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Evening, Loch A'an, Grampians, Aberdeenshire

Thomas Miles Richardson Jnr1883

Art Gallery of New South Wales

Art Gallery of New South Wales
Sydney, Australia

Mountain scenery formed the staple subject-matter of Thomas Miles Richardson Jnr, the most gifted of
Newcastle painter Thomas Miles Richardson’s six artist sons. His watercolours enjoyed great popularity at the annual exhibitions of the Society of Painters in Water Colours and commanded high prices. This full-blooded romantic scene of unspoilt natural beauty in the wilder regions of Scotland reflects the widespread enthusiasm for the Highlands, which was cemented by Queen Victoria’s regular visits to Balmoral Castle from 1848 onwards.

Details

  • Title: Evening, Loch A'an, Grampians, Aberdeenshire
  • Creator: Thomas Miles Richardson Jnr
  • Date Created: 1883
  • Physical Dimensions: 75.0 x 125.0 cm image (sheet unevenly cropped); 108.0 x 158.0 x 5.5 cm frame
  • Provenance: Source unknown, Purchased by the AGNSW in London 1890
  • Type: Watercolour
  • Rights: Purchased 1890
  • External Link: https://www.artgallery.nsw.gov.au/collection/works/1103/
  • Medium: watercolour, bodycolour, pen and ink over pencil underdrawing with scraping out
  • Signature & Date: Signed and dated l.r., "T M Richardson/ 1883".
  • Artist Country: England

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