18th/19th century antique Portrait of a Gentleman. Attributed to Sir Henry Raeburn
Portrait of a gentleman, of the Heygate family attributed to Henry Raeburn half length holding a document late 18th early 19th century.
Attributed to Sir Henry Raeburn Oil on canvas housed in a gilt frame.The sitter is said to be a member of the Heygate family. overall size 114 cm x 93 cm (44.5 x 36.5 inches approx) whilst the painting is 89.5 cm by 69 cm (35.5 x 27 inches approx) Fully restored condition, some delicate retouching/overpainting, re-lined, cleaned and re-varnished. some cracquelure in evidence across his face and other mostly isolated areas,good stable condition.
Antique frame minor self coloured losses Sir Henry Raeburn (4 March 1756 – 8 July 1823) was a Scottish portrait painter and Scotland's first significant portrait painter since the Union to remain based in Scotland. He served as Portrait Painter to King George IV in Scotland Raeburn had all the essential qualities of a popular and successful portrait painter. He was able to produce a telling and forcible likeness; his work is distinguished by powerful characterisation, stark realism, dramatic and unusual lighting effects please email if you require any further information Free delivery to UK mainland
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