Sir Henry Raeburn (1756-1823)

Artist Name Sir Henry Raeburn (1756-1823)
Title Portrait of Charles Stewart Parker
Description This very impressive British 18th century Old Master oil portrait is attributed to Henry Raeburn. Painted in 1799 the sitter is Charles Stewart Parker of Perthshire, Scotland (1771-1828) and he would have been 28 in our painting. The half length portrait painting is part of a pair with his wife, Margaret Parker. The sitter is seated in an upholstered chair with a mountainous landscape view beyond. He is wearing a wig, coat and gloves and holding a cane. There is tremendous sensitive detail in the portrayal of his face.

 
Provenance Provenance. Bears title inscription on frame plus name and dates verso with date painted as 1799.
Scottish Estate.
Medium Oil on Canvas
Size 28 x 36 inches
Frame Housed in an original late 18th century Raeburn gilt frame 46 inches by 38 inches and in good condition
Condition Good condition.
Biography Sir Henry Raeburn FRSE RA RSA  (1756-1823) was a British portrait painter and Scotland's first significant portrait painter since the Union to remain based in Scotland. He served as Portrait Painter to King George IV in Scotland.
Price £4800
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