Oil on panel - unsigned - 1750. Exceptional modello of allan ramsay. (Edinburgh, 13 October 1713 - dover, 10 Aug 1784), rare oil painting acquired from succession and attributed to allan ramsay with an exceptional finish, oil on panel, with dimensions of about 26 x 29 cm. Expertise of the art firm. Weiss provided allan ramsay son of the poet allan ramsay, is the principal representative of the generation of English portrait painters who prepared the classical era of joshua reynolds and thomas gainsborough.Portraitist of King Georges iii privileged. The Scottish artist had already painted the model as Prince of Wales in 1758 for john stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute, the most important ramsay patron in London and the tutor and mentor of George iii. This model painting has been expertd by the expert samuel weiss in France, in Marseille, and then by world experts in allan ramsay. Bought from a private collection of a Scottish family. The creator of this model of allan ramsay has in fact been identified as being richard grenville, 2nd earl temple with the help of the national museum of scotland, making it a unique piece before the painting now on display at the victoria museum in Melbourne. This small panel that bears graticules around the perimeter to facilitate the transfer on a larger canvas was obviously intended for the approval of the sponsor. The Scottish origin is proven by the descendants of the charteris family. The old frame, dating from the 1960s, had a banner-like label stipulating family membership and inherited around 1960 from a descendant of the family who had married and had settled in limousin on that date. Rare oil paint acquired from succession from allan ramsay with exceptional finish, oil on panel, with dimensions about 26 x 29 cm. Portrait painter of king george iii. The scottish artist had already painted the sitter as prince of wales in 1758 for john stuart, 3rd earl of bute, ramsay's most important patron in London and george iii's tutor and mentor. This modello was expertised by expert samuel weiss in france, marseille and specialists from allan ramsay. It was bought from a private collection from a scottish family. The sitter of this modello by a ramsay was actually identified as richard grenville, 2nd earl temple with help of national museum of scotland which makes it a unique piece prior to the painting now exposed at victoria museum in melbourne. This small panel that bears graticules on the perimeter to facilitate the transfer on a canvas of larger dimensions was obviously intended for the approval of the sponsor.
The scottish provenance is originating by descendants of the charteris family. The old frame, dating from the 1960s, bore a label in the form of a banner stipulating belonging to the family and inherited around 1960 to a descendant of this family who had married and settled in limousin - france at this date. Weiss art expert house provided. The item \"allan ramsay (1713-1784), portrait of richard grenville (2nd earl)\" has been on sale since Saturday, March 13, 2021. It is in the category \"art, antiques-art of the 19th century and avant-paintings, enamels\".The seller is \"chickena1\" and is located at/in gex. This item can be delivered anywhere in the world.