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Preview image of work. line engraving on paper,  Portrait of Allan Ramsay 30233


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Portrait of Allan Ramsay


George Vertue (1684 - 1756) [after John Smibert];


Portrait of Allan Ramsay

Creation Date



early 18th century


9 3/4 x 8 1/16 x 11/16 in. (24.77 x 20.48 x 1.75 cm)

Object Type


Creation Place

Europe, United Kingdom

Medium and Support

line engraving on paper

Credit Line

Gift of Brenda J. Myshrall in Memory of David P. Becker, Class of 1970


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Keywords: artist   British Art   figurative   man   text   three-quarter portrait   trompe l'oeil   writing   art in art