Alexander Reid

Scottish (1747 - 1823)
Alexander Reid Robert Burns, 1759 - 1796. Poet 1795 - 1796


Born 1747
Died 1823
Nationality Scottish

Alexander Reid was born in Kirkcudbrightshire and received his training in London and Paris. He set up a studio in Dumfries and painted landscapes as well as portraits and miniatures of local people. His most famous sitter was Robert Burns, whose miniature he painted in 1796.