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A Lady, possibly the artist's Aunt, c.1730 

Allan Ramsay (1713-84)

A Lady, possibly the artist's Aunt, c.1730, Allan Ramsay
Oil on canvas
18th Century
30 x 25 in (76.2 x 63.5 cm)
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This early work by Ramsay predates the elegant flourish that entered his vocabulary with his first trip to Rome. The sitter has traditionally been identified as the painter''s aunt.
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