David Paton, Worked 1660-95
Portrait of an Unknown Man
Graphite on vellum
Inscribed by the artist at the back in Latin 'At the age of 21' and 'D. Paton made this in Rome' and dated '1674'
Museum no. P.23-1930
Purchased with funds from the R.H. Stephenson Bequest
This was drawn in Rome and is possibly of Richard Maitland, 4th Earl of Lauderdale (1653-95). We know Paton accompanied Richard's younger brother William on his Grand Tour of Europe. He possibly did the same for Richard.