Allan Ramsay (artist)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Allan Ramsay
Allan Ramsay, Selbstportrait.jpg
Allan Ramsay, self-portrait, c.1737–9
NationalityScottish
EducationLondon (1733-36, under Hans Huyssing, and at the St. Martin's Lane Academy); Rome (1736-9, under Francesco Solimena and Francesco Fernandi).
Known forPortraiture
MovementClassicism
Patron(s)Duncan Forbes,
Duke of Bridgewater,
George III

Allan Ramsay (13 October 1713 – 10 August 1784), was a Scottish portrait-painter. Allan Ramsay was descended from the lowland Clan Ramsay.[source?]

Ramsay's second wife, Margaret Lindsay
The lost portrait of Charles Edward Stuart by Allan Ramsay, 1745