Artist: Walter Geikie

Date of Birth:
1797
Date of Death:
1837
Education:

Trustees Academy

Professional Bodies:

ARSA,1831; RSA, 1834

Associates:

Thomas Dick Lauder

Bibliography:

A History of Scottish Art, Bill Smith and Selina Skipwith, Merrell, London, 2003.

Notes:

Struck deaf and dumb at the age of two.  "No doubt the affliction heightened his awareness and sensitivity" Smith and Skipwith p38 (see bibliography).  His portrayals of life at country markets and fairs are full of humour but without any sentimentality or satire.

 

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