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Sir Henry Raeburn
(1756 - 1823)

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1756 Born 4 March in Stockbridge, Edinburgh
1771 Apprenticed to the goldsmith James Gilliland
1775 Possibly studies under Edinburgh portrait painter David Martin
1778 Marries a wealthy widow
1785 Meets Joshua Reynolds in London while en route to Italy
1812 Elected president of the Edinburgh Society of Artists
1815 Named a Royal Academician
1822 Knighted
1824(?) Appointed His Majesty's Limner for Scotland
1833 Dies 8 July in Edinburgh
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