Sir Henry Raeburn
Scottish, 1756-1823
Collected by major museums
Tate, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields

As Scotland’s foremost portrait painter during the late 18th and early 19th centuries, Henry Raeburn created works characterized by a unique style and personal technique forged through his own self-instruction. Although early training involved copying the paintings of a portraitist in his native Edinburgh, Raeburn …

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