John Byrne

Sir Raymond Johnstone, b. 1929. Businessman and public figure

About this artwork

Byrne’s portrait commemorates the personal, business and philanthropic interests of a man at the centre of Scottish public and commercial life for several decades. Sir Raymond was for many years Chairman of Murray Johnstone Ltd, Glasgow the firm of investment managers. He also served on the boards of Scottish Opera, the Nature Conservancy Council, the Forestry Commission and Nuclear Trust. Sir Raymond holds a medalic portrait of the artist with the date 93, the year the portrait was painted.

Updated before 2020

  • artist:
    John ByrneScottish (born 1940)
  • title:
    Sir Raymond Johnstone, b. 1929. Businessman and public figure
  • date created:
    1993
  • materials:
    Oil on canvas
  • measurements:
    91.50 x 76.00 cm (framed: 114.10 x 99.00 x 6.20 cm)
  • object type:
  • credit line:
    Gifted by the sitter, 2005
  • accession number:
    PG 3414
  • gallery:
  • depicted:
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John Byrne

John Byrne