Sir David Wilkie art links
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Sir David Wilkie
[Scottish Painter, 1785-1841]
Sir David Wilkie Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery, UK
9 drawings online
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!
Fitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK
J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Study for Sir David Baird, 1834
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston NEW!
Drawings collection online
National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh NEW!
National Gallery, London, UK
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist
Royal Academy of Arts Collection, London, UK
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C. NEW!
Tate Gallery, London, UK
The Royal Collection, London, UK
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
Frick Collection, New York City NEW!
Study of Two Figures (for The Burial of the Scottish Regalia)
Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself
Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, Scotland
3 works online
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
National Portrait Gallery, London, UK
North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
Christopher Columbus in the Convent of La Rábida Explaining His Intended Voyage, 1834
Philadelphia Museum of Art NEW!
Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey
Slovenská Národná Galéria (Slovak National Gallery), Bratislava, Slovakia
Sir David Wilkie at the The British Museum, London, UK
The Huntington Library, California
The Wallace Collection, London, UK NEW!
Victoria and Albert Museum Catalogue, London, UK
Virtual Museum of Canada
National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:
Art Fund for UK Museums
9 works online when last checked
D'Outre Manche Database of British Art in French Public Collections
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary NEW!Pictures from Image Archives:
Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)
Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)
Sir David Wilkie at The Art Renewal CenterMiscellaneous Sites:
Sir David Wilkie in the Web Gallery of Art
Wikimedia Commons Image Database
Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)
California State University WorldImages Database
Sir David Wilkie at CGFA
Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)
RKD Netherlands Imagebase NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions
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Ben Elwes Fine Art, London, UK -- Notable past salesArticles and Reference Sites:
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
Encyclopedia Britannica complete article on Sir David Wilkie
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting
RKD Netherlands Institute for Art History
Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.
Wikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
The London Evening Standard
"Artist of the people", 2002 article by Brian Sewell