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Laird of Grant's Piper

Description

Painting of the Laird of Grant's piper, William Cumming, who is depicted with a uniform of livery, tartan, the bratach or heraldic banner and with the chieftain's head house of Castle Grant in the background, oil on canvas, by Richard Waitt, 1714

Museum reference

H.OD 69

Collection

Fine Art

Object name

Painting

Production information

Waitt, Richard, c. 1708 (fl.) - 1732 (d.), Delineator

Date

1714

Materials

Oil, Canvas

Physical description

Oil on canvas

Associations

Laird of Grant
Depicted: Cumming, William, 1687 - 1723 (fl.)
Depicted: Castle Grant, Grantown-on-Spey, Morayshire, Scotland, EUROPE

Exhibitions

  • Wild and Majestic Romantic Visions of Scotland (28 Jun 2019 - 10 Nov 2019)
    National Museum of Scotland

References

Cheape, Hugh, The Piper to the Laird of Grant., Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, Vol. 125, 1995, pp. 1163 - 1173.

Cheape, Hugh, The Book of the Bagpipe. Belfast: Appletree Press, 1999.

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