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Henry Charles Keith Petty-Fitzmaurice (1845–1927), 5th Marquess of Lansdowne, KG, Commoner (1863), Honorary Fellow (1916), Viceroy of India (1888–1893), Foreign Secretary (1900–1905)
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Balliol College, University of Oxford
Painter, especially of portraits, and printmaker. He was born in Aberdeen, where he eventually died and where he studied at Gray’s School of Art; was then at Royal Scottish Academy. He showed at RA, RSA to which he was elected in 1924 and RP of which he was a member. His notable portraits include a number of legal figures, such as Viscount Haldane and Viscount Reading. Tate Gallery holds a portrait of his mother.

Text source: 'Artists in Britain Since 1945' by David Buckman (Art Dictionaries Ltd, part of Sansom & Company)


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