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Circle of Sir Peter Lely (Westphalia 1618-1680 London)
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Circle of Sir Peter Lely (Westphalia 1618-1680 London)

Portrait of Charles Hay, later 3rd Marquess of Tweeddale (1667-1715), and his brother, Lord John Hay (d. 1706), as children, both full-length, the former holding a basket of cherries, in a draped interior

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Circle of Sir Peter Lely (Westphalia 1618-1680 London)
Portrait of Charles Hay, later 3rd Marquess of Tweeddale (1667-1715), and his brother, Lord John Hay (d. 1706), as children, both full-length, the former holding a basket of cherries, in a draped interior
oil on canvas
49¼ x 40 in. (125.2 x 101.6 cm.)
Provenance
By descent in the Tweeddale family at Yester until bought by the present owner, a member of the Hay family, circa 1965.
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Lot Essay

The sitters were the two eldest sons of John, 2nd Marquess of Tweeddale. Charles married Susan, widow of the 2nd Earl of Dundonald, and daughter of Anne, Duchess of Hamilton by the 1st Earl of Selkirk, and was succeeded as 4th Marquess by his eldest son John. Lord John, the younger brother in the picture, served as a Brigadier-General in the War of Spanish Succession, and married first Lady Elizabeth Dalzell, only child of the 4th Earl of Carnwath, and second Elizabeth, daughter of Sir Thomas Orby, Bt.

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