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Jane Buchanan

Period:
19th Century
Description:

The Buchanans were a Glasgow family who made their wealth in the mercantile trade. John Graham -Gilbert painted portraits of each of the three daughters of George Buchanan - Margaret, Jane and Elizabeth. Both Elizabeth and Jane's portraits belong the the collection at the Dick Institute. Margaret's portrait has not survived.

 

 Their father, cotton baron George Buchanan of Woodlands, bought Bellfield House in Kilmarnock for his three daughters. After the death of Elizabeth, who outlived both her sisters, the Buchanan Bequest Trust was set up and the house and gardens donated to the Burgh of Kilmarnock.

 

Materials/Media:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
1270 x 1020mm
Source:
The Dick Institute
Accession number:
FA/A428
Digital Number:
RI_DI_0053980
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council