Family resemblance: a dialogue between father and son

Brown, R. and Buntin, M. (2013) Family resemblance: a dialogue between father and son. In: Campbell, M. and Dulau, A. (eds.) Allan Ramsay: Portraits of the Enlightenment. Prestel: Munich, pp. 51-65. ISBN 9783791348780

Brown, R. and Buntin, M. (2013) Family resemblance: a dialogue between father and son. In: Campbell, M. and Dulau, A. (eds.) Allan Ramsay: Portraits of the Enlightenment. Prestel: Munich, pp. 51-65. ISBN 9783791348780

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Abstract

This article looks at the relationship between the poet Allan Ramsay and his portrait painter son, also Allan Ramsay. The chapter looks specifically at the routes of patronage shared by father and son, and focuses on their contributions to Enlightenment sociability through their membership of gentlemen's clubs - respectively, the Easy Club and the Select Society.

Item Type:Book Sections
Additional Information:<br>Mungo Campbell with Anne Dulau and essays by Melanie Buntin, Rhona Brown, John Bonehill, Rica Jones.</br> Published to accompany the exhibition held at Hunterian Art Gallery, Glasgow, September 13th, 2013-January 5th.
Keywords:Allan Ramsay, poet, Allan Ramsay, painter, Enlightenment Edinburgh Clubs and Societies
Status:Published
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Brown, Dr Rhona and Buntin, Miss Melanie
Authors: Brown, R., and Buntin, M.
Subjects:N Fine Arts > ND Painting
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN0441 Literary History
College/School:College of Arts > School of Critical Studies > Scottish Literature
Publisher:Prestel
ISBN:9783791348780
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