National Portrait Gallery of Scotland - Scots Notables Photos

The National Portrait Gallery of Scotland displays paintings of notable Scots and portraits by well-known Scottish artists.

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Sculpted facade of National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Gallery design at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.View of Stornoway painting by James Barret at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Landing of British troops at Aboukir, Egypt on March 8, 1801, during Napoleonic War painting by Philip James de Loutherbourg at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Sculpted facade of National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland. Gallery design at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.View of Stornoway painting (1798) by James Barret at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Landing of British troops at Aboukir, Egypt on March 8, 1801, during Napoleonic War painting (1802) by Philip James de Loutherbourg at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Battle of Alexandria, Egypt on March 21, 1801, victory during Napoleonic War painting by Philip James de Loutherbourg at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Biographer James Boswell portrait by George Willison at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Lady Charlotte Campbell portrait by Johann Wilhelm Tischbein at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Dr. John Moore portrait by Sir Thomas Lawrence at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Battle of Alexandria, Egypt on March 21, 1801, victory during Napoleonic War painting (1802) by Philip James de Loutherbourg at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Biographer James Boswell portrait (1765) by George Willison at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Lady Charlotte Campbell portrait (1789) by Johann Wilhelm Tischbein at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Dr. John Moore portrait (1790) by Sir Thomas Lawrence at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Adam Smith portrait medallion by James Tassie at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Adam Smith Wealth of Nations engraving by John Kay at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Adam Duncan, 1st Viscount Duncan of Camperdown by Henri-Pierre Danloux at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.James Watt portrait by John Partridge after Sir William Beechey at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Adam Smith portrait medallion (1787) by James Tassie at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Adam Smith Wealth of Nations engraving (1790) by John Kay at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Adam Duncan, 1st Viscount Duncan of Camperdown (1798) by Henri-Pierre Danloux at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.James Watt portrait (1808) by John Partridge after Sir William Beechey at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Anne Bayne, Mrs. Allan Ramsay portrait by Allan Ramsay at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Alexander Murray of Elibank portrait by Allan Ramsay at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute portrait by Allan Ramsay at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Margaret Lindsay of Evelick, 2nd Mrs. Allan Ramsay portrait by Allan Ramsay at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Anne Bayne, Mrs. Allan Ramsay portrait (1739) by Allan Ramsay at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Alexander Murray of Elibank portrait (1742) by Allan Ramsay at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute portrait (1758) by Allan Ramsay at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Margaret Lindsay of Evelick, 2nd Mrs. Allan Ramsay portrait (1758-9) by Allan Ramsay at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Scottish philosopher David Hume portrait by Allan Ramsay at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Allan Ramsay marble bust by Michael Foye at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Self portrait by Sir Joshua Reynolds at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Professor Adam Ferguson portrait by Sir Joshua Reynolds at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Scottish philosopher David Hume portrait (1766) by Allan Ramsay at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Allan Ramsay marble bust (1776-7) by Michael Foye at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Self portrait (1747-9) by Sir Joshua Reynolds at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Professor Adam Ferguson portrait (1781-2) by Sir Joshua Reynolds at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Sir William Forbes of Pitsligo portrait by Sir Joshua Reynolds at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Self portrait by David Allan at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Scottish painter David Allan portrait by Domenico Corvi at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.James Tassie, inventor of hard pasted used to make replicas of cameos, portrait by David Allan at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Sir William Forbes of Pitsligo portrait (1786) by Sir Joshua Reynolds at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Self portrait (1770) by David Allan at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Scottish painter David Allan portrait (1774) by Domenico Corvi at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.James Tassie, inventor of hard pasted used to make replicas of cameos, portrait (1781) by David Allan at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Carolina Oliphant, Lady Nairne with son William Murray Nairne portrait by Sir John Watson Gordon at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.George IV portrait by