'David Melville, 3rd Earl of Leven'

'David Melville, 3rd Earl of Leven'

'David Melville, 3rd Earl of Leven'
Ivory portrait
Signed by David Le Marchand (1674-1726)
Scotland (Edinburgh)
About 1700
Ivory
Museum no. A.123-1956
Bequeathed by Dr W.L. Hildburgh FSA

Le Marchand was a French ivory carver who opened a shop in Edinburgh in 1696, but later moved to London. Lord Leven (1660-1728) was a military commander serving on the Continent and in Scotland.