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Sir David Wilkie

[Scottish Painter, 1785-1841]

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Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago

Notable SiteBirmingham Museums & Art Gallery, UK
9 drawings online

Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Study for Sir David Baird, 1834

Notable SiteSir David Wilkie at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  
Drawings collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  
Drawings/watercolor collection online

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh
9 works online

Notable SiteSir David Wilkie at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
The Holy Family with Saint Elizabeth and Saint John the Baptist, 1841

Notable SiteRoyal Academy of Arts Collection, London, UK

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK
(Zoomable - look for the magnifying glass and the text "Magnify image")

Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museums, Scotland

Ashmolean Museum at the University of Oxford, UK

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
40 works by or related to the artist

Dalhousie University Art Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia
The Story Teller

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, Scotland
3 works online

Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington - Provenance Research Project
An Eastern Lady Asleep, 1840-41

MacKenzie Art Gallery, Saskatchewan

Manchester City Art Gallery, UK

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  

National Museums Liverpool, UK
The Jew's Harp

National Museums Liverpool, UK
Queen Victoria

National Portrait Gallery, London, UK

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
Christopher Columbus in the Convent of La Rábida Explaining His Intended Voyage, 1834

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Slovenská Národná Galéria (Slovak National Gallery), Bratislava, Slovakia

Tate Gallery, London, UK

Sir David Wilkie at the The British Museum, London, UK

The Huntington Library, California

The Wallace Collection, London, UK
The Cottage Toilet, 1824
The Sportsman, 1824

Victoria and Albert Museum Catalogue, London, UK

Virtual Museum of Canada

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums

D'Outre Manche Database of British Art in French Public Collections

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Artarchiv Sample Artist Signatures
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Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteSir David Wilkie in the Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteSir David Wilkie at CGFA  

Notable SiteSir David Wilkie in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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California State University WorldImages Database  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

Olga's Gallery

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Ben Elwes Fine Art, London, UK -- Notable past sales
Guess my Name

Peter Nahum At The Leicester Galleries, London, UK
Archive of past displayed works which are "sold" or "not for sale"

The Border Collie Museum
Brief article on Wilkie with lots of images

The Modernist Journals Project
(Click "Retrieve Images" to see artworks)

The Victorian Web

UK Government Art Collection

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Sir David Wilkie  
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Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

The London Evening Standard
"Artist of the people", 2002 article by Brian Sewell

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