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Sir David Wilkie, 1785–1841, British

The Pedlar

Oil on panel
Support (PTG): 23 1/2 x 19 1/2 inches (59.7 x 49.5 cm)

Signed, lower left: "DWilkie"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
bag | bonnet | breeches | child | clock | coat | dress | dwelling | fabric | family | father | fichu | genre subject | hat | house | inspection | jacket | mother | peddler | pipe | purchases | rural | selling | sisters | smoking (activity) | stockings | vendor | window
On view

1,470 GNS. More Paid After 41 Years, The Times (London), London, February 21, 1959, p. 8, Avaialble on line : Times Digital Archive Also available on microfilm: Film An T482 (SML)

A Triad of Painters: Fuseli, Wilkie, and Cruikshank, Graham's illustrated magazine of literature, romance, art, and fashion., 42, no. 3, March 1853, p. 315, Available online : American Periodicals database Also avalable in hard copy: A89 G7603 (LSF)

A Triad of Painters: Fuseli, Wilkie, and Cruikshank, Home Magazine, 8, T.S. Arthur Publisher, Philadelphia, August 1856, p. 108, Available Online via American Periodicals database Also available in hard copy: A89 L12846 (LSF)

Arts Diary, The Times, London, August 3, 1985, p. 20, Available online via Times Digital Archive

Bernard Thorpe and Partners, The Times, London, February 10, 1959, p. 16, Available online via Times Digital Archive

William Chiego, Sir David Wilkie of Scotland (1785-1841), Raleigh: North Carolina Museum of Art, 1987, P. 162-164, NJ18 W665 C45

Forthcoming Lectures, The Burlington Magazine, vol. 101, The Burlington Magazine Publications Ltd., Burlington, February 1959, p. 79, N1 .B87 Oversize Also available online via JSTOR

Catherine Hoover, The Influence of David Wilkie's Prints in the Genre Paintings of William Sidney Mount, The American Art Journal, 13, Kennedy Galleries, Inc, New York, Summer 1981, p. 32, N6505 .A618 Haas Also available online via JSTOR

John Morrison, Painting the Nation: Identity and Nationalism in Scottish Painting, 1800-1921, Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh, 2003, p. 28-30, fig. 2.4, ND478 .M67 2003 (YCBA)

Duncan Robinson, Acquisitions: The First Decade 1927-1986, The Burlington Magazine, 128, The Burlington Magazine Publications Ltd., Burlington, 1986, N1 .B87 Oversize Also available via JSTOR

Nicholas Tromans, David Wilkie, the People's Painter, Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh, 2007, p. 26, 93, NJ18.W665 T765 2007 (YCBA)

Nicholas Tromans, David Wilkie: A Painter of Everyday Life, London: Dulwich Picture Gallery, p. 76-77, fig. 15, NJ18. W665 776 2002 (LC) OVERSIZE (YCBA)

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