Baptism in Scotland by John Phillip

Depicts numerous poor people in a humble interior of the cottage class.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
104 x 145 cm
Art Fund grant:
£5,000 ( Total: £31,500)
Acquired in:
1984
Vendor:
Fine Art Society

Remarkable for the clear northern light.

Provenance

Painted for James Eden, Fairlaun, Lancashire, 1850; Baron Albert Grant, 1887; Sir John Pender, 1887; J.Pierpoint Morgan, 1913.

Venue details

Aberdeen Art Gallery Schoolhill, ABERDEEN Aberdeenshire AB10 1FQ 03000 200 293 www.aagm.co.uk

Entry details

Free to all

The gallery is closed until 2019.