Reference Entry

Macbeth, Robert Walker (1848-1910), painter and etcher

Jennifer Melville

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Macbeth, Robert Walker (1848-1910), painter and etcher, was born on 30 September 1848 in Glasgow, one of the six sons of Norman Macbeth (1821-1888), a well-known portrait painter, and his wife, Mary, née Walker. His younger brother, Henry Macbeth-Raeburn (1860-1947), also became an artist, as did an older brother, James ...

Reference Entry.  772 words. 

Subjects: biography ; history

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