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Oil painting - A Man Smoking
  • A Man Smoking
    Geddes, Andrew, born 1783 - died 1844
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A Man Smoking

  • Object:

    Oil painting

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (painted)

  • Date:

    early 19th century (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Geddes, Andrew, born 1783 - died 1844 (painter (artist))

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Oil on panel

  • Credit Line:

    Given by John Sheepshanks, 1857

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Oil on panel depicting a seated man in an armoured breast-plate smoking a small white pipe, with a servant offering him a drink on a tray in the background

Place of Origin

Britain (painted)


early 19th century (painted)


Geddes, Andrew, born 1783 - died 1844 (painter (artist))

Materials and Techniques

Oil on panel


Height: 38.1 cm estimate, Width: 30.5 cm estimate

Object history note

Given by John Sheepshanks, 1857

Descriptive line

Oil painting entitled 'A Man Smoking' by Andrew Geddes. Great Britain, ca. early 19th century.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Parkinson, R., Victoria and Albert Museum, Catalogue of British Oil Paintings 1820-1860, London: HMSO, 1990, p. 109


Oil paint; Panel


Oil painting

Subjects depicted

Smoking; Smoking; Drinking; Smokers


Paintings; Smoking accessories; Drinking; Scotland


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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