Sir David Wilkie, R.A.

Preferred Media: Painting , printmaking and etching
Born: 18 November 1785 in Cults, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom
Died: 1 June 1841
Nationality: British
Royal Academy student from: 28 November 1805 to:
Elected A.R.A: 06 Nov 1809
Elected R.A: 11 Feb 1811
 
Works of Art: 85
Books: 11
Archives: 100
Works by

Sketch of Michelangelo's Taddei tondo   
Sketch of Michelangelo's Taddei tondo
c. 1823?
David Wilkie
  

A Beggar Woman with Two...   
A Beggar Woman with Two...
possibly 1814
David Wilkie
  

Study for 'Reading the News'   
Study for 'Reading the News'
c. 1821
David Wilkie
  

A man leaning on the...   
A man leaning on the...
by 1841
David Wilkie
  

Two men and a child...   
Two men and a child...
ca. 1818-22
David Wilkie
  

Study of a man with...   
Study of a man with...
by 1841
David Wilkie
  
 

A standing woman   
A standing woman
by 1841
David Wilkie
  

Study for 'The Cotter's Saturday...   
Study for 'The Cotter's Saturday...
ca. 1837
David Wilkie
  

Study for 'The Pedlar'   
Study for 'The Pedlar'
by 1817
David Wilkie
  

Boys playing by a fountain   
Boys playing by a fountain
by 1841
David Wilkie
  

Study for a version of...   
Study for a version of...
ca. 1821
David Wilkie
  

Guess My Name   
Guess My Name
ca. 1821
David Wilkie
  
 

Study of figures in an...   
Study of figures in an...
by 1841
David Wilkie
  

A Christening   
A Christening
by 1841
David Wilkie
  

Man carrying a barrel   
Man carrying a barrel
probably ca. 1818
David Wilkie
  

Study for 'The Penny Wedding'   
Study for 'The Penny Wedding'
ca. 1818
David Wilkie
  

Study for 'The Breakfast'   
Study for 'The Breakfast'
ca. 1817
David Wilkie
  

A woman dressing her hair   
A woman dressing her hair
1810 -20?
David Wilkie
  
 

A woman combing her hair   
A woman combing her hair
1810 - 1820 ?
David Wilkie
  

Head of a young woman   
Head of a young woman
Possibly 1835
David Wilkie
  

Head of an old man   
Head of an old man
David Wilkie
  

A portrait of Granger the...   
A portrait of Granger the...
David Wilkie
  

Studies of the heads of...   
Studies of the heads of...
1816 or later
David Wilkie
  

Figure study of a standing...   
Figure study of a standing...
?
David Wilkie
  
 

A drawing for 'The Broken...   
A drawing for 'The Broken...
by 1816
David Wilkie
  

A drawing for 'The Cotter's...   
A drawing for 'The Cotter's...
by 1837
David Wilkie
  

Boys digging for Rats   
Boys digging for Rats
1812
David Wilkie
  
Works after

The Spanish Posada or Guerilla...   
The Spanish Posada or Guerilla...
1827
David Wilkie
  

Washing the feet of the...   
Washing the feet of the...
1826
David Wilkie
  

The Christening of the first...   
The Christening of the first...
October 21st 1827
David Wilkie
  

Biscay Peasants   
Biscay Peasants
October 4th 1827
David Wilkie
  

Wilkie examining the Pictures at...   
Wilkie examining the Pictures at...
September 20th 1829
David Wilkie
  

Columbus at the Convent of...   
Columbus at the Convent of...
October 13th 1827
David Wilkie
  
 

Scene in Old Castle   
Scene in Old Castle
October 5th 1827
David Wilkie
  

Our Saviour at Emmans   
Our Saviour at Emmans
[1841]
David Wilkie
  

The Muleteer who accompanied Sir...   
The Muleteer who accompanied Sir...
1841
David Wilkie
  

