portrait Articles

Allan Ramsay 1713–1784, Margaret Lindsay of Evelick, Mrs Allan Ramsay, about 1758–9. Oil on canvas,  29¼ x 24⅜ in. Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh. Bequest of Lady Murray of Henderland, 1861 (NG430)A portrait...
Sir David Wilkie (1785–1841), Pitlessie Fair (detail), 1804. Oil on canvas, 24¼ x 43½ in. Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh. Purchased 1921 (NG 1527)These might not appear to be the most pious folks—the fifth...
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There are only two weeks left to experience the special exhibition Chuck Close and Crown Point Press: Prints and Processes on view at the de Young. The tight focus of this exhibition allows visitors to zero in on...
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The year 2012 represents a milestone for Chuck Close, the Crown Point Press, and the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco’s works on paper department, the Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts. Chuck Close and Crown Point...
Robert, Calvin, Martha, and William Scott and Mila, ca. 1843–1845
Regulars to the permanent galleries at the de Young will notice a new addition to Gallery 23 on the upper gallery level—the anonymous painting titled Robert, Calvin, Martha, and William Scott and Mila, ca. 1843–1845...