13,115 visitors today 270 antiques added today

Portrait Of Sir Charles Forbes Of Edinglassie. 19th Century Circle Of Sir Henry Raeburn


£5,995 | $7,983 USD | €6,793 EUR
Item Number: SA615747
Date of manufacture: 19th Century
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Country House Fine Art
This antique has been viewed 23 times in the past month with the most views from China.


Portrait of Sir Charles Forbes of Edinglassie, Oil on canvas.
The size of the portrait is 75 cm x 59.5 cm whilst overall the size is 106 cm x 91 cm
In very good condition.There has been some restoration/overpainting etc.There is some minor craquelure.
Housed in a period gilt frame decorated with acorns and leaves
Overall a good portrait, circle of a fine scottish artist , with an interesting sitter, his details below.
sir Charles Forbes of Edinglassie
Sir Charles Forbes, 1st Baronet (17741849) was a Scottish politician, of Newe and Edinglassie, Aberdeenshire. Forbes was the son of the Rev. George Forbes of Lochell. He was a descendant of Alexander Forbes of Kinaldie and Pitsligo, and was in 1833 served heir male in general to Alexander Forbes, 3rd lord Forbes of Pitsligo, father of Alexander Forbes, 4th Lord Forbes of Pitsligo, attainted in 1745.
Forbes was of a bluff but kindly nature, diffident as to his own merits, of a straightforward and manly character. On the death of his uncle in 1821 Forbes succeeded to the entailed estates of the Forbeses of Newe, and was created a baronet by patent in 1823.[1] He married in 1811. His daughter, Elizabeth, married General, Lord James Hay, second son of the seventh Marquess of Tweeddale.
Sir Henry Raeburn FRSE, RA, RSA (1756-1823)
Scottish portrait painter and Scotland's first significant portrait painter
since the Union to remain based in Scotland.
He served as Portrait Painter to King George IV in Scotland
Raeburn had all the essential qualities of a popular and successful portrait painter.
He was able to produce a telling and forcible likeness;
his work is distinguished by powerful characterisation,
stark realism, dramatic and unusual lighting effects
Free worldwide delivery (excluding all taxes/customs etc, which is to be paid for by customer)
delivery usually within 14 working days

RETURNS (The Consumer Contracts Regulations) Whilst we are sure that you will be extremely happy with your purchase,
if for any reason you are not, then you are entitled to return the item to us for a refund.
For all purchases made
you are entitled to return the item(s) for a period of up to 14 days
following receipt by you or a representative indicated by you.
Please contact us by email (countryhousefineart@gmail)to confirm that you are returning the item(s)
and the reason for doing so.
Upon receipt of the item(s) we will refund the purchase price via your original payment method
The item(s) must be received in the condition that it was sent for you to be entitled to a refund.
You are responsible for the postage costs of returning the item(s) and insurance of the item(s).
If the item(s) are too large to return by post or courier,
then we would ask you to use the same shippers that were used to send you the item(s)
to you at your cost together with insurance of the item(s)
. We must receive the item(s) before we can offer a refund and proof of posting
does not confirm receipt by us.
If we do not receive the item(s) then we cannot offer a refund.


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 19th Century.


Height = 106 cm (41.7")
Width = 91 cm (35.8")
Depth = 6 cm (2.4")

Seller Details

Country House Fine Art
United Kingdom

International Tel:

Purchase now

Country House Fine Art accept online payments for this antique:

Email seller about this item:

Link to this item