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Sir George Reid (1841-1913), Portrait and landscape painter

Sitter in 3 portraits
Artist associated with 15 portraits
Sir George Reid was born in Aberdeen and worked first as a lithographer before moving to Edinburgh in 1862 to study at the Trustees' Academy. In 1866, supported by the Aberdeen collector, John Forbes White, he went to Holland to study under the landscape and genre painter, Gerrit Mollinger. He became a close friend of Jozef Israels. He returned to Scotland in 1869, producing landscapes and portraits influenced by both Dutch and French contemporary painting. He was elected president of the Royal Scottish Academy in 1891.

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George MacDonald

by Sir George Reid
oil on canvas, 1868
NPG 2011


James Anthony Froude

by Sir George Reid
oil on canvas, 1881
NPG 4990


Sir Oliver Joseph Lodge

by Sir George Reid
oil on canvas, circa 1907
NPG 3952


George MacDonald

by Richard Austin Artlett, published by Henry Graves & Co, after Sir George Reid
line engraving, published 10 May 1869
NPG D38074


Sir Thomas Longmore

by Charles John Tomkins, after Sir George Reid
mezzotint, late 19th century
NPG D37432


Thomas Edward

by Paul Adolphe Rajon, after Sir George Reid
etching, 1876
NPG D2294


Thomas Edward

by Paul Adolphe Rajon, after Sir George Reid
etching, 1876
NPG D2295


Thomas Edward

by Paul Adolphe Rajon, after Sir George Reid
etching, 1876
NPG D2296


Thomas Edward

by Paul Adolphe Rajon, after Sir George Reid
etching, 1876
NPG D2297


Sir Richard Claverhouse Jebb

by Swan Electric Engraving Co, after Sir George Reid
photogravure, 1903-1905 (1903)
NPG D36491


John Peile

by T. & R. Annan & Sons, after Sir George Reid
photogravure, (1902)
NPG D40104

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