Sir John Archibald Murray, Lord Murray, 1779 - 1859. Judge
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Sir John Archibald Murray, Lord Murray, 1779 - 1859. Judge 1856
  • Scottish Art
The son of the Scottish judge, Lord Henderland, John Murray embarked on a legal career and was active in promoting the 1832 Reform Act, when he was Member of Parliament for Leith. Appointed Lord Advocate in 1834 and 1835-9, he was knighted and made a judge in 1839. He was also one of the original contributors to the famous journal, the ‘Edinburgh Review’.

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  • Acc. No. PG 1066
  • Medium Oil on canvas
  • Size 127.00 x 101.60 cm (framed: 156.50 x 129.50 x 7.80 cm)
  • Credit Bequeathed by Lady Murray to the National Gallery of Scotland 1861; transferred