John Watson Gordon (1788-1864)

Scottish portrait painter. He produced some historical subjects as a young man, but made his reputation in portraiture. He became the most successful mid-century portrait painter and his sitters included Sir Walter Scott, David Cox and the Earl of Hopetoun.

 

His reputation in London was also considerable. His colours were silvery in tone, reflecting his love of Velasquez, and his brushwork fluent and expressive. Died Edinburgh.

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