George Houston (1869-1947)
|Artist Name||George Houston (1869-1947)|
|Description||This lovely landscape is an original Scottish oil painting by noted Glasgow artist George Houston RSA. The painting depicts a Scottish loch, possibly Loch Fyne. There are fantastic Impressionistic tones and wonderfully depicted reflections of a moody grey sky. Painted in an Impressionistic palette around 1906. It is a stunning example of his work from the Edwardian period and a really atmospheric painting which is housed in a fine gilt frame and comes with Sotheby Belgravia provenance.
Signed lower right George Houston.
|Medium||Oil on Canvas|
|Size||36 x 24 inches|
|Frame||Housed in a fine gilt frame which compliments the picture, 46 inches by 34 inches, in good 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