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Etching - Robert Burns, Depute Master

Etching - Robert Burns, Depute Master

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Framed Etching ’ Robert Burns, Depute Master’

This fantastic etching depicts Burns in his Masonic regalia as Depute Master framed and behind glass. Etched by Charles Ewart from the original by Stewart Watson. It is obviously influenced from the famous Nasmyth portrait.  This is a wonderful and rare example of Robert Burns as he is resting against a chair.  In original oak frame with gilded slip and in great condition.

Circa 1850’s

Height 33" (84cm)
Width 27.5" (70cm)

Robert Burns (1759-96) was born in Alloway, Ayrshire, the son of a market gardener who feud 7 acres locally. In a short period Burns, the farmer Poet wrote a wealth of songs and poems. He died in Dumfries of rheumatic fever at the early age of 37 years. During the last quarter of the 18th. Century Freemasonry was at the height of its popularity and Burns was a Mason from 1781 until his death. He was initiated on 4th. July 1781 in St, David’s Lodge no. 174, Tarbolton, Ayrshire. It was partly due to his Masonic connections that Burns was widely received in Edinburgh.

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As we deal in original antique and vintage items, it is worth noting that this object has been pre-loved and will have signs of use, wear and tear. Wherever possible we will always list the condition of the item, but it should be noted that these are not new. We feel this adds patina and creates the beauty of the object. If you have any doubts or questions, PLEASE contact us BEFORE purchasing the item.  We also reserve the right to remove or refuse any sale, at which time a full refund would be issued.  Please see our terms and conditions of sale.

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