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Framed painting in oils of Burns in an Edinburgh Drawing room by an unknown artist

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Framed painting in oils of Burns in an Edinburgh Drawing room

Introduction:
Robert Burns was born in Alloway, and during a short lifetime he composed a wealth of songs and poems. He died aged 37 years in Dumfries of heart disease. Burns spent 2 winters in Edinburgh where he published the Edinburgh editions of his poems.
Image Rights Holder:
National Trust for Scotland
Ref:
BMT1345
Project:
198:The History of Robert Burns at Alloway
Material:
Oil on board
Dimensions:
75cm x 54cm
What:
Framed painting in oils of Burns in an Edinburgh Drawing room by an unknown artist
Subject:
In this scene Burns is seen standing and shaking hands with another guest.
Who:
Robert Burns (poet)
When:
Where:
The Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, South Ayrshire
Background:
In this scene Burns is seen standing and shaking hands with another guest.
Description:
Framed painting in oils on board by an unknown artist show in a scene with Burns in an Edinburgh Drawing Room based on a similar painting by CM Hardie showing a literary gathering at the home of the Duchess of Gordon in 1787.