Rosslyn Cathedral – Monogramme W.R. or R.W.

A lovely watercolour showing the historic and controversial Chapel of Rosslyn by an artist who signed himself with the monogramme W.R. or R.W. In good condition and in its original frame and mount. Founded in 1446, as the Collegiate Church of St Matthew, and built by Earl William St. Clair of Rosslyn, Rosslyn Chapel, in the village Roslyn, six miles south of Edinburgh, is one of the world’s most mysterious and controversial buildings. Known internationally for its unique, ornate and mysterious carvings, the chapel took some 40 years to build and now intrigues and attracts artists, researchers and conspiracy theorists from all over the world.

Measures 49.5 m wide by 35 cm deep (77 cm by 65 cm in its frame).

 

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A Set of Four Scottish Landscape Sketches- Unsigned

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A set of four delightful little sketches of Scottish scenes by an unknown artist. Framed as one, they show  views of the Falls of Dochart, Killin; Auchithie; and Hazebank. The fourth drawing shows fishermen at their boat. The images, most likely preparatory sketches for larger works, are all unsigned although some are dated between 1976 and 1998. They are all in good condition.

Measures 39 cm wide by 53 cm deep (each drawing measures 19 cm wide  by 14 cm deep).

 

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