Sir Thomas Lawrence at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.James Hogg by Sir William Allan at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Scottish poet James Hogg portrait by Sir John Watson Gordon at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Carolina Oliphant, Lady Nairne with son William Murray Nairne portrait (1818) by Sir John Watson Gordon at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.George IV portrait (1820) by Sir Thomas Lawrence at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.James Hogg (Ettrick Shepherd's House Heating or Celebration of his Birthday) (1823 or 25) by Sir William Allan at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Scottish poet James Hogg portrait (1830) by Sir John Watson Gordon at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Painter Sir Henry Raeburn marble bust by Thomas Campbell at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.James Hutton portrait by Sir Henry Raeburn at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Niel Gow portrait by Sir Henry Raeburn at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Robert Cunningham Graham of Gartmore portrait by Sir Henry Raeburn at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Painter Sir Henry Raeburn marble bust (1822) by Thomas Campbell at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.James Hutton portrait (1785-90) by Sir Henry Raeburn at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Niel Gow portrait (1787) by Sir Henry Raeburn at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Robert Cunningham Graham of Gartmore portrait (1794) by Sir Henry Raeburn at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Reverend Alexander Carlyle portrait by Sir Henry Raeburn at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.William Forbes of Callendar portrait by Sir Henry Raeburn at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Robert Macqueen, Lord Braxfield portrait by Sir Henry Raeburn at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Alexander Adam portrait by Sir Henry Raeburn at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Reverend Alexander Carlyle portrait (1796) by Sir Henry Raeburn at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.William Forbes of Callendar portrait (1798) by Sir Henry Raeburn at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Robert Macqueen, Lord Braxfield portrait (c1798) by Sir Henry Raeburn at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Alexander Adam portrait (1805) by Sir Henry Raeburn at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
John Rennie portrait by Sir Henry Raeburn at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Elizabeth Hamilton portrait by Sir Henry Raeburn at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.John Clerk, Lord Eldin portrait by Sir Henry Raeburn at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Lady Montgomery, née Helen Graham portrait by Sir Henry Raeburn at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
John Rennie portrait (c1810) by Sir Henry Raeburn at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Elizabeth Hamilton portrait (c1812) by Sir Henry Raeburn at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.John Clerk, Lord Eldin portrait (c1815) by Sir Henry Raeburn at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Lady Montgomery, née Helen Graham portrait (c1816-20) by Sir Henry Raeburn at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Sir Walter Scott portrait by Sir Henry Raeburn at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Sir Walter Scott marble bust by Sir Francis Chantrey at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Sir Walter Scott marble bust by Bertel Thorvaldsen at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Mary Somerville portrait by Thomas Phillips at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Sir Walter Scott portrait (1822) by Sir Henry Raeburn at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Sir Walter Scott marble bust (1828) by Sir Francis Chantrey at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Sir Walter Scott marble bust (1833-34) by Bertel Thorvaldsen at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Mary Somerville portrait (c1834) by Thomas Phillips at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Arthur Wellesley 1st Duke of Wellington, victor of Waterloo marble bust by Sir John Steell at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Self portrait by Sir Anthony van Dyck at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Portraits of Princesses Elizabeth & Anne, children of Charles I & Queen Henrietta Maria by Sir Anthony van Dyck at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Alexander Henderson portrait by Sir Anthony van Dyck at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Arthur Wellesley 1st Duke of Wellington, victor of Waterloo marble bust (1845) by Sir John Steell at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Self portrait (c1640) by Sir Anthony van Dyck at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Portraits of Princesses Elizabeth & Anne, children of Charles I & Queen Henrietta Maria (1637) by Sir Anthony van Dyck at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Alexander Henderson portrait (c1641) by Sir Anthony van Dyck at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Self portrait by Sir David Wilkie at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Entrance of George IV at Palace of Holyroodhouse painting by Sir David Wilkie at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Sir Alexander Morison portrait by Richard Dadd at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.James Watt & Steam Engine painting by James Eckford Lauder at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Self portrait (c1804-5) by Sir David Wilkie