A Circassian Lady   
A Circassian Lady
1840
David Wilkie
  

Persian Prince, his Slave bringing...   
Persian Prince, his Slave bringing...
1840
David Wilkie
  

Jewish Lady at Pera   
Jewish Lady at Pera
1840
David Wilkie
  
 

Mrs Young in an Eastern...   
Mrs Young in an Eastern...
1841
David Wilkie
  

A Lady of Pera   
A Lady of Pera
November 2nd 1840
David Wilkie
  

The Indian Hookabadur   
The Indian Hookabadur
[1840]
David Wilkie
  

Cellini presenting a Vase to...   
Cellini presenting a Vase to...
[1827]
David Wilkie
  

Napoleon and the Pope at...   
Napoleon and the Pope at...
June 9th 1828
David Wilkie
  

The Princess Doria washing the...   
The Princess Doria washing the...
[1827]
David Wilkie
  
 

The Pifferari playing Hymns to...   
The Pifferari playing Hymns to...
[1827]
David Wilkie
  

Group of Figures entering Madrid   
Group of Figures entering Madrid
29th December 1827
David Wilkie
  

The Monks at Confession at...   
The Monks at Confession at...
[1828]
David Wilkie
  

The Duke of Wellington writing...   
The Duke of Wellington writing...
[1836]
David Wilkie
  

The Senoritta and her Nurse   
The Senoritta and her Nurse
February 19th 1828
David Wilkie
  

The Guerilla's Return   
The Guerilla's Return
[1827]
David Wilkie
  
 

The Departure of the Guerilla   
The Departure of the Guerilla
1827
David Wilkie
  

Washington Irving examining the Spanish...   
Washington Irving examining the Spanish...
April 28th 1828
David Wilkie
  

Hebrew Women reading the Scriptures...   
Hebrew Women reading the Scriptures...
1841
David Wilkie
  

The Tartar relating the News...   
The Tartar relating the News...
1840
David Wilkie
  

The Dragoman of the Austrian...   
The Dragoman of the Austrian...
1840
David Wilkie
  

The Sheik of Lebanon   
The Sheik of Lebanon
1840
David Wilkie
  
 

Study for the "Ecce Homo";...   
Study for the "Ecce Homo";...
1841
David Wilkie
  

Sketch of an Arab Family   
Sketch of an Arab Family
1840
David Wilkie
  

Sketch for the Nativity; Jerusalem   
Sketch for the Nativity; Jerusalem
1841
David Wilkie
  

Hebrew Woman and Child, Jerusalem   
Hebrew Woman and Child, Jerusalem
1840
David Wilkie
  

The Sheik who escorted Sir...   
The Sheik who escorted Sir...
1840
David Wilkie
  

The Armenian Dragoman of Mr....   
The Armenian Dragoman of Mr....
27 January [1841]
David Wilkie
  
 

The Albanian of Mr Colquhoun,...   
The Albanian of Mr Colquhoun,...
1840
David Wilkie
  

Three Greek Sisters at Terapia   
Three Greek Sisters at Terapia
1840
David Wilkie
  

The Nubian Servant of Mr...   
The Nubian Servant of Mr...
1840
David Wilkie
  

The Travelling Tartar to the...   
The Travelling Tartar to the...
1840
David Wilkie
  

A Turkish Coffee House, Constantinople   
A Turkish Coffee House, Constantinople
1840
David Wilkie
  

Portrait of Halakoo Mirza: The...   
Portrait of Halakoo Mirza: The...
1840
David Wilkie
  
 

The Infant Daughter of Admiral...   
The Infant Daughter of Admiral...
1840
David Wilkie
  

The Sultan Abdul Medschid   
The Sultan Abdul Medschid
1840
David Wilkie
  

The Letter Writer, Constantinople   
The Letter Writer, Constantinople
1840
David Wilkie
  

