Archibald was a well-known painter - among which is the portrait of Robert Burns. He was imprisoned in the Bastille during the French Revolution. Taken prisoner on a ship on his return from Italy. - Two selk portraits of Archibald and one he painted of his father are in the Scottish National Portrait Gallery in Edinburg. - as is his portrait of Robert Burns. Archibald is buried in Athelstaneford Kirkyard. Memoirs of Dr. R. S. Skirving - pg. 26
Archibald Skirving - Body was interred in 1819 in Athelstaneford. On coming of age, his father secured him a job as a junior clerk in the Customs Office in Edinburgh. - Famous Painter - see Scottish National Portrait Gallery - (also Robert Burns)
The date I have for his death is 19 May 1819, Inveresk, Mussleburgh. Hope this helps.