Scottish Artists Photos

Painters, sculptors and architects of Scotland with examples of their work.

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Pictish Art of Scotland (~600-1000) Pictish grave stone with rider on striped saddlecloth with sword at Meigle Sculptured Stone Museum. Meigle, Scotland Stone with Pictish double disk & Z-rod symbol at St Vigeans Museum. Arbroath, Scotland Pictish architectural frieze detail of half-woman / half-fish siren at Meigle Sculptured Stone Museum. Meigle, Scotland
Scottish Painted Ceilings Painted ceiling of birth chamber of King James VI & I in royal apartments at Edinburgh Castle. Edinburgh, Scotland Renaissance painted ceiling with exotic fruits in painted chamber at Gladstone's Land tenement house. Edinburgh, Scotland Ceiling painting with bearded creature in Oak room at John Knox House. Edinburgh, Scotland
Allan Ramsay (1713-1784) Margaret Lindsay of Evelick, 2nd Mrs. Allan Ramsay portrait by Allan Ramsay at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute portrait by Allan Ramsay at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland Portrait of John, 2nd Earl of Stair by Allan Ramsay in dining room at Newhailes. Musselburgh, Scotland
David Allan (1744-1796) Self portrait by David Allan at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland James Tassie, inventor of hard paste used to make replicas of cameos, portrait by David Allan at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland Spreull Family painting by David Allan at Hunterian Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland
Sir Henry Raeburn (1756-1823) Reverend Robert Walker Skating on Duddingston Loch painting by Sir Henry Raeburn at National Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland Niel Gow portrait by Sir Henry Raeburn at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland Portrait of Sir John Maxwell by Henry Raeburn at Pollok House. Glasgow, Scotland
Sir David Wilkie (1785-1841) Self portrait by Sir David Wilkie at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland William Chalmers Bethune, his 2nd wife Isobel Morison & daughter Isabella Maxwell Morison painting by Sir David Wilkie at National Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland Distraining for Rent painting by Sir David Wilkie at National Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland
John Watson Gordon (1788-1864) Carolina Oliphant, Lady Nairne with son William Murray Nairne portrait by Sir John Watson Gordon at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland Scottish poet James Hogg portrait by Sir John Watson Gordon at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland Portrait of Lord MacDonald of Sleat by Sir John Watson Gordon in the Hall at Hopetoun House. Queensferry, Scotland
Glasgow Boys (group of ~2 dozen painters c1880s-1920s) Druids - Bringing in Mistletoe painting by George Henry & Edward Atkinson Hornel of Glasgow Boys at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland Music painting by David Gauld at Hunterian Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland Anna Pavlova painting by John Lavery of Glasgow Boys at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland
Edward Atkinson Hornel (Glasgow Boys painter 1864-1933) Star in the East painting by George Henry & Edward Atkinson Hornel of Glasgow Boys at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland Young Girl with Primroses painting by Edward Atkinson Hornel of Glasgow Boys at Broughton House. Kirkcudbright, Scotland Burnet Roses painting by Edward Atkinson Hornel of Glasgow Boys at Broughton House. Kirkcudbright, Scotland
Scottish Colourists (group of 4 painters c1900-1920s) Closerie des Lilas - Anne Estelle Rice painting by John Duncan Fergusson of Scottish Colourists at Hunterian Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland Girl in Blue - Reflections painting by Francis Campbell Boileau Cadell of Scottish Colourists at Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland Houseboats, Loch Lomond painting by George Leslie Hunter of Scottish Colourists at Hunterian Art Gallery. Glasgow, Scotland
John Robert Steell (sculptor (1804-1891) Sir Walter Scott Monument statuette by Sir John Steell & produced by W.T. Copeland & Sons of Spode Works of Stoke at Writers' Museum. Edinburgh, Scotland Arthur Wellesley 1st Duke of Wellington, victor of Waterloo marble bust by Sir John Steell at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland Thomas Chalmers statue by Sir John Steell. Edinburgh, Scotland
William Birnie Rhind (sculptor 1853-1933) Duke of Buccleuch statue by Sir Joseph Boehm with bronze relief panels by William Birnie Rhind in front of St. Giles Cathedral. Edinburgh, Scotland Royal Scots Greys Monument by William Birnie Rhind in Princes Street Gardens. Edinburgh, Scotland To The King's Own Scottish Borderers Memorial by William Birnie Rhind on North Bridge. Edinburgh, Scotland
Christopher Dresser (decorative artist 1834-1904) Egyptian Revival chair by Christopher Dresser made by Chubb & Sons or Thomas Knight of England at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland Silver teapot by Christopher Dresser for Brian Asquith of Derbyshire, England at Pinakothek der Moderne. Munich, Germany Electroplated brass chamber candlestick by Christopher Dresser & made by Hukin & Heath of Birmingham, England at Carnegie Museum of Art. Pittsburgh, PA
Charles Rennie Mackintosh (architecture, decorative arts 1868-1928) Charles Rennie Mackintosh portrait by Francis Henry Newbery, director of Renfrew St. school which Mackintosh designed at National Portrait Gallery of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland Mackintosh designed oval medallion on rear facade at Scotland Street School. Glasgow, Scotland Drawing room fireplace area with inset shelves at Hill House. Helensburgh, Scotland

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