The Curing Station, Whalsay, Shetland by John Quinton Pringle

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.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
50 x 61 cm
Art Fund grant:
£3,400 ( Total: £13,600)
Acquired in:
1984
Vendor:
Mrs E Meldrum

It is very unlikely that Pringle would have been familiar with this movement at this stage in his career.

Provenance

William Meldrum; Mrs E. Meldrum.

Venue details

Aberdeen Art Gallery Schoolhill, ABERDEEN Aberdeenshire AB10 1FQ 01224 523700 www.aagm.co.uk

Entry details

Free to all

The gallery is closed until winter 2017

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