John Playfair

1 portrait

John Playfair, by Sir Henry Raeburn, circa 1811 - NPG 840 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

John Playfair

by Sir Henry Raeburn
oil on canvas, circa 1811
49 3/4 in. x 39 1/2 in. (1264 mm x 1003 mm)
Purchased, 1890
Primary Collection
NPG 840


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  • John Playfair (1748-1819), Mathematician and geologist. Sitter associated with 9 portraits.

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  • Sir Henry Raeburn (1756-1823), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 72 portraits, Sitter in 3 portraits.

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