Duke of Buccleuch collection

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Old Woman Reading, Rembrandt, 1655

The art collection of the Duke of Buccleuch encompasses European artwork. The holdings, principally collected over a period of 300 years, comprise some 500 paintings, 1,000 miniatures and an enormous selection of objets d'art including furniture, porcelain, armoury, jewellery and silverwork. The vast majority of the collection is divided between three principal locations namely, Bowhill House, Drumlanrig Castle and Boughton House.


Paintings and Drawing[edit]

Portrait of Sir Nicholas Carew, Hans Holbein the Younger, 1532-33

Dutch School

English School

Flemish School

French School

German School

Italian School

Scottish School

Spanish School

See also[edit]


  • Montgomery-Massingberd, Huge (1994), Great Houses of England & Wales, London: Lawrence King Publishing Ltd 
  • Montgomery-Massingberd, Huge (1997), Great Houses of Scotland, London: Lawrence King Publishing Ltd 
  • Murdoch, Tessa (1992), Boughton House, The English Versailles, London: Faber and Faber Limited 
  • Boughton House (Guide Book), St. Ives: Photo Precision Limited, 1976 

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