George Houston (1869-1947)

Artist Name George Houston (1869-1947)
Title Loch Shoreline
Description An original large oil painting on canvas by George Houston RSA. This painting depicts a loch shoreline, possibly Loch Fyne. There are figures on the shoreline and boats pulled up out of the water near dwellings. Painted in an Impressionistic palette around 1906. it is a stunning example of his work from the Edwardian period. A really atmospheric painting that makes one want to be there. Signed lower right George Houston.
Provenance Scottish collection.  Sotheby Belgravia.
Medium Oil on Canvas
Size 36 x 24 inches
Frame Housed in a fine frame which compliments the picture 43 inches by 33 inches, in good condition.
Condition Excellent condition
Biography George Houston RSA (1869-1957) was born at West Lynn, Dalry, Ayrshire. He lived most of his life around Ayrshire, Edinburgh and Argyll, although he was widely travelled for his time, visiting Japan in 1911. He is best known for his consistently high technical skill, capturing the atmosphere and changing climate and seasons of his favourite Argyll and Ayrshire. He painted mainly in oil and watercolour but also produced etchings. Member of The London Society of 25. Elected Associate Royal Scottish academy 1900. RSW 1908, Royal Institute 1920 and Royal Scottish Academy 1925. Exhibited in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Europe and the USA. Represented in Glasgow Art Gallery (9) and other Scottish galleries.

Royal Academy - 3
Royal Scottish Academy - 70
Royal Society of Painters in Watercolours - 11
Glasgow Institute - 122
Liverpool - 16
Price £6800
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