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Portrait of the Artist's Brother, Captain James Wilkie (1784–1824)

Photo credit: Antonia Reeve

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National Galleries of Scotland: National


Portrait of the Artist's Brother, Captain James Wilkie (1784–1824)


late 1790s/early 1800s


oil on canvas


H 32.5 x W 27.4 cm

Accession number

NG 2861

Acquisition method

presented by Professor Hamish Miles, Edinburgh, 2012

Work type


Inscription description

Inscribed in ink at the top of the stretcher: Portrait of Captain James Wilkie painted by his brother Sir David Wilkie R.A. Inscribed in ink at the bottom of the stretcher: David Wilkie / December 28th 1894 from his uncle Colonel David Wilkie


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