About this artwork

Allan Murray is a distinguished Hong-Kong based financier and collector of Scottish art, who has been a generous lender to and supporter of the National Galleries of Scotland over many years. Allan and his wife Carol were major donors to Portrait of the Nation, the Scottish National Portrait Gallery’s recent refurbishment project. They both appear in the Donor Window on the east staircase. Allan is a keen golfer and here takes his place alongside past Scottish greats of the game. A champion of Scotland in Hong Kong for thirty-five years, he has worked for Jardine Fleming, Chase Manhattan and is currently Chairman of J P Morgan Equity Broking HK.

  • title:
    Allan Murray, b. 1943
  • accession number:
    PG 3700
  • artist:
    John ByrneScottish (born 1940)
  • gallery:
  • object type:
  • materials:
    Oil on canvas
  • date created:
    2011-12
  • measurements:
    (framed: 94.70 x 80.30 x 7.00 cm)
  • credit line:
    Bought in 2012 by The Fine Art Society and the patrons of the National Galleries of Scotland.
  • copyright:
    © John Byrne. All Rights Reserved, DACS 2018.
  • photographer:
    Antonia Reeve

John Byrne

John Byrne