Scottish domestic scene.

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Scottish National Portrait Gallery , Edinburgh
Scotland -- Social life and customs -- Exhibit
ContributionsSkinner, Basil C., Scottish National Portrait Gallery., Arts Council of Great Britain. Scottish Committee., Scottish National Portrait Gallery.
The Physical Object
Pagination14 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL18596071M

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William Kidd H.R.S.A. (c – 24 December ) was a prolific Scottish artist known for his comic depictions of cosy domestic scenes in romantic-era Scotland and England. He also illustrated works of various authors including Sir Walter Scott and Robert Burns.

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