Lot 23: WILLIAM MCTAGGART R.S.A., R.S.W. (SCOTTISH 1835-1910) A SUMMER IDYLL - BAY VOYACH 61cm x 91cm (24in x 36in)
December 8, 2016
Edinburgh, United KingdomLive Auction
WILLIAM MCTAGGART R.S.A., R.S.W. (SCOTTISH 1835-1910)
A SUMMER IDYLL - BAY VOYACH
Signed and dated 1876-93, oil on canvas
61cm x 91cm (24in x 36in)
Largely good condition - very little shows under U.V. light - some small cosmetic re-touching to sky - would benefit from a light clean
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Provenance:Mrs Archibald Smith
Exhibited:Scottish National Exhibition, Edinburgh 1908
Literature:James L Caw, William McTaggart, 1917, Ill.p.75 ''a Summer Day, Bay Voyach....one of his most delightful creations - wonderful in the mingled delicacy and brilliance of its high pitched colour, full of quietude touched with gladness and of tranquility that is yet pregnant with life''
Note: A copy of James Caw''s book, William McTaggart accompanies this lot.