Mrs Moore, wife of the...   
Mrs Moore, wife of the...
1841
David Wilkie
  

The Dragoman of Mr Allison...   
The Dragoman of Mr Allison...
1840
David Wilkie
  

The Daughter of Admiral Walker   
The Daughter of Admiral Walker
1840
David Wilkie
  
 

Admiral Walker, Commander of the...   
Admiral Walker, Commander of the...
27 November 1840
David Wilkie
  

Mr. Cartwright, [British] Consul at...   
Mr. Cartwright, [British] Consul at...
1 November 1840
David Wilkie
  

Madame Josephina in Turkish dress   
Madame Josephina in Turkish dress
1840
David Wilkie
  

Camels sketched at Smyrna   
Camels sketched at Smyrna
1840
David Wilkie
  

The Dragoman of Mr Moore,...   
The Dragoman of Mr Moore,...
1841
David Wilkie
  

Portrait of Mehemet Ali, Pasha...   
Portrait of Mehemet Ali, Pasha...
1841
David Wilkie
  
 

Chelsea Pensioners reading the Gazette...   
Chelsea Pensioners reading the Gazette...
10 September 1831
David Wilkie
  
Works associated with

  

ca. 1805-6
Benjamin Robert Haydon
  

Bust of Sir David Wilkie,...   
Bust of Sir David Wilkie,...
1833
George Rennie
  

Portrait of Sir David Wilkie...   
Portrait of Sir David Wilkie...
James Roberts?
  

