Francis Cadell (1883-1937) was a member of the Scottish Colourists, whose works of art like the sophisticated model of A Lady in Black and sparkling A Vase of Water are created with an extraordinary range of multi-colors, from velvety blacks to vibrant yellows to porcelain blues.
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Reposted blog. THE MYSTERIOUS LADY DREAMING OF JAPAN A woman should be an illusion. Ian Fleming* Scottish artist George Henry (1858-1943) belonged to the Glasgow School, renowned for their use of rich and expressive colors evident in the work above. British journalist and intelligence officer Ian Fleming (1908-1964) gained international fame for […]
Alice Boyd (1825-1897) was a Scottish artist who is considered a Pre-Raphaelite painter; she also inherited an estate in the country of her birth. Do you notice not only the view but also the details of this work of art? A perfect escape through an artist’s eyes!
Scottish artist Sir Henry Raeburn (1756-1823) was a leading portrait painter of his day. Do you notice an almost impressionistic quality to his brushwork in the work of art above?
Scottish artist Allan Ramsay (1713-1784) was a popular portrait painter, including among his commissions King George III. However, he also created this moving portrayal of his second wife Margaret.
William Strang (1859-1921) was a Scottish artist who was both a painter and illustrator.
Scottish painter William Strang (1859-1921) was a versatile artist, creating in both oil and graphic works. The Bank Holiday above also shows his ability to represent vividly the daily life and interactions of ordinary people.
A SCOTTISH LASS & THE MOON GODDESS BEAUTY WITH RED HAIR The origins of the name Cynthia can be traced to Artemis, the ancient Greek goddess of the moon, and the location of her birth, Mt. Cynthus on Delos. Dictionary.com Scottish artist William Strang (1859-1921) was a talented painter as well as etcher. […]
Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it. NATIONAL GALLERIES OF SCOTLAND Edinburgh, Scotland ______ _________ FAST FACTS Consists of 3 major national collections of some 96,000 works of art; separate locations in the heart of Edinburgh, within short distance of each other. Free to visitors, although fee for special exhibitions may […]
Click on the works of art to enlarge or enhance them. SCOTTISH COLOURISTS EXHIBITIONS During the last few years, the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art in Edinburgh has presented a series of 3 one-man retrospectives on the Scottish Colourists, who worked mainly in the first half of the 20th century. This trio of artists — […]