Edward Harvey (1718-1778)

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Allan Ramsay
Born Edinburgh, 1713-1784

Edward Harvey (1718 - 1778)

Oil on canvas, dated 1747
Presented by The Art Fund, 1953
Museum Number 40-1953

Ramsay studied Italian and French portraiture and was the first Scottish painter to succeed in London. His portraits capture a beautiful and elegant likeness of his sitters.

Edward Harvey of Rolls Park, Essex, was an officer in the 10th Dragoons. His elaborate studied pose shows off his stylish uniform.

Edward Harvey (1718-1778)
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