Portrait of Robert Adam by Sir Henry Raeburn

The subject is portrayed three-quarter length, seated in an armchair in a black coat with silk knee-breeches.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
127 x 102 cm
Art Fund grant:
£750 ( Total: £2,500)
Acquired in:
1967
Vendor:
Leggatt's

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.

Provenance

W.A.Coats; the Earl of Inchscape.

Venue details

Aberdeen Art Gallery Schoolhill, ABERDEEN Aberdeenshire AB10 1FQ 03000 200 293 www.aagm.co.uk

Entry details

Free to all

The gallery is closed until 2019.