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Allan Ramsay

(b. Oct. 2, 1713, Edinburgh, Scotland – d. Aug. 10, 1784, Dover, Kent )

Gender: M

Allan Ramsay (1713-1784) was a prominent Scottish portrait-painter and a friend of David Hume and Samuel Johnson. He painted a portrait of Elizabeth Montagu in 1762.

Also known as:

  • Allan Ramsay

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