Wilkie, David, R.A.   Sir David Wilkie's sketches, Spanish & oriental / drawn on stone by Joseph Nash. - London 1846   
12/3570   
Laing, David   Etchings by Sir David Wilkie, R.A. Limner to H.M. for Scotland and by Andrew Geddes, A.R.A. With biographical sketches by David Laing, F.S.A.S. - Edinburgh : 1875.   
12/3130   
British painters of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries : with eighty examples of their work engraved on wood.   - London [n.d.]   
08/2633   
Raimbach, Abraham   Memoirs And Recollections Of The Late Abraham Raimbach, Esq. Engraver, Corresponding Member Of The Institute Of France, And Honorary Member Of The Academies Of Arts Of St. Petersburgh, Geneva, And Amsterdam. Including A Memoir Of Sir David Wilkie, R.A. Edited By M.T.S. Raimbach, M.A. [Epigraph] - - London: 1843. [Not Published.]   
07/2571   
Burnet, John   Practical Essays On Various Branches Of The Fine Arts. To Which Is Added, A Critical Inquiry Into The Principles And Practice Of The Late Sir David Wilkie. By John Burnet, F.R.S. Author Of "Practical Hints On Painting." - London: [1848]   
06/2389   
Cunningham, Allan   The Life Of Sir David Wilkie; With His Journals, Tours, And Critical Remarks On Works Of Art; And A Selection From His Corespondence. By Allan Cunningham. In Three Volumes. Vol. I. (-III.) - London: 1843.   
05/3993   
Pilkington, Matthew   A General Dictionary Of Painters; Containing Memoirs Of The Lives And Works Of The Most Eminent Professors of the Art of Painting. From Its Revival By Cimabue, In The Year 1250, To The Present Time. By Matthew Pilkington, A.M. A New Edition, Corrected And Revised, With An Introduction, Historical And Critical, And Twenty-Six New Lives Of Artists Of The British School, By Allan Cunningham. - London: 1840.   
05/3416   
Haydon, Benjamin Robert   Lectures On Painting And Design: Origin Of The Art - Anatomy The Basis Of Drawing - The Skeleton - The Muscles Of Man And Quadruped - Standard Figures - Composition - Colour - Ancients And Moderns - Invention. By B.R. Haydon, Historical Painter. With Designs Drawn By Himself On The Wood, And Engraved By Edward Evans. - London: 1844. (-1846.)   
05/2353   
The Royal Gallery Of British Art.   - London: [ca. 1851?]   
05/818   
The Royal Gallery Of British Art.   - London: [ca. 1851?]   
05/806   
Wilkie, David, R.A.   Sir David Wilkie's Sketches In Turkey, Syria & Egypt, 1840 & 1841. Drawn on Stone by Joseph Nash. - [London] : Feby. 1st. 1843   
05/51   
WA/5    Commonplace book containing conversations with James Northcote    1813-1821    Item   
WA/2    Diary in printed "Student's Journal"    25 Sep 1821 - 24 Sep 1822    Item   
HU/7/28    Ozias Humphry, to James White, Exeter    9 Nov 1808    Item   
HU/7/3    [draft] Ozias Humphry, to James White, Exeter    [4 Jan 1809?]    Item   
AND/24/195    Printed circular    [21 Apr 1842]    Item   
AND/24/193    Newspaper cutting    15 Jun 1842    Item   
AND/24/191    Newspaper cutting    Jun 1842    Item   
AND/24/188    Newspaper cutting    [1842]    Item   
AND/24/184    Title page of a sale catalogue    25 Apr 1842    Item   
AND/24/92    Newspaper cutting and sale catalogue cutting    1842    Item   
AND/23/39    Sales catalogue cutting    1872    Item   
AND/22/273    Newspaper cuttings    [1836]    Item   
AND/22/267    Newspaper cuttings    [1836]    Item   
AND/22/171    Newspaper cuttings    [1835]    Item   
AND/21/234    Newspaper cuttings    [1832]    Item   
AND/21/134    Newspaper cuttings    [1831]    Item   
AND/21/34    [copy] David Wilkie, Kensington, to Miss Fletcher    30 Oct 1830    Item   
AND/20/147    [copy] David Wilkie, to William Collins    [9 May 1828]    Item   
