This work belongs to a later group of pictures in which Pringle found a more poetic conception of subject matter and a more open, transparent execution which is intriguingly close to the pointillism of the Neo-Impressionists.
The Curing Station, Whalsay, Shetland by John Quinton Pringle, 1921
© Aberdeen Art Gallery
- Oil on canvas
- 50 x 61 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £3,400 ( Total: £13,600)
- Acquired in:
- Mrs E Meldrum
It is very unlikely that Pringle would have been familiar with this movement at this stage in his career.
William Meldrum; Mrs E. Meldrum.
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