Portrait of John Rennie by Sir Henry Raeburn

Waist length portrait of John Rennie FRS (1761-1821), almost full-face, wearing a dark coat; the original of three versions.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
76 x 64 cm
Art Fund grant:
£250 ( Total: £500)
Acquired in:
1957
Vendor:
Mrs W Rennie

Rennie was a Scots mechanical engineer.

Provenance

Sir Richard Temple-Rennie (sitter's grandson); Christie's 1905; Rennie family.

Venue details

Scottish National Portrait Gallery 1 Queen Street, EDINBURGH Edinburgh EH2 1JD 0131 624 6200 www.nationalgalleries.org

Entry details

50% off with National Art Pass

Daily, 10am – 5pm (Thu until 7pm)

Closed 25 – 26 Dec

Share this article