A lantern-jawed peasant sits on a low rush-bottomed chair holding a church-warden pipe to his mouth while on another chair is a second man, his back towards us and his shoulders hunched.

They are before an open fire, beyond which the interior is very dark.

Scottish National Gallery

The Mound, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH2 2EL
0131 624 6200

Opening times

Daily, 10am –​ 5pm (until 7pm Thur) Extended opening until 6pm during August

Exhibitions at Scottish National Gallery

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