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Robert Burns

2 of 10 portraits of Robert Burns

Robert Burns, by Edward Mitchell, after  Alexander Nasmyth, (1787) - NPG D32442 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Robert Burns

by Edward Mitchell, after Alexander Nasmyth
line engraving, (1787)
16 1/8 in. x 11 7/8 in. (410 mm x 303 mm) plate size; 18 1/4 in. x 13 7/8 in. (462 mm x 353 mm) paper size
Given by John Sandercock, 1933
Reference Collection
NPG D32442


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

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  • Edward Mitchell (active 1797-1830), Engraver. Artist associated with 11 portraits.
  • Alexander Nasmyth (1758-1840), Painter and scientist. Artist associated with 6 portraits, Sitter in 3 portraits.