Edinburgh: Old Town by Michael Andrews

Andrews first visited Scotland in 1975.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
185 x 274 cm
Art Fund grant:
£25,000 ( Total: £158,625)
Acquired in:
1993
Vendor:
Anthony d'Offay Gallery

This work was made using photographs as sketches, but the relationships of the buildings to street and sky is partly invented. As much as a 'definition of appearance', it is also a meditation on the long history of a specific place in the heart of the Scottish capital.

Provenance

The artist.

Venue details

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art 73/75 Belford Road, EDINBURGH Edinburgh EH4 3DR 0131 624 6200 www.nationalgalleries.org

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