Alexander Carse

c. 1770-1843 Scotland-Portraiture /Genre

 

Brief Biography-Alexander Carse was from East Lothian, David Allan, the painter and illustrator, tutored him. Allan had an influence on Carse along with Dutch art. Carse moved to London in 1812 where he encountered stiff competition from David Wilkie and after eight years decided to return to Scotland. Speculation has it that the subjects of Alexander Carse influenced David Wilkie.
Carse became an Artist Associate of the Royal Institute in Edinburg. He is most famous 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