Portrait of John Burgoyne by Allan Ramsay

This small-scale, nearly three-quarter length portrait of John Burgoyne (1722-1792) shows the general standing to the right, looking at the spectator.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
51 x 36 cm
Art Fund grant:
£250 ( Total: £1,400)
Acquired in:
1960
Vendor:
Sabin Galleries

He wears a scarlet coat with a gold lace and yellow waistcoat and holds his hat in his left hand. In the background is the Colosseum.

Venue details

National Portrait Gallery St Martin's Place, LONDON London WC2H 0HE 020 7306 0055 www.npg.org.uk

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