David Irwin, Francina Irwin Scottish Painters at Home and Abroad, 1700-1900. 1975.
Kenneth Bendiner "Wilkie in Turkey: The Tartar Messenger narrating the news of the Victory of St. Jean d"Acre." Art Bulletin. vol. 58, 1981.
David Blayney Brown Sir David Wilkie: Drawings and Sketches in the Ashmolean Museum. Morton Morris & Co. , London, London, 1985.
Lindsay Errington Tribute to Wilkie : from the National Gallery of Scotland with contributions by Turner, Landseer, Frith and others Ex. cat. National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh, 1985.