Sir William Oliphant Hutchinson (1889-1970)
|Artist Name||Sir William Oliphant Hutchinson (1889-1970)|
|Title||Scottish Portrait of a Gentleman|
An original large Scottish portrait oil by noted Scottish artist William Oliphant Hutchinson. The work is a portrait of a gentleman, in a suit, with a rose in his lapel. This painting is a fine realist portrait. It dates to 1960 whe he was at the height of his portrait career. This is a fine example of an early 20th century Scottish portrait.
Signed and dated upper left.
|Medium||Oil on Canvas|
|Size||28 x 36 inches|
|Frame||Housed in a gallery frame, 43 inches by 35 inches and in good condition.|
|Biography||Sir William Oliphant Hutchinson PRSA. Born Glasgow 1863, son of the artist Joseph Henderson by whom he was strongly influenced. Studied at Glasgow University and Glasgow School of Art. His style absorbed much from romantic Victorian realism and he dedicated himself to landscapes, seascapes and coastal scenes. He exhibited throughout his life primarily in Scotland. He was elected an Associate member of the Royal Scottish Academy in 1928 and a full member in 1935.