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.

Details

Medium:
Watercolour over pencil
Dimensions:
49 x 79 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,350 ( Total: £5,400)
Acquired in:
2005
Vendor:
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.

Provenance

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

Venue details

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

Entry details

Free to all

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