Sir William George Gillies
Oil on Panel
About the artwork
Landscape painted using loose, expressive brushwork depicting a small lake, painted from a high viewpoint with trees in the foreground, against a cloudy blue sky.
About the artist
Sir William George Gillies CBE RSA RSW RA PRSW (born Haddingon, 1898 1973) studied and taught at Edinburgh College of Art. Gillies is a renowned Scottish landscape and still life painter. He developed a direct expressionist style, in response to the Scottish landscape.