Historical Portraits Picture Archive

Portrait of Lady Ann Wemyss (1727-c.1769) 1745

Allan Ramsay (1713-84)

Portrait of Lady Ann Wemyss (1727-c.1769), Allan Ramsay
Oil on canvas
18th Century
30 x 25 inches 76.2 x 63.5 cm
signed A Ramsay 1745, inscribed lower left Lady Ann Wemyss.

Ramsay's clientele was well-supported by the Scottish aristocracy in London, for whom he had worked before his early fame and success, and who must be credited with appreciating early the remarkable talent of one of the eighteenth century's finest portraitists.
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