David Farquharson was born in Perthshire and began his career as a decorator before turning to landscape painting in the 1870s.
The Herring Fleet Leaving the Dee, Aberdeen by David Farquharson, 1888
© Aberdeen Art Gallery
- 55 x 90 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £1,700 ( Total: £12,500)
- Acquired in:
He painted the hills and moors of the Highlands, and river views in varying atmospheric conditions, in a tonal palette reminiscent of early Corot.
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