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Sir Henry Raeburn: Portrait of William Blair
Photograph by Rennett Stowe, Creative Commons licensed


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Sir Henry Raeburn

[Scottish Romantic Painter, 1756-1823]

• Relationships: Studied under Sir Joshua Reynolds.
• Subject matter:  Specializes in Portraits.
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Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteSir Henry Raeburn at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
2 works online

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK
William Glendonwyn, 1795-1800

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Portrait of Mrs E. Bethune, 1790s

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum Databank, Vienna (in German)  

Notable SiteSir Henry Raeburn at the Louvre Museum, Paris
Portrait of Major James Lee Harvey

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Database, Paris
2 paintings

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Paintings collection online

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh   NEW!

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK
The Archers

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Canada, Ottawa  

Notable SitePrado Museum Database, Madrid   NEW!
(Linking to the Spanish-language version because it contains far more works than the English version)

Notable SiteRoyal Academy of Arts Collection, London, UK

Notable SiteSmithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.   NEW!

Notable SiteTate Gallery, London, UK

Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museums, Scotland

Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Ashmolean Museum at the University of Oxford, UK

Ball State Museum of Art, Indiana
Catherine Munro of Culcairn, 1813

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Christchurch Art Gallery / Te Puna O Waiwhetu, New Zealand

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
Portrait of George Malcolm

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
Portrait of Mrs Malcolm

Crocker Art Museum, California
Portrait of Mrs. Charles Morris

Cummer Museum of Art, Jacksonville, Florida
Lady Harriet Don with Her Son, ca.1800

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire
2 works online

Dunedin Public Art Gallery, New Zealand
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Frick Collection, New York City   NEW!
Alexander Allan
James Cruikshank
Mrs. James Cruikshank

Glasgow Museums, Scotland
The Macnab

Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, Scotland
4 paintings online

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska
Portrait of Mrs. Andrew Hay (Elizabeth Robinson), ca.1795

Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas   NEW!

Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, New York
Mrs. Johnston of Straiton
Portrait of General Hay MacDowell

Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, Tennessee

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  
Portrait of Sir Patrick Inglis, Baronet of Sunnyside, ca.1790
Portrait of Mrs. George Bell, ca.1801-02

Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires, Argentina (in Spanish)  

National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
2 works online

National Museums Liverpool, UK
Girl Sketching

National Portrait Gallery, London, UK

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium Catalogue (in French)  
Portrait présumé de Madame Rawlinson

San Diego Museum of Art, California   NEW!

Slovenská Národná Galéria (Slovak National Gallery), Bratislava, Slovakia

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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The Huntington Library, California

Tyne & Wear Museums Database, England
Portrait of Robert Allan of Kirkliston, 1800

University of Dundee Fine Art Collection, Scotland
James Duff, 4th Earl of Fife

Valtion Taidemuseo (Finnish National Gallery), Helsinki, Finland

Valtion Taidemuseo (Finnish National Gallery), Helsinki, Finland

Winnipeg Art Gallery, Manitoba

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
Quite a few works online

D'Outre Manche Database of British Art in French Public Collections

Flemish Art Collection Database, Belgium (in Dutch)  

Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)  

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteSir Henry Raeburn at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteSir Henry Raeburn at The Athenaeum  

Notable SiteSir Henry Raeburn in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Bert Christensen's Cyberspace Home  
The Reverend Robert Walker Skating on Duddlingston Loch

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)

California State University WorldImages Database  

Sir Henry Raeburn at CGFA  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

Humanities Web  

Olga's Gallery

RKD Netherlands Imagebase   NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Peter Nahum At The Leicester Galleries, London, UK
Archive of past displayed works which are "sold" or "not for sale"

Tennessee Portrait Project
Reverend Francis Nicol

The Modernist Journals Project
(Click "Retrieve Images" to see artworks)

UK Government Art Collection

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Sir Henry Raeburn  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteRKD Netherlands Institute for Art History  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
Essay on The Reverend Robert Walker, 1794

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