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Pettie Collection

"Exploring the Artistic World of John Pettie

Background imagePettie Collection: The Vigil, c1884, (1938). Artist: John Pettie

The Vigil, c1884, (1938). Artist: John Pettie
The Vigil, c1884. The Vigil of Arms was one of the religious exercises, which in the Middle Ages preceded the conferment of knighthood

Background imagePettie Collection: Two Strings To Her Bow, 1887, (1938). Artist: John Pettie

Two Strings To Her Bow, 1887, (1938). Artist: John Pettie
Two Strings To Her Bow, 1887. Painting housed in Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. From World-Famous Paintings edited by J. Greig Pirie [W. & G. Foyle, Ltd, London, 1938.]

Background imagePettie Collection: Edna May Pettie, American actress and singer

Edna May Pettie, American actress and singer
Edna May Pettie (1878-1948), American actress and singer, known on stage as Edna May. 1903

Background imagePettie Collection: John Pettie, 1860s. Creator: John & Charles Watkins

John Pettie, 1860s. Creator: John & Charles Watkins
John Pettie, 1860s

Background imagePettie Collection: The Flag of Truce, late 19th century, (c1902). Creator: Unknown

The Flag of Truce, late 19th century, (c1902). Creator: Unknown
The Flag of Truce, late 19th century, (c1902). After a painting in the Museums Sheffield collection. Men at the gates of a castle, possibly preparing to surrender to an unseen enemy

Background imagePettie Collection: The Drumhead Court Martial, 1865, (c1902). Creator: Unknown

The Drumhead Court Martial, 1865, (c1902). Creator: Unknown
The Drumhead Court Martial, 1865, (c1902). After a painting in the Museums Sheffield collection. Victorian depiction of a 17th century scene: a military court on the battlefield

Background imagePettie Collection: Treason, 1867, (c1902). Creator: Unknown

Treason, 1867, (c1902). Creator: Unknown
Treason, 1867, (c1902). After a painting in the Museums Sheffield collection. Victorian depiction of a 16th-century scene; men in discussion round a table, leaning earnestly towards each other

Background imagePettie Collection: What D Ye Lack, Madam?, 1861, (c1915). Artist: John Pettie

What D Ye Lack, Madam?, 1861, (c1915). Artist: John Pettie
What D Ye Lack, Madam?, 1861, (c1915). From International Art: Past and Present by Alfred Yockney. [Virtue & Company, London, c1915]

Background imagePettie Collection: The Passion Flowers of Life. c1860-1890, (1923). Artist: John Pettie

The Passion Flowers of Life. c1860-1890, (1923). Artist: John Pettie
The Passion Flowers of Life. c1860-1890, (1923). John Pettie RA (1839-1893) was a Scottish painter who spent most of his career in England

Background imagePettie Collection: The Duke of Monmouth pleads for his life, 1685, (c1920). Artist: John Pettie

The Duke of Monmouth pleads for his life, 1685, (c1920). Artist: John Pettie
The Duke of Monmouth pleads for his life, 1685, (c1920). James Crofts, later Scott, 1st Duke of Monmouth, 1st Duke of Buccleuch (1649-1685), Pretender to throne of Scotland and England

Background imagePettie Collection: The houses of York and Lancaster, 15th century, (c1920)

The houses of York and Lancaster, 15th century, (c1920). Members of the opposing sides in the Wars of the Roses whose symbols were the red rose (Lancaster), and the white rose (York)

Background imagePettie Collection: John Pettie, artist and Royal Academician, 1882. Artist: Lock & Whitfield

John Pettie, artist and Royal Academician, 1882. Artist: Lock & Whitfield
John Pettie, artist and Royal Academician, 1882. Pettie (1839-1893) was born in Edinburgh and moved to London in 1862, two years after he first exhibited at the Royal Academy

Background imagePettie Collection: Miss Edna Mays Wedding to Oscar Lewisohn - Wedding party

Miss Edna Mays Wedding to Oscar Lewisohn - Wedding party
Miss Edna Mays Wedding Party - featuring Miss Edna May (1878-1948) as well as Miss Jane May, Mrs Pettie, Miss Pauline Chase, Mr Oscar Lewisohn and Miss Gertie Millar

Background imagePettie Collection: John Pettie

John Pettie
JOHN PETTIE Scottish artist Date: 1839 - 1893

Background imagePettie Collection: persuading Papa, by J. Pettie, A. R. A. in the Exhibition at the Gallery

persuading Papa, by J. Pettie, A. R. A. in the Exhibition at the Gallery
" persuading Papa, " by J. Pettie, A.R.A. in the Exhibition at the Gallery, 7, Haymarket, 1869, UK


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"Exploring the Artistic World of John Pettie: From The Vigil to The Houses of York and Lancaster" Step into the captivating world of renowned artist John Pettie as we unravel his diverse collection of artworks spanning different eras and themes. In "The Vigil, c1884, " experience the intensity and emotion captured by Pettie as he delves into a scene filled with suspense. Moving forward to "Two Strings To Her Bow, 1887, " witness his ability to depict intricate details in this charming portrayal. Beyond his artistic prowess, discover another facet of Pettie's life through "Miss Edna Mays Wedding to Oscar Lewisohn - Wedding party. " Here, we glimpse at the marriage celebration involving Edna May Pettie herself—an accomplished American actress and singer who undoubtedly brought joy to her husband's heart. Delve further into history with works like "The Drumhead Court Martial, 1865" and "Treason, 1867. " These pieces showcase unknown creators' interpretation but still reflect Pettie's ability to capture intense moments in time. Additionally, explore political intrigue in "What D Ye Lack Madam?, 1861, " where you'll be transported back to an era filled with questions and uncertainties. Pettie's versatility shines through in works such as "The Passion Flowers of Life" from c1860-1890—a testament to his ability to portray beauty amidst life's complexities. Travel even further back in time with him as he brings historical events alive; witness poignant scenes like "The Duke of Monmouth pleads for his life, 1685. " Finally, immerse yourself in the grandeur of medieval England with "The houses of York and Lancaster. " This piece transports us back centuries ago when these two powerful families vied for control over England—a reminder that art has always been intertwined with history.