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Title

Portrait of Robert Watt 1774-1819

Description

Half-length in a black suit next to a desk.
Dr Robert Watt was the compiler of the Bibliotheca Britannica and President of the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons 1814-1816. He was founding President of the Glasgow Medical Society in 1814.

The artist of this unsigned portrait is unknown, although it has previously been attributed to Sir Henry Raeburn.

Creator

Attributed to Raeburn; Sir; Henry (1756-1823); Artist

Date

19th century

Identifier

90

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

75 x 62.5 cm

Materials

Oil on canvas

Portrait of Robert Watt 1774-1819

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

75 x 62.5 cm

Materials

Oil on canvas

Files

GLA_RCPG_PCF_3.jpg

Collection

Citation

Attributed to Raeburn; Sir; Henry (1756-1823); Artist, “Portrait of Robert Watt 1774-1819,” Heritage, accessed December 13, 2018, https://heritage.rcpsg.ac.uk/items/show/464.