Sir William Scott Bt.(1647-1725), son of Sir Francis Scott of Thirelstone and Lady Henrietta Scott, in lace cravat, curling wig
on vellum
oval in turned wood frame
3 7/8 in. (98 mm.) high
Paper labels on wood attached to reverse of the frame inscribed with sitter's details.
Christie's, London, 19 March 1986, lot 292A.
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Lot Essay

William (1674-1725) was the eldest son of Frances Scott and Lady Henrietta, daughter of William Kerr, 3rd Earl of Lothian. He was a member of the Faculty of Advocates in 1702; married firstly, Elizabeth, daughter of John Brisbane and Margaret, Baroness Napier, in 1699; and secondly, Jean daughter of Sir John Nisbet.

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