Album of 61 drawings.

Allan had a particular interest in costume, in street traders and in itinerant entertainers as he believed these to be the living manifestations of folk culture. The artist departed on the Grand Tour in 1767 and spent ten years there. On his return to Scotland, Allan turned his attention to Scottish subjects in a similar vein.

Provenance

Sir William Forbes 7th Bt, of Pitsligo. Christie's.


Aberdeen Art Gallery

Schoolhill, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, AB10 1FQ
03000 200 293
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The gallery is closed until 2019.

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