Author:William Bell Scott

William Bell Scott
British poet and artist, son of Robert Scott (1777-1841), the engraver, and brother of David Scott, the painter, was born in Edinburgh. Associated with the Rossettis

This author wrote articles for the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica.
Articles written by this author are designated in the EB1911 by the initials "W. B. Sc."

William Bell Scott


  • The Year of the World (1846)
  • Memoir of David Scott (1850)
  • Albert Dürer: His Life and Works (1869)
  • The British School of Sculpture (1872)
  • Our British Landscape Painters (1872)
  • Murillo and the Spanish School (1873)
  • Autobiographical Notes (1892), edited by William Minto


  • "The Nymph of Arcadie" in Littell's Living Age, 128 (1658)
  • Ballads, Studies from Nature, Sonnets, etc. (1875)
  • A Poet's Harvest Home (1882)

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