[British, n.d., c.1820.]
Etching with drypoint, 225 x 160mm. 9 x 6¼".
Portrait of Scottish portrait painter Archibald Skirving (1749 - 1819). His most successful portraits were executed in crayon. The best known is his crayon portrait of Robert Burns, executed partly from Nasmyth's famous portrait. By Andrew Geddes (Scottish, 1783 - 1844), portrait painter and occasional etcher.
DNB. See Scot. Nat. Portrait Gallery PG 745 for the Burns portrait. C.D. 15 VI.
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