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August in Eaglesham

August in Eaglesham

Artist: David Martin

Catalogue: 37

Material: Watercolour, Pen and Ink

Dimensions: 53.3 x 76.2cm

Date: 1960, Acquired 1963

About the artwork

Rural landscape of a fence, roadway and cornstacks in the foreground with a luminous corn fields and farm buildings nestling under trees in the mid ground with a threatening storm filled sky.

About the artist

David Martin (born Glasgow, 1922) studied at Glasgow School of Art. He is known for his landscape and still life paintings. ‘The whole process is about selection, whether it be the placing of the shapes, or what colour goes with another, or what size the painting should be’ David Martin