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Sir David Wilkie


Name
Sir David Wilkie
Birth Year
1785
Death Year
1841
Country
UK
Movement
Romanticism

Sir David Wilkie Biography

Sir David Wilkie, a Scottish painter, was born in Cults manse in Fife in 1785. In 1799, he was sent to study at the Trustees’ Academy in Edinburgh and on his return home in 1804, painted his Pitlessie Fair. The Village Politicians (1806) was of great success which made him settle in London. In 1817, he visited Sir Walter Scott at Abbotsford, and painted the family group now in the Scottish National Gallery.


Sir David Wilkie 12 Most Important Paintings and Artworks

Sir David Wilkie Bibliography

Painting of Europe. XIII-XX centuries. Encyclopedic Dictionary. Moscow. Iskusstvo. 1999.