John Reid Murray (1861-1906)

Artist Name John Reid Murray (1861-1906)
Title Loch Lomond
Description A stunning oil painting by noted Scottish artist John Reid Murray who exhibited with The Glasgow Boys in Europe. The painting depicts Loch Lomond in Scotland. Painted in an impressionistic impasto style with superb colouring, it is a good example of circa 1900 Scottish oil painting. The colours and forms are particularly appealing. It is signed and with good provenance.

Signed lower left and titled.
 
Provenance Scottish estate. T. & R. Annan and Sons Glasgow Art Dealer - label verso
Medium Oil on Canvas
Size 20 x 17 inches
Frame Framed 26 inches by 24 inches. In good condition.
Condition In excellent condition.
Biography John Reid Murray  (1861-1906) Born in Helensburgh; died Prestwick. Studied at Glasgow before going to Antwerp Academy with E A Hornel. Exhibited with The Glasgow Boys in Europe. A landscape painter his work is distinguished by the frequent use of heavy impasto with a fine feel for seasonal colour often with extensive foregrounding and low horizon. He gained a gold medal in Munich in 1897 and died before his full potential was realised. He is represented in The Glasgow Art Gallery. Exhibited Royal Scottish Academy  45, Royal Academy 1, Royal Hibernian Society 7, Glasgow Institute 50, Liverpool 2.
Price £5500
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