Allan Ramsay - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  Allan Ramsay

Style: Rococo;

Place: Edinburgh

Born: 1713

Death: 1784


Allan Ramsay (13 October 1713 – 10 August 1784) was a prominent Scottish portrait-painter. Allan Ramsay was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, the eldest son of Allan Ramsay, poet and author of The Gentle Shepherd. From the age of twenty he studied in London under the Swedish painter Hans Hysing, and at the St. Martin's Lane Academy leaving in 1736 for R...

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