George Whitton Johnstone (1849-1901)

Artist Name George Whitton Johnstone (1849-1901)
Title A Frosty Morning
Description A large, impressive, original Victorian oil painting by Scottish listed artist George Whitton Johnstone.   A large painting in good condition and a lovely example of a 19th century Scottish landscape. Excellent exhibited gallery provenance from the 1908 Scottish National Exhibition. It depicts an expansive landscape with an encampment in the foreground and figures approaching. This Impressionist Scottish landscape view is in fine condition and is framed in a Victorian Barbizon gilt gallery frame. A beautiful atmospheric scene. Entitled A frosty Morning on the frame. 

Signed lower right.
Provenance Scottish Collection
Scottish National Exhibition Edinburgh 1908
Previous owner for exhibition details verso.
Medium Oil on Canvas
Size 30 x 20 inches
Frame Gilt Barbizon gallery frame 40 inches by 30 inches. Excellent condition
Condition Good condition
Biography George Whitton Johnstone RSA RSW (1849-1901) was a 19th-century Scottish artist. He was born in Glamis in May 1849. He was a full member of the Royal Scottish Academy and Royal Society of Watercolourists and demonstrated particular skill with landscapes and portraits. His first exhibition at the RSA was in 1872 and he continued to exhibit regularly. He became an Associate of the RSA in 1883, and a full member in 1895. He also exhibited at the Royal Academy of Arts from 1885 - 1892. He painted mainly in Eskdale and Annandale, though he also painted in France's Fontainebleu forest. He was apparently influenced by the famous artist Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot.
Price £4700
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