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.