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LOT 811

Lot 811

Sir David Wilkie (1785-1841)

Sir David Wilkie (1785-1841)
Lot 811 Details
Sir David Wilkie (1785-1841), Scottish


Five pen and sepia ink drawings with some brushwork; some inscribed verso indicating sketches probably made in situ. Framed in one mat.

Four/One 2.75 x 1.75 in — 7 x 4.4 cm; 3.5 x 6.5 in — 8.9 x 16.5 cm

Estimate $2,000-$3,000

Realised: $1,560
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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Sir David Wilkie (1785-1841)
  • Sir David Wilkie (1785-1841)
  • Sir David Wilkie (1785-1841)

Morton Morris & Company, London, UK;
From whom purchased by the Private Collection, Hamilton, Ontario in 1977


Elected A.R.A. in 1809 and R.A. in 1811, Wilkie was appointed the King’s Limner for Scotland in 1823 and painter in ordinary to the king in 1830. The painting for which this sketch is prepared, “The Penny Wedding, 1818”, is in the queen’s collection.


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LOT 811

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  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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