Craigcrook Loch, Edinburgh, Indistinctly Signed

A lovely little image of Craigcrook Loch, in Edinburgh, one of the original and historic sheets of water in the proximity of the city – an ancient loch described as “one of the seven eyes of old Dun Edin”.  This work is titled  “Craigcrook Pond” and  dated “04” – presumably 1904- and appears to bear a signature – possibly “Wild”. In good condition.

Measures 21.5 cm wide by 32 cm deep (41 cm by 52 cm in its frame).

 

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A Pair Of Watercolours of Old Kilsyth by Alex Gibson (exh. 1912-1940)

Kilsyth, near Glasgow,  in past times  by the Scottish artist Alex Gibson.  One image is of Tarnbrae, not far from the village, and the other shows the architecture of the old buildings in the hamlet itself.  Both signed and titled by the  artist and in good condition.

Each measures 33.5 cm wide by 23.5 cm deep (50 cm by 40 cm in its frame).

 

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Newcastleton From The Pollach by Dr Rufus Evans (exh.1904-40)

An extensive landscape in watercolour wash entitled  “Newcastleton from the Pollach”, in Roxburghshire in the Scottish Borders, by the artist Dr. Rufus Evans who showed in the first half of the last century. Signed and titled in the margin. In good condition in its original frame and mount.

Measures 21cm wide by 18.5 cm deep (38 cm by 30 in its frame).

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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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