James MacPherson , Portrait Of The Scottish Writer , Poet , Literary Collector A ...
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Description: James MacPherson , portrait of the Scottish writer , poet , literary collector and politician , 27 October 1736 – 17 February 1796 . MacPherson was responsible for the much disputed Ossian texts , which he insisted were translations from Old Gaelic , but in reality were probably a mixture of genuine material and imaginative additions . After the painting by Joshua Reynolds , 16 July 1723 – 23 February 1792 .