portrait attributed to Henry Raeburn
18th/19th century antique Portrait of a  Gentleman. Attributed to Sir Henry Raeburn
head portrait Henry Raeburn

18th/19th century antique Portrait of a Gentleman. Attributed to Sir Henry Raeburn

Regular price £10,995.00 Sale

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
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