John Christian Schetky (1778 - 1874)
RA Collection: People and Organisations
Marine painter, draughtsman, drawing-master. Studied in Edinburgh; in 1801 walked to Rome, returning through France. Resided at Oxford, Great Marlow (1808-11), Portsmouth (1811-36), Addiscombe (1836-55). Nephew of Philip Reinagle R.A. (1748-1833); brother of watercolorist John Alexander Schetky (1785-1824).
Born: 11 August 1778 in Edinburgh
Died: 29 January 1874
Reminiscences Of The Veterans Of The Sea. A Series Of Photographs Illustrative Of The British Navy Of By-Gone Times From The Professional Works Of J.C. Schetky, Marine Painter In Ordinary To Her Most Gracious Majesty The Queen. - London:: 1867.
S. F. L. Schetky
Ninety years of work and play : sketches from the public and private career of John Christian Schetky, late marine painter in ordinary to her majesty / by his daughter [S. F. L. Schetky] - Edinburgh ; London: 1877
J. C. Schetky, Buckland House [to John Burnet, No 2, Whiteheads Grove, Chelsea]
04 Feb 1833
J.C. Schetky, to Mr Smith
25 [?] 1849
Title page of a sales catalogue
26 Feb 1875
William Alexander, Marlow, William P. Sherlock, Macclefield Street, Soho Square
21 Jun 1808