George Ogilvy Reid
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George Ogilvy Reid (1851-1928)
Scottish landscape and portrait artist operating in the late 19th and early 20th century. He lived his entire life in Leith, the harbour area of Edinburgh. Reid initially trained as an engraver but later studied art at the Trustee’s Academy on Picardy Place (the forerunner of the Edinburgh College of Art).
In October 1891 he received a Royal Commission to paint the baptism of Queen Victoria’s grandchild, Prince Maurice of Battenburg.
Professional Bodies: ARSA 1888, RSA 1898
Reid’s works have been exhibited at the Royal Academy; Royal Scottish Academy; Royal Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts; Aberdeen Artists’ Society.