[Henry-Macbeth-Raeburn Certificate of Entry as an Associate of the Royal Academy of Arts.]His Majesty having been graciously pleased to establish in this his City of London, A Society for the Purposes of Cultivating and Improving the Arts of Painting, Sculpture, and Architecture, Under the Name and Title of the Royal Academy of Arts…The President and Academicians of the said Royal Academy, by Virtue of the said Power, and in Consideration of your Skill in the Art of Engraving, do by these presents constitute, and appoint you Henry-Macbeth-Raeburn, Gentleman, To be One of the Associates of the Royal Academy Hereby Granting unto you all the Privileges thereof…Your are required to sign the obligation in the Manner Prescribed, and the Secretary is Hereby Directed to Insert your Name in the Roll of Associates. Royal Academy. 3rd. July 1922.
Fine engraving with ink signature. Plate 653 x 478mm. 25¾ x 18¾". Some glue stains along lower edge. Small tear lower right-hand corner.
Certificate recognising the membership of Henry Macbeth Raeburn as an Associate of the Royal Academy; signed by the President at the time. Henry Macbeth-Raeburn (1860-1947) was a noted Scottish painter and mezzotint engraver, active in Edinburgh during the 1920s. He was made a member of Royal Academy in 1922, and similarly was a made a member of the Royal Society of Painters, Etchers, and Engravers.
[Ref: 19165] £280.00