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Across the Bay

Across the Bay

Artist: Sir William MacTaggart

Catalogue: 83

Material: Oil on Board

Dimensions: 50.7x 61cm

About the artwork

Landscape painted in thick impasto, in vivid colours.

About the artist

Sir William MacTaggart RSW RSA PRSA (born Loanhead, 1903 1981) studied and taught at Edinburgh College of Art. He is the grandson of the artist William McTaggart, the leading Scottish landscape painter of his period. MacTaggart painted landscapes and still lifes and was greatly influenced by Edvard Munch and Georges Rouault. Rouault s use of colour to express emotion particularly inspired him.