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Allan Ramsay. Born on this day in 1713

2 monthes ago   |   By Chez Namaste Nancy

Scottish portrait painter Allan Ramsay was born on this date in 1713. This is "The Artist's Wife, Margaret Lindsay of Evelic. I saw the original in an show at the De Young Museum, SF
Ramsay painted numerous portraits in a style that anticipated Sir Joshua Reynolds' grand manner, but his more lasting reputation rests on his less formal and more intimate studies. His portraits of women are especially notable for the warmth, tenderness, and bloom of their presentation, as well as for the technical facility with which lace and ruffles are reproduced. The influence of French Rococo portraiture...
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