Allan Ramsay (artist)

Scottish portrait painter

Allan Ramsay (13 October 1713 – 10 August 1784), was a Scottish portrait-painter. Allan Ramsay was descended from the lowland Clan Ramsay.[source?]

Allan Ramsay
Allan Ramsay, Selbstportrait.jpg
Allan Ramsay, self-portrait, c.1737–9
NationalityScottish
EducationLondon (1733-36, under Hans Huyssing, and at the St. Martin's Lane Academy); Rome (1736-9, under Francesco Solimena and Francesco Fernandi).
Known forPortraiture
MovementClassicism
Patron(s)Duncan Forbes,
Duke of Bridgewater,
George III
Ramsay's second wife, Margaret Lindsay
The lost portrait of Charles Edward Stuart by Allan Ramsay, 1745