Details about Antique Scottish oil painting 1881 Colonsay SignedSee original listing
03 May, 2014 21:39:55 BST
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|Subject:||Landscape/ Cityscape||Date of Creation:||Pre-1900|
ANTIQUE SCOTTISH LANDSCAPE -IN COLONSAY BY William Grant Stevenson 1881
Signed bottom left - W G Stevenson
on the back it reads - In Colonsay William Grant Stevenson 1881
Listed Scottish Artist
FRAME MEASURES: 22" x 16"
The picture is in antique condition, the frame has few minor losses of gild but still can be hanged on the wall.
OIL PAINTING WOULD BENEFIT FROM A CLEAN
Otherwise lovely painting.
Signed by Artist: W G Stevenson
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William Grant Stevenson (1849–1919) was a Scottish sculptor and painter. He was born in Ratho, located west of Edinburgh. His elder brother David Watson Stevenson (1842–1904) was also a sculptor and an elected member of the Royal Scottish Academy.
William Grant Stevenson is most famous for his colossal bronze figure of Sir William Wallace, which stands on a high plinth of roughly hewn pink granite overlooking Union Terrace Gardens in Aberdeen. His bronze Robert Burns exists in at least two casts: the original is inKilmarnock in Scotland as the centrepiece of the Burns Monument, Kilmarnock, and a copy is located on the east side of Milwaukee,Wisconsin.
He published the book Wee Johnnie Paterson in 1915.
Colonsay (Scottish Gaelic: Colbhasa) is an island in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland, located north of Islay and south of Mull. The ancestral home of Clan Macfie and the Colonsay branch of Clan MacNeil, it is in the council area of Argyll and Bute and has an area of 4,074 hectares (15.7 sq mi). Aligned on a south-west to north-east axis, it measures 8 miles (13 km) in length and reaches 3 miles (4.8 km) at its widest point.
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