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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   NEW!

Notable SiteBirmingham Museums & Art Gallery, UK
9 drawings online

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK

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

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Drawings collection online

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh   NEW!

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist

Notable SiteRoyal Academy of Arts Collection, London, UK

Notable SiteSmithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.   NEW!

Notable SiteTate Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteThe 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
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

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

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

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)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteSir David Wilkie at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteSir David Wilkie in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia 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)  

Olga's Gallery

RKD Netherlands Imagebase   NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions

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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  
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

Notable SiteRKD Netherlands Institute for Art History  

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

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

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