Beautiful Portrait Paintings by Christina Robertson

Christina Robertson
Christina Robertson was a superb talented Scottish painter and artist of the mid-19th Century, who spent many years at the Russian Imperial Court in St. Petersburg, where she gained extensive renown. Christina Saunders was born and brought up in Kinghorn, in Fife. She came from an artistic family, and showed considerable early talent herself. As a young woman she moved to work in London alongside her uncle, the artist George Saunders. She soon established herself as a skilled and popular painter of portraits and miniatures. In 1823 she married another artist, James Robertson. Four of their children survived into adulthood.

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