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James Balfour Esqr

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1871,1209.240

  • Title (object)

    • James Balfour Esqr
  • Description

    Portrait seated in armchair almost whole-length and slightly to left beside books and papers on table, eyes to front, gesticulating as if in conversation; distant landscape at left. 9 October 1796
    Mezzotint

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1796
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 510 millimetres
    • Width: 355 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with title caption and production and publication detail, below image: "Henry Raeburn pinxt.", "J. Jones sculpt." and "Published as the Act directs by Willm. Murray, Bookseller, Parliament Close, Edin 9th. October 1796"
  • Bibliography

    • Chaloner Smith 1883 4 bibliographic details
    • Russell 1926 4.II bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIIc Mounted Imp)

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1871

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1871,1209.240

Portrait seated in armchair almost WL and slightly to l beside books and papers on table, eyes to front, gesticulating as if in conversation; distant landscape at l.  9 October 1796  Mezzotint

Recto

Portrait seated in armchair almost WL and slightly to l beside books and papers on table, eyes to front, gesticulating as if in conversation; distant landscape at l. 9 October 1796 Mezzotint

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