James Edgar

Scottish (1819 - 1876)
James Edgar Rev. Thomas Guthrie, 1803 - 1873. Preacher and philanthropist (Exhibited as Dr Guthrie on a Mission of Mercy) 1862

Biography

Born 1819
Died 1876
Nationality Scottish

A painter of portraits, genre subjects and landscapes, James Edgar was based in Edinburgh and exhibited at the Royal Scottish Academy from 1843 until his death. Posthumous drawings of Robert Burns by him are in the collections of the National Galleries of Scotland.