Crucifixion VII by Craigie Aitchison

This painting is one of a series on the theme of the Crucifixion that has preoccupied that artist since 1987.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
213 x 178 cm
Art Fund grant:
£10,000 ( Total: £50,000)
Acquired in:
1991
Vendor:
Albermarle Gallery

Aitchinson's grandfather was a minister in Scotland and the family's involvement with the church, together with the Scottish landscape, have both been crucial influences on the artist. The inclusion of a bird in this controlled composition conveys a personal quality of response to the tragedy of the Passion.

Provenance

Colin St.John Wilson; Albermarle Gallery.

Venue details

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum Argyle Street, GLASGOW Strathclyde G3 8AG 0141 276 9599 www.glasgowlife.org.uk/kelvingrove

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