Allan Ramsay
Miss Ramsay in a Red Dress c.1760–5

Artwork details

Allan Ramsay 1713–1784
Miss Ramsay in a Red Dress
Date c.1760–5
Medium Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions Support: 759 x 632 mm
Acquisition Bequeathed by Alan Evans 1974
Not on display

Catalogue entry

T01893 Miss Ramsay in a Red Dress c.1760-65

Not inscribed

Oil on canvas, 29 7/8 X24 7/8 (76X63.2)

Bequeathed by Alan Evans to the National Gallery and transferred to the Tate Gallery 1974

Coll: ...; the Hon. Frederick Wallop, by descent to Alan Evans

If the purely traditional title of the painting is correct, the sitter could be one of the artist's sisters, either Janet or Catherine. Dress and style suggest the period of the early 1760s.

Published in:
The Tate Gallery 1974-6: Illustrated Catalogue of Acquisitions, London 1978

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