The Herring Fleet Leaving the Dee, Aberdeen by David Farquharson

David Farquharson was born in Perthshire and began his career as a decorator before turning to landscape painting in the 1870s.

Details

Medium:
Oil
Dimensions:
55 x 90 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,700 ( Total: £12,500)
Acquired in:
1981
Vendor:
Christie's

He painted the hills and moors of the Highlands, and river views in varying atmospheric conditions, in a tonal palette reminiscent of early Corot.

Venue details

Aberdeen Art Gallery Schoolhill, ABERDEEN Aberdeenshire AB10 1FQ 01224 523700 www.aagm.co.uk

Entry details

Free to all

The gallery is closed until late 2018.

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