Artist: Alexander Reid

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Worked in Dumfries. Inherited estate, Kirkennan near Dalbeattie 1804.


 Alexander Reid:Gallovidian Laird and Miniaturist of Burns; An Appreciation, John Muir, TDGNHAS, Series 3, Vol. 17,p157-161,1932

Alexander Reid of Kirkennan, Reid F Corson, TDGNHAS, Series 3, Vol.16, p75-86, 1931


Scottish National Portrait Gallery has portrait miniature on ivory believed to be portrait for which Robert Burns stated in a letter, January 29 1796, that he was sitting (SNPG file).