Horsburgh, John A, 1835-1924 :[Portrait of Walter Turnbull] Edin.r 1880

Horsburgh, John A, 1835-1924 :[Portrait of Walter Turnbull] Edin.r 1880
Horsburgh, John, 1835-1924; Turnbull, Alexander Horsburgh, 1868-1918

Seated frontal portrait of Walter Turnbull, father of Alexander Turnbull, in an interior setting. He rests his left arm on a book that sits on a table, and he holds another book in his right hand.

Painted in Edinburgh, possibly from a photograph, since Walter Turnbull was in New Zealand, not Scotland, during 1880. The artist was almost certainly a relative either of Mrs Alexandrina Turnbull, whose maiden name was Horsburgh, or of Walter Turnbull, whose grandmother's maiden name was Horsburgh. The same artist also painted portraits in Edinburgh of Mrs Turnbull dated May 1880 (G-655) and of the couple's daughter Isabella (G-668)

Inscriptions: Recto - bottom right - Signed in red brushpoint: Horsburgh, Edinbg, 1880

Quantity: 1 oil(s).

Physical Description: Oil on canvas, 1120 x 867 mm

Provenance: Collection of Alexander Horsburgh Turnbull.

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1 oil(s), Works of art, Oil paintings, Portraits, Oil on canvas, 1120 x 867 mm
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