Lecture or talk Adults

In Focus: Raeburn’s Portraits of the Forbes Brothers

  • Tuesday 19 February, 12.45-1.15pm
FREE

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Dress, Dogs, and Dynasty: One of the National Galleries of Scotland’s most recent acquisitions is Henry Raeburn’s portraits of the young brothers, William Stuart and John Stuart Hepburn Forbes. Dr Heather Carroll will take a closer look at these portraits which allow us a glimpse of childhood in early nineteenth-century Scotland.

Sir Henry Raeburn William Stuart Forbes, elder son of Sir William Forbes of Pitsligo, 1802 - 1826 About 1809 - 1813
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In order to protect our vulnerable works of art from any kind of accidental damage we kindly ask all visitors to either carry their rucksack/backpack by hand or place it in a locker.

During the period 12-24 November there will be no disabled access to rooms 17 and 18. Find out more.

  • Information desk
  • Wifi
  • Wheelchair access
  • Hearing loop
  • Accessible toilets
  • Wheelchairs available
  • Public toilets
  • Lockers (£1/£2)
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Seating throughout
  • Bike rack

Getting here

The Scottish National Gallery can be found just off Princes Street in the city centre.

  • Open daily, 10am-5pm, Thursdays until 7pm
The Mound, Edinburgh, EH2 2EL

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