The subject is portrayed three-quarter length, seated in an armchair in a black coat with silk knee-breeches.
Portrait of Robert Adam by Sir Henry Raeburn, 17561823
© Aberdeen Art Gallery
- Oil on canvas
- 127 x 102 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £750 ( Total: £2,500)
- Acquired in:
He faces front and points with his left hand to an architect's table, on which rest books and papers. There has, however, been a question mark over whether the portrait is of the architect Robert Adam or of an Ayrshire gentleman.
W.A.Coats; the Earl of Inchscape.
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