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The Argyll Collection



Artist: Sir William George Gillies

Catalogue: 96

Material: Oil on Panel

Dimensions: 38.2x 53.3cm

Date: Acquired 1970

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.