Interesting Scottish Painting Cottages In Ayrshire Signed Robert Sinclair Thomson ARSA, RSWInteresting Scottish Painting Cottages In Ayrshire Signed Robert Sinclair Thomson ARSA, RSWInteresting Scottish Painting Cottages In Ayrshire Signed Robert Sinclair Thomson ARSA, RSWInteresting Scottish Painting Cottages In Ayrshire Signed Robert Sinclair Thomson ARSA, RSWInteresting Scottish Painting Cottages In Ayrshire Signed Robert Sinclair Thomson ARSA, RSWInteresting Scottish Painting Cottages In Ayrshire Signed Robert Sinclair Thomson ARSA, RSWInteresting Scottish Painting Cottages In Ayrshire Signed Robert Sinclair Thomson ARSA, RSWInteresting Scottish Painting Cottages In Ayrshire Signed Robert Sinclair Thomson ARSA, RSWInteresting Scottish Painting Cottages In Ayrshire Signed Robert Sinclair Thomson ARSA, RSWInteresting Scottish Painting Cottages In Ayrshire Signed Robert Sinclair Thomson ARSA, RSWInteresting Scottish Painting Cottages In Ayrshire Signed Robert Sinclair Thomson ARSA, RSWInteresting Scottish Painting Cottages In Ayrshire Signed Robert Sinclair Thomson ARSA, RSWInteresting Scottish Painting Cottages In Ayrshire Signed Robert Sinclair Thomson ARSA, RSWInteresting Scottish Painting Cottages In Ayrshire Signed Robert Sinclair Thomson ARSA, RSWInteresting Scottish Painting Cottages In Ayrshire Signed Robert Sinclair Thomson ARSA, RSWInteresting Scottish Painting Cottages In Ayrshire Signed Robert Sinclair Thomson ARSA, RSW

1 Interesting Scottish 20th Century Mixed Media Painting "Cottages In Ayrshire" Signed Robert Sinclair Thomson ARSA, RSW.
Signed by the famous Glasgow School Scottish artist Robert Sinclair Thomson 1915-1983 ARSA, RSW.
Mixed media on paper.
Title "Cottages In Ayrshire".
Ayrshire (Scottish Gaelic: Siorrachd Inbhir is a historic county and registration county in south-west Scotland, located on the shores of the Firth of Clyde.
A great example of his work.
Born Robert Sinclair Thomson in Glasgow in 1915, as an artist he called himself Sinclair Thomson (Sinclair being his mother’s maiden name); those close to him knew him as Robert. It is more than likely that his self-portrait was painted specially for Ruth in 1964.
His second wife, Barbara Sinclair Thomson, who met him around this time, recalls that he loved to wear straw hats, sometimes even hers.His one visible eye – painted mostly green, partly squiggly blue-black (his eyes were in fact blue) – gives an astute, benign, humorous look. His features are, on close analysis, a fiery mix of orange, red and yellow, with some green.
At school, aged sixteen, Sinclair Thomson had endured a severe rugby accident, which led to the amputation of his leg. For the rest of his life he was to suffer recurrent pain and inconvenience. In 1941 he went to Glasgow School of Art. Fellow students there included Joan Eardley (1921-1963); they became close friends.
From 1960 until 1975 he was a teacher at Glasgow School of Art. His summers were spent at his cottage at Ballantrae, where, as Dr. Mary Armour has written, ‘he looked out over the Firth of Clyde towards Ailsa Crag which he painted many times and enjoyed painting large sunsets towards Arran’. Two great modern Scottish painters, William Gilles and John Maxwell became good friends; he shared their love of Scottish landscape. There are parallels between his landscape painting and theirs, and some also with Joan Eardley’s expressionistic landscapes and seascapes as well as with Kyffin Williams who also is famous for painting cottages in landscape.
Reference sources gsaarchives, Ruth Borchard Collection, ArtUK,
Circa mid 20th century 1950's.
Provenance bought from Great Western Auctions lot 1073 in the 2 days sale of antiques & collectibles auction sale on 11th August 2021"
Set in a masculine traditional frame with protective glass cover.
Condition report.
Offered in fine used condition.
Painting surface is in excellent order.
Frame has some minor scuffs, wear marks in places commensurate with usage & age.
A superb investment.
With hanging thread on the back ready for immediate home wall display.
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Dimensions in inches & centimetres of the frame approximate
22.24" High (56.5cm)
28.93" Wide (73.5cm)
1" Depth (2.5cm)

ITEM ID
0755
AGE
Mid 20th Century
ORIGIN
Scotland • Scottish
MEDIA
Mixed Media
STYLE
Expressionism, Expressionist
ITEM TYPE
Vintage

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Interesting Scottish Painting Cottages In Ayrshire Signed Robert Sinclair Thomson ARSA, RSW

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