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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 - NPG 2011

George MacDonald

by Sir George Reid
oil on canvas, 1868
NPG 2011

James Anthony Froude, by Sir George Reid - NPG 4990

James Anthony Froude

by Sir George Reid
oil on canvas, 1881
NPG 4990

Sir Oliver Joseph Lodge, by Sir George Reid - NPG 3952

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 - NPG D38074

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 - NPG D37432

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 - NPG D2294

Thomas Edward

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

Thomas Edward, by Paul Adolphe Rajon, after  Sir George Reid - NPG D2295

Thomas Edward

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

Thomas Edward, by Paul Adolphe Rajon, after  Sir George Reid - NPG D2296

Thomas Edward

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

Thomas Edward, by Paul Adolphe Rajon, after  Sir George Reid - NPG D2297

Thomas Edward

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

John Peile, by T. & R. Annan & Sons, after  Sir George Reid - NPG D40104

John Peile

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

Sir Richard Claverhouse Jebb, by Swan Electric Engraving Co, after  Sir George Reid - NPG D36491

Sir Richard Claverhouse Jebb

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

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