27 09, 2013

Alison McWhirter – new gallery artist

By |2019-05-12T13:45:55+00:00September 27th, 2013|Scottish Art|0 Comments

Alison McWhirter is a new artist to the Gallery and has been described by Scotland on Sunday as “rapidly becoming one of Scotland’s best loved and most admired new Scottish Colourists”. […]

9 08, 2013

BATTLE OF FLODDEN – 9TH SEPTEMBER 1513

By |2019-05-12T13:45:59+00:00August 9th, 2013|Scottish Art|Comments Off on BATTLE OF FLODDEN – 9TH SEPTEMBER 1513

This year is the 500th Anniversary of the Battle of Flodden. Much has been written about the Battle and how and where it occurred, and I suppose much more will be said this year. However one question that is rarely asked is what would have happened if the Scots had won? […]

14 04, 2013

Isle of Mull

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The Isle of Mull is the largest island of the Southern Hebrides in Scotland and has been inhabited since the end of the Ice Age around 6500bc with over 300 miles of coastline, it’s blue waters and sandy coves offer a feast for lovers of nature and wildlife. It is fairly mountainous with Ben More (966 metres). Mull is home to over 250 different bird species including the White-tailed Eagle, Hen Harrier, and Golden Eagle and has featured recently on BBC Springwatch tv series. The huge coastline provides a fantastic opportunity to spot sea birds and waders, Minke whales, porpoises and dolphins. […]

5 04, 2013

Sir William MacTaggart – can you identify the location of this painting?

By |2019-05-12T13:46:06+00:00April 5th, 2013|Scottish Art|0 Comments

SIR WILLIAM MacTAGGART  PPRSA HRA  FRSE  HRSW LLD (1903 – 1981) Sir William MacTaggart was a Scottish painter known for his landscapes of Scotland, particularly East Lothian and Fife, France and Norway. His father was the co-founder of MacTaggart Scott, engineering firm in Loanhead. William MacTaggart was often known as William MacTaggart the Younger, to differentiate him from his […]