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Allan Ramsay

(1713-1784)

Biography


Allan Ramsay, Scottish portrait painter, was the eldest son of the poet Allan Ramsay (1685-1758). He was trained in Italy, and worked first in Edinburgh. From 1757, when he painted his first portrait of George III, then Prince of Wales, Ramsay was increasingly in demand as a royal portraitist. In 1762, he settled in London, and in 1767 was appointed portrait painter to George III.
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Allan Ramsay. Portrait of Agnes Murray  Kynnynmond. Portrait of Agnes Murray Kynnynmond. 1739. Oil on canvas. Private collection. Order a Poster or Print
Allan Ramsay. Norman Norman "The Red Man", 22nd Chief of MacLeod. 1747. Oil on canvas. Collection of John MacLeod, Dunvegan Castle, Isle of Skye, Scotland, UK. Order a Poster or Print
Allan Ramsay. Portrait of Janet Dick. Portrait of Janet Dick. 1748. Oil on canvas. Prestonfield House Hotel, UK. Read Note. Order a Poster or Print
Allan Ramsay. Portrait of Archibald  Campbell, 3rd Duke of Argyll. Portrait of Archibald Campbell, 3rd Duke of Argyll. 1749. Oil on canvas. Glasgow Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow, UK. Order a Poster or Print
Allan Ramsay. Portrait of Margaret  Lindsay, Mrs. Allan Ramsay. Portrait of Margaret Lindsay, Mrs. Allan Ramsay. c.1757. Oil on canvas. National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh, UK. Read Note. Order a Poster or Print
Allan Ramsay. Portrait of Dr. William  Hunter. Portrait of Dr. William Hunter. c.1760. Oil on canvas. Hunterian Art Gallery, Glasgow, UK. Read Note. Order a Poster or Print
Allan Ramsay. Portrait of George III. Portrait of George III. 1760-61. Oil on canvas. Royal Collection, UK. Read Note. Order a Poster or Print
Allan Ramsay. Portrait of Queen Charlotte. Portrait of Queen Charlotte. 1761-62. Oil on canvas. Royal Collection, UK. Read Note. Order a Poster or Print
Allan Ramsay. Portrait of Martha,  Countess of Elgin. Portrait of Martha, Countess of Elgin. 1762. Oil on canvas. Earl of Elgin and Kincardine, UK. Read Note. Order a Poster or Print
Allan Ramsay. Portrait of Anne Brown. Portrait of Anne Brown. 1763. Oil on canvas. Private collection. Read Note. Order a Poster or Print
Allan Ramsay. Portrait of William  Colyear, Viscount Milsington. Portrait of William Colyear, Viscount Milsington. 1964. Oil on canvas. Penrhyn Castle, UK. Order a Poster or Print
Allan Ramsay. Portrait of Anne Bruce,  Mrs. Bruce of Arnot. Portrait of Anne Bruce, Mrs. Bruce of Arnot. c.1765. Oil on canvas. National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh, UK. Read Note. Order a Poster or Print
Allan Ramsay. Portrait of George III. Portrait of George III. 1767. Oil on canvas. National Portrait Gallery, London, UK. Read Note. Order a Poster or Print

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