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Fictitious portrait of Robert Burns

5 of 10 portraits of Robert Burns

Fictitious portrait of Robert Burns, by John Burnet, after  Sir William Allan, early 19th century - NPG D32438 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Fictitious portrait of Robert Burns

by John Burnet, after Sir William Allan
line engraving, early 19th century
19 3/4 in. x 15 1/8 in. (503 mm x 384 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1966
Reference Collection
NPG D32438


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  • Robert Burns (1759-1796), Poet. Sitter associated with 10 portraits.

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  • Sir William Allan (1782-1850), Painter and engraver; President of the Royal Scottish Academy. Artist associated with 9 portraits, Sitter in 7 portraits.
  • John Burnet (1784-1868), Painter and engraver. Artist associated with 10 portraits, Sitter in 3 portraits.