The Last of the Clan by Thomas Faed

Inspired by the Highland Clearances which forced many to emigrate in search of a living, and shows the quayside of a Highland or island village, with a group of figures watching the departure of an emigrant ship for the colonies.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
1450 x 183 cm
Art Fund grant:
£2,500 ( Total: £40,000)
Acquired in:
1980
Vendor:
Fine Art Society

Provenance

Private collection, Hamburg

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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