Oil on canvas 48 x 37ins. Wrongly inscribed as 8th Earl, 9th Earl, son of Margaret, 8th Countess. There is likely to be some connection between this portrait and the previous smaller picture P19. On loan.
Attr. John or David Scougal Oil on canvas. 50 x 40ins. Lady Christian Leslie, 2nd daughter of John, 7th Earl (later Duke) of Rothes and Anne Lindsay was born 1661. Married 1st. 1681 James, 3rd Marquis of Montrose and was the mother of the 1st Duke of Montrose; 2nd. 1687 Sir John Bruce of Kinross, […]
Circle of Sir Peter Lely. Oil on canvas 50 x 40 ins Three-quarter length, in a brown coat, in a landscape. With identifying inscription. John, eldest son of John, 9th Earl and Lady Jean Hay succeeded his father as 10th Earl in 1722. 1746 the abolition of heritable offices forced him to relinquish the office […]
By Edward Seago, signed and dated 1951. Oil on canvas 23 x 19 ins. Head and shoulders, carrying a gun over his shoulder. In 1955 he married Marigold Evans Bevan, only daughter of Sir David Evans Bevan of Glamorgan. They had 2 sons.
By H.C. Ellsby signed and dated 1938. Oil on canvas 20 x 16 ins. Ian Lionel Malcolm, only son of Malcolm, 20th Earl and his wife Beryl, born 1932, died 2005. Seated holding a teddy bear.
By James Gunn, signed. Oil on canvas 17 x 13 ins. A portrait study for a larger portrait (P25 – destroyed by fire). The larger portrait was started in 1938, but not completed before the outbreak of WW2. This study was painted after the war, 1947, to complete the larger work.
By Sir Joshua Reynolds. Oil on canvas 49 x 39 ins. Red jacket, gold facings, pink sash and Order of the Thistle. A copy from the collection of the Earl of Haddington was sold at Sothebys Tyninghame sale 1987. Engraved Mezzotint by J. McArdell. Cleaned 1984. The dress uniform clearly shows the green sash of […]
By John Michael Wright. Oil on canvas 50 x 40 ins. Black armour, brown lance, white sash, cravat and plume, servant in the background in blue, horse with red saddlecloth. Inscribed: ‘John Duke of Rothes/Lord High Treasurer, Lord Keeper/of the Great Seal + afterwards Lord High Chancellor of Scotland + c.’ Engraving incorrectly states as […]
by George Percy Jacomb-Hood, signed and dated ’04 Oil on canvas 56 x 44 ins. Three-quarter length by a table, in the uniform of The Royal Company of Archers. The only son of Martin and Georgina Haworth Leslie. Martin, eldest son of Mary Elizabeth, 18th Countess, had died before his mother in 1882, so when […]
Jacob Schunemann. Oil on Canvas 47 x 38 ins. Wearing the Chancellor’s robes. Inscribed ‘John, Duke of Rothes’. In 1651 he carried the Sword of State at the Coronation of Charles ll at Scone. Captured at the battle of Worcester 1651, returned to Scotland 1655 and finally liberated 1658 on payment of a fine to […]