Andrew Law (1873-1967)
|Artist Name||Andrew Law (1873-1967)|
|Title||Wallflowers Floral Still Life|
|Description||This rich and vibrant Scottish still life oil painting is by noted Scottish artist Andrew Law. It was painted circa 1920 and has a Glasgow Club exhibition label verso entitling the painting The Lustre Jug. The composition is an arrangement of orange, yellow and red wallflowers in a superb decorative lustre jug. The flowers are so rich in colour against a dark green background and the jug gleaming in the light. This is a great example of Scottish art from the twenties and an excellent example of Andrew Law's work.
Signed lower left.
|Provenance||Glasgow Art Club label verso.|
|Medium||Oil on Canvas|
|Size||20 x 24 inches|
|Frame||Housed in a gilt swept frame, 30 inches by 26 inches in good condition.|
|Biography||Andrew Law (1873-1967) was a well known painter of portraits, birds, still lives and street scenes, especially of Glasgow. He was born at Kilmaurs in Ayrshire and educated in Kilmarnock. He studied at the Glasgow School of Art 1890-96 and in Paris at the Academie Delecluse 1896-97. Andrew Law exhibited at the Royal Scottish Academy extensively from 1907 to 1954, and also at the Glasgow Institute and the Paris Salon. He was a member of Glasgow Art Club and was on the staff of Glasgow School of Art for twenty years. His works are held by Glasgow Museums and in the Atkinson Art Gallery in Southport.|