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Thunder Light

Thunder Light

Artist: Robert Henderson Blyth

Catalogue: 84

Material: Oil on Canvas

Dimensions: 51.4x 61.2cm

Date: Acquired 1967

About the artwork

Landscape painting, in which the artist emphasises the abstract patterns of nature using thick layers of paint, which have been applied and scraped back to create a highly textured surface.

About the artist

Robert Henderson Blyth RSW RSA (born Glasgow, 1919 1970) studied at Glasgow School of Art and Hospitalfield, Abroath. He served in the Royal Army Medical Corps during the Second World War, and continued to paint as he moved through the desolation of Europe. He taught at Edinburgh College of Art and as Head of Drawing and Painting, Gray s School of Art, Aberdeen.