Portrait of Sir James Barrie by Sir William Nicholson

Cabinet half-length portrait of Sir James Barrie standing in profile to the left, wearing a dark brown-grey suit, with white wing collar and dark tie and hand in pockets, the background is light and the figure throws a shadow on it.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
57 x 52 cm
Art Fund grant:
£42 ( Total: £304)
Acquired in:
1943
Vendor:
Christie's

The portrait was painted when Barrie was 44 and completing his play of 'Peter Pan'. Signed: Nicholson 1904.

Provenance

Arthur Kay

Venue details

Scottish National Portrait Gallery 1 Queen Street, EDINBURGH Edinburgh EH2 1JD 0131 624 6200 www.nationalgalleries.org

Entry details

50% off with National Art Pass

Daily, 10am – 5pm (Thu until 7pm)

Closed 25 – 26 Dec

Share this article