Mary Isabella Matheson
- Art Funded
- 46.5 x 28.5 x 20 cm
- Duke's Auctioneers
Munro was associated with the Pre-Raphaelite brotherhood and is one of the few Inverness artists with an international reputation. While in London, he worked on the Houses of Parliament and became a friend of Dante Gabriel Rossetti. Matheson also commissioned Munro to create a bust of Mary's brother, Kenneth James Matheson as a child. Both sculptures were purchased with Art Fund grants.
By descent through the Matheson family to EMF Matheson. This bust was on loan to the museum from 1994 to 2008.