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Grant, Sir Francis (1803-1878), portrait and sporting painter

Amy Cassandra Albinson

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198604761
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/11257
Grant, Sir Francis (1803-1878), portrait and sporting painter

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Grant, Sir Francis (1803-1878), portrait and sporting painter, was born on 18 January 1803 in Edinburgh, the fourth of seven children of Francis Grant (d. 1819), laird of Kilgraston, Perthshire, a landowner with estates in Scotland and Jamaica, and his wife, Anne Oliphant. His brother was General Sir James Hope ...

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