GI/1/355    David Wilkie, Kensington, London, to John Gibson    16 Mar 1840    Item   
AND/19/119    Newspaper cuttings    1825    Item   
AND/19/117    Sales catalogue cutting    [c.1860]    Item   
AND/18/197    Edward Bell's critiqque of exhibit #135, iThe Parish Beadle/i, by Sir David Wilkie    1823    Item   
GI/1/70    Harriet Cheney, 43 Upper Seymour Street. London, to [John] Gibson    16 Jun 1829    Item   
AND/16/93    [copy] David Wilkie, Kensington, to Benjamin West    17 Jul 1816    Item   
AND/15/128    Fragment of a Sale Catalogue    [c.1860]    Item   
AND/14/182    David Wilkie, Manor Terrace, to Mr. Burnet    1 Aug 1811    Item   
AND/14/89    Anderdon's notes on David Wilkie    [c.1870]    Item   
AND/13/238    Newspaper cutting    [1808]    Item   
AND/13/136    Note on Sir David Wilkie, by Edward Bell    [c.1840]    Item   
AND/13/135    Newspaper cutting, an incomplete critique of the 1807 Academy exhibition    1807    Item   
AND/13/31    [copy] Press cutting    [1806]    Item   
JU/10/229    John Burnet, No. 1 Clover Hill, Ramsgate, to Mr Harrison, at Boydell & Co's.    25-27 Jul 1852    Item   
JU/9/57    B. R. Haydon, London to Lieut Higginson RN    21 Feb 1845    Item   
JU/8/55    David Wilkie, Kensington [to William Upcott]    27 Dec 1844    Item   
LAW/5/357    David Wilkie, 7 Terrace, Kensington, to Sir Thomas Lawrence    18 Aug 1829    Item   
LAW/5/353    T[homas] L[awrence], to David Wilkie, Kensington    [Aug 1829]    Item   
LAW/5/326    David Wilkie, 7 Terrace, Kensington, to Sir Thomas Lawrence    3 May 1829    Item   
LAW/5/298    Thos. Lawrence, Russell Square, to David Wilkie    29 Jan 1829    Item   
LAW/5/282    David Wilkie, 7 Terrace, Kensington, to Sir Thos. Lawrence, Russell Square, Royal Academy, Somerset House    29 Nov 1829    Item   
LAW/5/278    Thos. Lawrence, to [David Wilkie]    9 Dec 1828    Item   
LAW/5/210    David Wilkie, Madrid, to Sir Thomas    4 Feb 1828    Item   
LAW/5/189    David Wilkie, Madrid, to Sir Thomas Lawrence, Russell Square, London    12 Nov 1827    Item   
LAW/5/187    David Wilkie, Madrid, to Sir Thomas Lawrence, President of the Royal Academy, London    12 Nov 1827    Item   
LAW/5/186    Thos. Lawrence, Russell Square, to David Wilkie, Madrid    10 Jan 1828    Item   
LAW/5/185    Thos. Lawrence, to David Wilkie, Madrid    [5 Dec 1827]    Item   
LAW/5/158    David Wilkie, to Sir Thomas Lawrence    [7 May 1827]    Item   
LAW/5/77    Thos. Lawrence, Russell Square, to [?David Wilkie]    [c.1814]    Item   
LAW/5/74    Brook Taylor, Munich, to Sir Thomas Lawrence    21 Aug 1826    Item   
LAW/4/379    Henry Thomson, 15 Newman Street, to Sir Thomas Lawrence, Hotel de Londres, Place Vendome, Paris    1 Oct 1825    Item   
LAW/4/378    David Wilkie, Vevey, to Sir Thomas Lawrence    28 Sep 1825    Item   
LAW/4/354    T[homas] L[awrence], Hotel de Paris, to Mrs. Wolff, Fairfield, Ross, Hertfordshire    22 Aug 1825    Item   
LAW/4/107    Thos. Lawrence, Russell Square, to [David Wilkie]    [Apr 1823]    Item   
LAW/4/81    Thos. Lawrence, Russell Square, to [un-named]    20 Dec 1822    Item   
LAW/4/80    Thos. Lawrence, Russell Square, to [David Wilkie?]    18 Dec 1822    Item   
LAW/4/56    David Wilkie, Kensington, to [Thomas Lawernce]    29 Sep [1822]    Item   
LAW/4/55    David Wilkie, Phillimore Place, Kensington, to Sir Thomas Lawrence    17 Sep 1822    Item   
LAW/4/32    David Wilkie, Kensington, to Sir Thomas    21 Jun 1822    Item   
LAW/4/22    David Wilkie, Russell Square, to Sir Thomas    9 May 1822    Item   
LAW/4/184    David Wilkie, Kensington, Sir Thomas Lawrence    7 Jan 1821    Item   
LAW/4/172    David Wilkie, 24 Lower Phillimore Place, Kensington    5 Dec 1823    Item   
