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Still Life of Bones Tied to a Post

Still Life of Bones Tied to a Post

Artist: Will Maclean

Catalogue: 17

Material: Pen and Ink

Dimensions: 40.6x 27.8cm

About the artwork

Drawing of a collection of bones, a crab claw and other objects hanging in front of a rectangular cloth tied to a post with a wattle fence behind and receding hills beyond.

About the artist

Will Maclean ARSA RSA RSW MBE (born Inverness, 1941) studied at Gray s School of Art, Aberdeen, Hospitalfield, Arbroath and the British School in Rome. He is known for his constructions of driftwood and found objects, presented in boxed frames. His art is deeply rooted in his knowledge of the Highlands and the Highland people and their history. His own early associations with sailors and the sea inspire his work.