Alexander Carse

c. 1770-1843 Scotland-Portraiture /Genre

 

Brief Biography-Alexander Carse from East Lothian was tutored by David Allan the painter and illustrator. Allan had an influence on Carse along with Dutch art. He moved to London in 1812 where he encountered strong competition from David Wilkie and after eight years decided to return to Scotland. It has been said Wilkie had been influenced by the subjects of Alexander.
Carse became an Artist Associate of the Royal Institute in Edinburg. He is noted in particular for his painting of the Royal visit by George IV to Scotland and three paintings of football matches. He had two sons who became artists, William Carse and James Howe Carse. Alexander sadly died a poor man.

 

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a village
argument

a village argument

a village
concert

a village concert]


penny wedding

penny wedding

the
football play

the football play

the open
air preacher

the open air preacher