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William Forbes was the eldest son of Sir William Forbes of Pitsligo, a prominent Scottish banker and patron of the arts. Sir William commissioned this painting around the time that Raeburn was experiencing financial problems, having been declared bankrupt in It would have been important for Raeburn to retain such a notable patron.
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His mother was also a branch of the family of Forbes of Monmusk, one of the first families in Scotland who were invested with the badge of Nova Scotia baronets, which still is worn by their descendents. His father, who was bred to the bar, and was rising into eminence...
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He was known also as an improving landlord, philanthropist and writer. He was born in Edinburgh 5 April His father Willam Forbes , heir to a Nova Scotia baronetcy , was an advocate; the family estate at Monymusk in Aberdeenshire , had been sold by his grandfather.