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William Gillies & the Scottish landscape

W. G. Gillies

William Gillies & the Scottish landscape

a Scottish Arts Council Touring Exhibition.

by W. G. Gillies

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Published by Scottish Arts Council in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gillies, W. G. -- Exhibitions.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsScottish Arts Council.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNC978.5.G5, ND497.G48
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(32)p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20686216M
    ISBN 100902989669
    OCLC/WorldCa16586131

    My inspiration comes from many sources, among them the great Scottish painters of the last century, William Mctaggart, Joan Eardly, Anne Redpath, William Gillies and John Maxwell; music, my family, the surrounding hills, fields and shores of southern Scotland and Picasso.". William Gillies, Skye Hills from near Morar (Watercolour on paper, ) This is a view of the distinctive Cuillin Hills in Skye from the beach near Morar - somewhere I've painted many times. Using a restricted palette of greens and blues, here's a patchwork of loose, big-brushed strokes, giving the sense of swiftly-changing light and shade.

    Valerie Gillies was born in Canada in but grew up in Southern Scotland. She has an MA and an MLitt from the University of Edinburgh, where she wrote her thesis on William Drummond’s Flowres of Sion.. She was also a Commonwealth Scholar at the University of Mysore in India, which has continued to have an important impact on her poetry.   The Scottish art schools retained the old disciplines long after they were abandoned in England, and the regime, while never prescriptive, was closely ordered, with Gillies, still principal in the.

    Sir William Gillies () Title: Dark Wood: Description: The painting depicts a "Dark Wood" in a Scottish landscape by one of Scotlands most respected and infulential artists. His work and tutorship inspired and influenced a host of Scottish artists for a generation who had attended The Edinburgh School of Art. Signed lower left W Gillies. Other stand out pieces included William McTaggart’s May Morning (sold for £34,), William Gillies’ Still-Life Red and Grey (sold for £21,) and a self-portrait by Glaswegian artist Muirhead Bone - selling for five times top estimate at £8, British & European Paintings Results. £79, Lot Ivon Hitchens Still-Life.


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William Gillies & the Scottish landscape [W. G Gillies] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. William Gillies book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. A biography of the Scottish landscape painter assessing Gillies' work from. Series: Modern Scottish painters ; 2 Hardcover: pages Publisher: Edinburgh University Press; 1st edition () Language: English ISBN ISBN Package Dimensions: x x inches Shipping Weight: ounces Customer Reviews: Be the first to write a review Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #10, in Books (See Top in Books)Author: Thomas Elder Dickson.

A biography of the Scottish landscape painter assessing Gillies' work from schoolboy days to retirement years.

Contains a chronology of the artist's life listing many of the locations of the painting trips. Gillies' private life is explored with the closeness of his family life being illustrated through black and white archive photographs. A lovely uncommon hardcover first edition copy of Joanna Soden and Victoria Kellar's study of the works and life of the renowned Scottish landscape and still life painter, William Gillies.

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Gillies vividly depicts the landscape of trees and fields around the castle. The painting is in good condition. It is signed W Gillies. Provenance. Exhibited Aitken Dott The Scottish Gallery Edinburgh catalogue 39 March 30th Robert A Lillie collection ref Housed in a gallery Frame 30 by 20 inches, in good condition.

More generally, the predominant trend in Scottish landscape painting up to the mid-twentieth century and beyond is typified by the work of artists such as William Gillies and John Maxwell, whose faithful portrayal of the Scottish landscape was stimulated by modernist continental painting but.

Although he experimented with portraiture in his early career, Gillies concentrated principally on landscapes and still lifes, frequently depicting the Lothians, Fife and the Borders. Several of his works feature ceramics created by his younger sister, the potter Emma Smith Gillies, who died prematurely in.

William Gillies: Watercolours of Scotland by Long, Philip and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at His favourite subject was landscape, especially views in and around his home at Temple, a village about ten miles south of Edinburgh, where he settled in ‘On coming to Temple I began to cope with my new material by relying on simple planning and tonal relationships as subtle and evocative as I.

Gillies went by car or motorbike from his cottage in Temple and explored again and again the landscape of the area, stopping at the side of the road wherever and whenever something caught his eye.

One of his favourite views is one taken from the side of the road, looking across to. William Gillies enjoyed seven solo exhibitions with The Scottish Gallery during his lifetime, the reputation of artist and Gallery, intimately intertwined.

We are delighted to present this exhibition of 15 works focusing on his beloved Borders landscape. William Gillies lived a. WILLIAM GILLIES & THE SCOTTISH LANDSCAPE by MACKAY, MARGARET. Scottish Arts Council, Edinburgh, First Edition. Original Saddle Stapled Wrappers. Very Good/No Dustjacket.

Catalogue of an exhibition of landscape paintings by William Gillies, with an Introduction by Margaret Mackay, and notes on the pictures.

an informative catalogue with 48 illustrations in colour and b/w. Watercolours are lyrically observed renderings of the Scottish Borders based on decisive pencil or pen drawings or for larger works, executed alla prima.

Although he experimented with portraiture in his early career, Gillies concentrated principally on landscapes and still lifes. Feb 3, - Explore allyf_'s board "Sir William Gillies" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Scottish landscape, Scottish painting, Painting pins.

Sir William George Gillies RA RSA (–) William George Gillies was one of Scotland’s greatest 20th-century painters, working mainly in still-life and landscape depicting East Lothian, Fife and the Borders. William George Gillies was born in Haddington on 21 Septemberthe son of the High Street tobacconist John Gillies.

William Gillies (). Born in Haddington, East Lothian, William Gillies interest in art was encouraged by his uncle, William Ryle Smith, an art teacher and watercolourist from Broughty Ferry. SIR WILLIAM GILLIES CRICHTON CASTLE SCOTTISH LANDSCAPE PAINTING ART | eBay.

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Still Life with Penguin Books c National Galleries of Scotland, Scottish Dark Landscape Royal Scottish Academy of Art & Architecture Gay Table Top William George Gillies (–) Gay Table Top.William Johnstone and William Gillies were both very significant figures in the art of Scotland in the last century.

They were also close contemporaries and, taking that as a cue, the Scottish.