A Distant View of Stirling by John 'Warwick' Smith

This view looks towards Stirling Castle rock from the south, depicting the windings of the River Forth with sailing boats.


Watercolour over pencil
49 x 79 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,350 ( Total: £5,400)
Acquired in:
Private vendor

The town of Alloa can be seen centre right with the Ochil Hills and the wilds of the Trossachs in the distance. The landscape is heavily wooded and shown in summer with delicately painted trees in full leaf.


Commissioned by the 4th Duke of Atholl; private collection.

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Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum Dumbarton Road, STIRLING Stirling FK8 2RQ 01786 471917 www.smithartgalleryandmuseum.co.uk

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