Sir Walter Scott, The Abbotsford Family



Painted by Sir David Wilkie RA and engraved by John Smith for the Abbotsford Edition of ‘The Waverley Novels’ by Sir Walter Scott, 1842-1847.
The original was painted in October 1817 at Abbotsford. From the left the sitters are: Lady Scott; Ann Scott (Scott’s younger daughter); Sophia Scott (Scott’s older daughter, later Mrs. John Gibson Lockhart); Sir Walter Scott (seated); Thomas Scott (shepherd); Charles Scott (Scott’s younger son); Sir Adam Ferguson; Walter Scott (Scott’s oldest son). The dogs are Maida (left) and Ourisk (right, behind Sir Adam Ferguson).

Steel engraving
Image size 128 x 98 mm
450 ppi