Sir George Reid
(1841 - 1913)
Sir George Reid was active/lived in Scotland. Sir George Reid is known for portrait and landscape painting, lithography.
Biography Sir George Reid
Sir George Reid PRSA HRSW LLD (1841 - 1913), Portrait and landscape painter
Sir George Reid was born in Aberdeen [Scotland] 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 [AKA: Alexander Gerrit Mollinger - see AskART]. He became a close friend of Jozef Israels [see AskART].
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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