at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Entrance of George IV at Palace of Holyroodhouse painting (1828) by Sir David Wilkie at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Sir Alexander Morison portrait (1852) by Richard Dadd at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.James Watt & Steam Engine painting (1855) by James Eckford Lauder at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Colin Campbell, Lord Clyde portrait by Thomas Jones Barker at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Historian Thomas Carlyle portrait by Alphonse Legros at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Prime Minister William Ewart Gladstone portrait by Franz-Seraph von Lenbach at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.William Ernest Henley bronze bust by Auguste Rodin at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Colin Campbell, Lord Clyde portrait (1860) by Thomas Jones Barker at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Historian Thomas Carlyle portrait (1877) by Alphonse Legros at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Prime Minister William Ewart Gladstone portrait (1879) by Franz-Seraph von Lenbach at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.William Ernest Henley bronze bust (1882) by Auguste Rodin at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Robert Louis Stevenson marble bust by David Watson Stevenson at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Sir William Thomson, Baron Kelvin bronze bust by Archibald McFarlane Shannan at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.James Clerk Maxwell bronze sculpture by Alexander Stoddart at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Poet & novelist George MacDonald bronze plaque by Alexander Munro at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Robert Louis Stevenson marble bust (1894-5) by David Watson Stevenson at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Sir William Thomson, Baron Kelvin bronze bust (1896) by Archibald McFarlane Shannan at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.James Clerk Maxwell bronze sculpture (2009) by Alexander Stoddart at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Poet & novelist George MacDonald bronze plaque by Alexander Munro at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill portrait by Sir James Guthrie at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.General Douglas Haig portrait by John Singer Sargent at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Charles Kenneth Scott-Moncrieff portrait by Edward Mercer at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Miss Maidie & Miss Elsie Scott portrait by Eric Harald Macbeth Roberson at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill portrait (c1919) by Sir James Guthrie at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.General Douglas Haig portrait (1919 & 22) by John Singer Sargent at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Charles Kenneth Scott-Moncrieff portrait (1914 & 18) by Edward Mercer at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Miss Maidie & Miss Elsie Scott portrait (1915) by Eric Harald Macbeth Roberson at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Andrew Carnegie portrait by Catherine Ouless after WW Ouless at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Sir Harry Lauder portrait by Theodora Roscoe at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Self portrait by John Runciman at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Artist Gavin Hamilton portrait by Archibald Skirving at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Andrew Carnegie portrait (1925) by Catherine Ouless after WW Ouless at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Sir Harry Lauder portrait (1936) by Theodora Roscoe at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Self portrait (1767) by John Runciman at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Artist Gavin Hamilton portrait (c1788) by Archibald Skirving at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Self portrait by Archibald Skirving at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Self portrait by Andrew Geddes at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Charles Rennie Mackintosh portrait holding Renfrew St. school plans by Francis Henry Newbery, school director which Mackintosh designed at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Charles Rennie Mackintosh portrait by Francis Henry Newbery, director of Renfrew St. school which Mackintosh designed at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Self portrait (1790) by Archibald Skirving at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Self portrait (c1815) by Andrew Geddes at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Charles Rennie Mackintosh portrait holding Renfrew St. school plans (1914) by Francis Henry Newbery, school director which Mackintosh designed (1894) at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Charles Rennie Mackintosh portrait (1914) by Francis Henry Newbery, director of Renfrew St. school which Mackintosh designed (1894) at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Self portrait by Duncan Grant at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Phoebe Anna Traquair marble bust by Peter Induni after James Pittendrigh Madgillivray at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Self portrait by Francis Campbell Boileau Cadell at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Self portrait (c1920) by Duncan Grant at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Phoebe Anna Traquair marble bust (1927) by Peter Induni after James Pittendrigh Madgillivray at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Self portrait (c1914) by Francis Campbell Boileau Cadell at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.

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