About this artwork

Lady Lucy Manners was the wife of the second Duke of Montrose. Her portrait is an early work by Ramsay, painted the year after he returned from his first visit to Italy, to start a successful portrait practice in London.

Updated before 2020

  • artist:
    Allan RamsayScottish (1713 - 1784)
  • title:
    Lady Lucy Manners, Duchess of Montrose (1717 - 1788)
  • date created:
    Dated 1739
  • materials:
    Oil on canvas
  • measurements:
    74.00 x 61.60 cm (framed: 94.60 x 81.70 x 7.40 cm)
  • object type:
  • credit line:
    Bequest of Mrs Nisbet Hamilton Ogilvy of Biel 1921
  • accession number:
    NG 1524
  • gallery:
  • photographer:
    Antonia Reeve
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Allan Ramsay

Allan Ramsay