David Hunter of Blackness, 1743-1809

Oil on canvas | 76 x 61.5cm | 1788

Sir Henry Raeburn

This portrait was listed in an 1867 catalogue of pictures at Blackness House, as having been painted in 1788. In the previous year Raeburn had returned from Italy, and was establishing himself as the foremost Scottish portraitist. This painting is an...
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