Henry Raeburn

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St Andrew's Day - The best art from Scotland

25 Nov 2011

Our editors pick highlights from Scottish art through history

Virtually unknown until the late 1940s The Reverend Robert Walker Skating on Duddingston Loch (to give the full name of the painting more commonly known as The Skating Minister) is now something of a Scottish cultural icon. The image was created by…

Duddingston - The village within Edinburgh

16 Feb 2011

12th century village home to Sheep Heid pub and loch from Henry Raeburn painting

Duddingston, next to Holyrood Park on the southeastern slope of Arthur’s Seat, is a pretty village that dates back to the 12th century and is a dedicated conservation area. The village’s oldest surviving building is Duddingston Kirk, which still…

Portrait of the Nation explores work by and of famous Scots

3 Nov 20103 stars

Exhibition contains portraiture from Henry Raeburn and David Wilkie

During the refurbishment of Edinburgh’s National Portrait Gallery, some of the permanent collection has found a temporary home in the National Galleries building on the Mound. The exhibition explores work by and of famous Scots, resulting in a blend of…