Allan Ramsay art links 


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Allan Ramsay: Mary Atkins, 1761
Source: Wikimedia Commons (see "image archives" below)


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Allan Ramsay

[Scottish Rococo Era Painter, 1713-1784]

• Relationships: Studied under Francesco Solimena.
Ramsay's students included Philip Reinagle.
• Subject matter:  Specializes in Portraits.
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    Allan Ramsay Works Online    
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Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteBirmingham Museums & Art Gallery, UK
Portrait of Mrs Mary Martin

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh   NEW!

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online

Notable SiteTate Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK

Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museums, Scotland

Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide
King George III in coronation robes, ca.1765

Ashmolean Museum at the University of Oxford, UK

Beaverbrook Art Gallery, New Brunswick

Bowes Museum, County Durham, UK
John, 10th Earl of Rothes

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
9 works by or related to the artist

Denver Art Museum / Berger Collection, Colorado
2 works online

Fleming Collection of Scottish Art, London
Portrait of an Officer

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

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

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Mint Museum of Art, North Carolina
2 paintings online

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Bordeaux, France (in French)  

National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
2 works online

National Library of Australia, Canberra

National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, UK
Admiral The Honourable Charles Stewart, 1740

National Portrait Gallery, London, UK

Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery, Exeter, England
Portrait of an African (probably Ignatius Sancho), ca.1757

Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) Museum of Art, Georgia
Portrait of Lady Susanna Cambell, ca.1740

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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The Wallace Collection, London, UK   NEW!

Tyne & Wear Museums Database, England
Portrait of James Adam, 1754

York Art Gallery, UK
Ramsay's work is the 5th painting as you scroll forward

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

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 SiteAllan Ramsay at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteAllan Ramsay at The Athenaeum  
2 works online

Notable SiteAllan Ramsay in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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Allan Ramsay at CGFA  

Humanities Web  

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

Olga's Gallery

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Miscellaneous Sites:
UK Government Art Collection

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Allan Ramsay  
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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

Apollo Magazine
Article about a painting which may be by Allen Ramsay

Spartacus Educational Books

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