Edmund Burke (1729–1797), Statesman, Orator and Author

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Reynolds and Edmund Burke were friends, the artist made the statesman one of his executors and left him £2,000 in his will. Reynolds was at his

National Galleries of Scotland: Portrait

Title

Edmund Burke (1729–1797), Statesman, Orator and Author

Date

1774

Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 76.2 x W 63.5 cm

Accession number

PG 2362

Acquisition method

bequeathed conditionally by Miss E. Drummond to the National Gallery of Ireland, transferred, 1969

Work type

Painting

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