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Creator:
Portrait by John Francis Rigaud, 1742–1810, French, active in Britain (from 1771)
landscape by George Robertson, 1749–1788, British
Title:
George Robertson
Date:
1776
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 44 1/4 x 34 5/8 inches (112.4 x 87.9 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.165
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
artist | book | drawing | easel | flat | green (color) | ink | landscape painter | man | papers | pen | portrait | sketchbook | sketching | tree | yellow
Associated People:
Robertson, George (c.1748–1788), landscape painter
Access:
On view
Exhibition History:
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Artists' Portraits (Yale Center for British Art, - )

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Edward Mead Johnson, Francis Cotes, Phaidon, Oxford, 1976, no. 266, NJ18 C799 A12 J64 + (YCBA)

William L. Pressly, A Portrait of Joseph Nollekens, Connoisseur, vol. 197, no.792, February 1978, pp. 113-14, 115, no. 16, fig. 5, N1 C75 + (YCBA)

Stephen Francis Dutilh Rigaud, Facts and recollections of the XVIIIth century in a memoir of John Francis Rigaud Esq., R.A., Volume of the Walpole Society, vol. 50, 1984, pp. 24, 61, fig. 6, N12 W35 A1 + (YCBA)

Paul Mellon's Legacy, a passion for British art. [large print labels] , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2007, v.3, N5220 M552 +P381 2007, Mellon Shelf (YCBA)

Facts and recollections of the XVIIIth century in a memoir of John Francis Rigaud Esq., R.A., member of the Clementine Academy of Bologna, Royal Academician of Stockholm, and historical painter to Gustavus IV. King of Sweden. With poetical remains of Mrs. Mary Rigaud by their son Stephen Francis Dutilh Rigaud, member, and one of the founders of th , 1854, Osborn d76 (BRBL)

Christie's Sale Catalogue : Catalogue of Pictures by Old Masters and Works of the English School. 13 March 1905., Christie's, 1905, p. 5, lot 24, Sales Catalogues (YCBA)

Sotheby's Sale Catalogue : Catalogue of Fine Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Drawings and Paintings : 7 July 1965, Sotheby's, London, July 7, 1965, p. 24, lot 83, Film B12, Reel 98 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:676
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