Pettie, John (1839-1893) by Scholes, Robert

John Pettie (1839 – 1893) Scottish painter, born in Edinburgh. He trained at the Trustee’s Academy under Robert Scott Lauder, and then went to London where he studied with , and Peter Graham. His first published works were illustrations, drawn for the magazine , and inspired by the illustrations of John Gilbert. Pettie soon turned to painting subject pictures, at first taking purely Scottish themes, then Anglo-Saxon and Norman life. W. Q. Orchardson J. MacWhirter Good Words

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