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Sir David Wilkie The Letter of Introduction oil painting


The Letter of Introduction
Painting ID::  563
Sir David Wilkie
The Letter of Introduction
1813 National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh

   
   
     

Sir David Wilkie The Blind Fiddler oil painting


The Blind Fiddler
Painting ID::  564
Sir David Wilkie
The Blind Fiddler
1806 Tate Gallery, London

   
   
     

Sir David Wilkie Reading the Will (mk09) oil painting


Reading the Will (mk09)
Painting ID::  21442
Sir David Wilkie
Reading the Will (mk09)
1820 Oil on panel,76 x 115 cm Munich,Bayerische Staatsgemalde-sammlungen,Neue Pinakothek

   
   
     

Sir David Wilkie The Letter of Introduction (nn03) oil painting


The Letter of Introduction (nn03)
Painting ID::  23535
Sir David Wilkie
The Letter of Introduction (nn03)
1813 Oil on panel 61 x 50 cm 24 x 19 3/4 in National Gallery of Scotland Edinburgh

   
   
     

Sir David Wilkie The Defence of Saragossa (mk25) oil painting


The Defence of Saragossa (mk25)
Painting ID::  24037
Sir David Wilkie
The Defence of Saragossa (mk25)
1828

   
   
     

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     Sir David Wilkie
     1785-1841 British Sir David Wilkie Galleries Wilkie may have inherited his rectitude and tenacity, even his nervous inhibitions, from his father, the minister of his native parish. Though little responsive to schooling, he showed an early inclination towards mimicry that expressed itself in drawings, chiefly of human activity. In these he was influenced by a copy of Allan Ramsay pastoral comedy in verse, the Gentle Shepherd (1725), illustrated by David Allan in 1788. One of the few surviving examples of his early drawings represents a scene from it (c. 1797; Kirkcaldy, Fife, Mus. A.G.). Wilkie cherished the demotic spirit of this book and its illustrations throughout his life.

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