The painting features two children in a rural scene, and is widely acknowledged as one of the greatest paintings of the Glasgow Boys movement – a group of Scottish painters whose work had a huge impact on the development of British modern art.
In the Orchard by James Guthrie, 1885–1886
© Scottish National Gallery
- Oil on canvas
- 152.5 x 178 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £62,884 ( Total: £636,500)
- Acquired in:
This painting is a joint purchase by Glasgow City Council and the National Galleries of Scotland.
Thomas George Bishop; Margaret Donnison Bishop; McAlpine family by descent; Ewing foundation for Deaf Children; Sotheby's.