Swan was a master of the oil, water-colour and pastel mediums, an accomplished painter and a skilful draughtsman.
Panthers Resting by John Macallan Swan, 18601910
© National Gallery, London
- 27 x 45 cm
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- An admirer of the artists work through The Art Fund
He treated the human figure with notable power, but he established his reputation by his representations of the larger wild animals, mainly the cat family as in this pastel drawing.