LAW/4/240    Thos. Lawrence, Russell Square, to [?David Wilkie]    18 Aug 1824    Item   
LAW/4/259    Thos. Lawrence, Russell Square, to David Wilkie    2 Nov 1824    Item   
LAW/4/267    Thos. Lawrence, Russell Square, to David Wilkie    21 Nov 1821    Item   
LAW/4/270    David Wilkie, 7 Terrace, Kensington, to Sir Thomas Lawrence, Russell Square    20 Nov 1824    Item   
LAW/4/169    William Etty, Hotel de Dusseldorf, Rue des Petits Augustines, Quai Voltaire, Paris, to Sir Thomas Lawrence    14 Nov 1823    Item   
LAW/3/290    David Wilkie, Edmonton, to [Thomas Lawrence]    14 May 1821    Item   
LAW/3/286    Brook Taylor, Munich, to Sir Thos. Lawrence    4 May 1821    Item   
LAW/3/281    M. de Ringel, Munich, to Brooke Taylor    24 Apr 1821    Item   
LAW/3/253    David Wilkie, 24 Lower Phillimore Place, Kensington, to Brooke Taylor    14 Feb 1821    Item   
LAW/3/240    Brooke Taylor, Munich, to Sir Thomas Lawrence    21 Dec 1820    Item   
LAW/3/237    Thos. Lawrence, Russell Square, to [David Wilkie]    [5 Jan 1821]    Item   
LAW/3/199    B. Bloomfield, Windsor Park, to Sir Thomas Lawrence    3 Sep 1820    Item   
LAW/3/198    Thos. Lawrence, Bushey House, to [David Wilkie]    4 Sep 1820    Item   
LAW/3/174    David Wilkie, Kensington, to Sir Thomas Lawrence    24 Jul 1820    File   
RAA/SEC/2/96    Tribute to the memory of Sir David Wilkie, RA    [1841]    Sub-series   
LAW/3/144    David Wilkie. 24 Lower Phillimore Place, Kensington    30 May 1820    Item   
LAW/3/142    David Wilkie, 24 Lower Phillimore Place, Kensington, to [Thomas Lawrence]    27 May 1820    Item   
LAW/3/141    Thomas Lawrence, Russell Square, to [David Wilkie]    28 May 1820    Item   
LAW/3/137    David Wilkie, Hyde Park Coffee House, Oxford Street, to Sir Thomas    20 May 1820    Item   
LAW/3/136    Pencil sketch    [c.1824]    Item   
LAW/3/41    Sam. Lysons, King's Bench Walk, to Thos. Lawrence, rome    5 May 1819    Item   
LAW/2/314    Fred. B. Watson, Carlton House, to Sir Thomas    15 Aug 1818    Item   
LAW/2/303    David Wilkie, Kensington, to Sir Thomas Lawrence    17 Aug 1818    Item   
LAW/2/301    Thos Lawrence, Russell Square, to [David Wilkie]    [15 Aug 1818]    Item   
LAW/2/300    Sir Thos. Lawrence, to David Wilkie, Phillimore Place, Kensington    12 Aug 1818    Item   
LAW/2/96/1    T Lawrence, Russell Square, London, to Joseph Farington, Mr. Farington's, Parrs Wood, near Manchester    6 Apr [1815]    Item   
LAW/2/10    Thos. Lawrence, to [Joseph Farington]    9 Feb 1812    Item   
LAW/1/250    T. Lawrence, to [Joseph Farington]    [14 Aug 1810]    Item   
LAW/1/248    T. Lawrence, Greek St., to [Joseph Farington]    [23 Jul 1810]    Item   
LAW/1/231    T. L[awrence], to Joseph Farington, Marlborough Buildings, Bath    [27 Jan 1810]    Item   
RAA/SEC/1/76    Letter from Sir David Wilkie, Kensington, to Sir Thomas Lawrence    17 Nov 1828    Item   
RAA/SEC/1/75    Letter from David Wilkie, Phillimore Place, Kensington, to the President and Council    01 Jan 1820    Item   
RAA/SEC/2/12/5    George Nicol, Secretary, British Institution, Pall Mall, to the President and Council    20 May 1842    Item   
236/45/3    W.P. Frith, London, to T. Miller    10 Dec 1854    Item   
236/45/2    W.P. Frith, at Jn. H. Taylor's, to T. Miller    c.Dec 1854    Item   
236/42/12    W.P. Frith, London, to T. Miller    15 Apr 1852    Item   
236/36/20    T. Webster, Athenaeum, to T. Miller    [c.1853]    Item   
236/36/11    T. Webster, Mall, Kensington, to Thoms Miller    26 Dec 1852    Item   
RAA/GA/1/4    General Assembly minutes, vol. 4    10 Feb 1826 - 10 Dec 1841    Item   
RAA/PC/1/9    Council minutes, vol. 9    07 Jan 1839 - 21 Feb 1844    Item