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Ena Baxter, 1924 - 2015. Businesswoman
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Ena Baxter, 1924 - 2015. Businesswoman 1999

Not on display

  • Scottish Art
For over forty years Ena Baxter worked with her husband to develop and market the family firm's - Baxters of Fochabers - wide range of food products, making the Speyside company into a household name. Mrs Baxter, herself an accomplished artist, chose Chen Yanning for this portrait commissioned by the Scottish National Portrait Gallery. On the scales, beside her smiling figure, a tin of Royal Game soup is being weighed against a stoneware preserve jar.

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When an individual or organisation employs an artist to execute a particular project, the process and the resulting work are termed a ‘commission’.



  • Acc. No. PG 3175
  • Medium Oil on canvas
  • Size 101.60 x 116.80 cm (framed: 117.50 x 132.00 x 7.50 cm)
  • Credit Purchased by commission 1999