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Hugh Douglas Hamilton
1739–1808

Christopher Norton

Full screen

Medium
Pastel
Size
10 ½ × 9 inches · 266 × 228 mm
Notes
Inscribed bottom right ‘P. Byres’
Drawn 1782
Collections
  • James Byres of Tonley; recorded in the 1790 inventory of Byres' house, Strada Paolina, Rome, as in the writing room;
  • Patrick Byres of Tonley, and by descent;
  • Christie's, London, 22nd November 1977, lot 108;
  • with Colnaghi, London.
Literature
  • Francis Russell, 'Batoni's Mrs Sandilands and other portraits from the collection of James Byres', Burlington Magazine, CXX, 1978, pp. 114-17, fig. 77;
  • Brinsley Ford, 'The Byres Family', NACF Review, 1984, p. 115;
  • Neil Jeffares, Dictionary of pastellists, online edition.

Private collection, USA