David Forrester Wilson (1873-1950)
|Artist Name||David Forrester Wilson (1873-1950)|
|Description||An original oil on canvas by Scottish artist David Forrester Wilson RSA. It depicts a woman gathering faggots in a wooded landscape. This painting is typical Scottish Impressionist work with vibrant brushwork and a great example of an early twentieth century Scottish oil. It was painted circa 1920 and is in untouched condition in its original frame and behind glass.
An exhibited work, it has various labels verso. Interestingly, the American artist Andy Warhol used to own a large painting by Forrester Wilson which was sold at over £100k in his probate sale. Tthere is also a larger work which is very similar to this which is currently on display at Kelvingrove Gallery in Glasgow.
|Medium||Oil on Canvas|
|Size||31.9 x 15.7 inches|
|Frame||Housed in an original Scottish frame behind glass. 37 inches by 22 inches.|
|Biography||David Forrester Wilson (1873-1950) - born Glasgow, died Isla. 1931-1938 head of drawing and painting at Glasgow School of Art, Elected ARSA 1922, RSA 1932. Frequent exhibitor at RSA.|