Pair of English Mac Gregor Wilson "Village Scenes"
1920 pair of English Mac Gregor Wilson "Village Scenes" will transport you in time. Exquisite points of light, perspective, and contrast. Peter MacGregor Wilson was a Scottish visual artist who was born circa 1856. Many works by the artist have been sold at auction, including `Melancholy` sold at Christie`s South Kensington `Victorian, British & Impressionist Art` in 2013 for $5,224. The artist died in 1928. Painter of watercolors, of portraits, of landscapes, of scenes of a kind, of harbors.
He performed his studies in Glasgow attending the School of Art, he transferred to London to continue his studies and subsequently to Antwerp. He stayed in Edinburg and in 1882 he returned to his native city where he got the charge of President of the Glasgow Art Club. On 1885 he became a member of the Royal Scottish Watercolour Society and he remained so up to 1926 when he was discharged.
Numerous of his works were exposed at the Royal Scottish Watercolour Society, at the Royal Scottish Academy and at the Royal Academy in London, particularly watercolors. He made numerous study and work trips in Russia, India, North America, Europe, Arabia, Persia where he performed the portrait of the Shah; the sketches that he realized during his travels, become the base of beautiful landscapes. He also devoted his attention to the study of the fauna, particularly to the birds, manifold were the realizations of his watercolor tables.
Titles of some of his works: Sunset, Under the Blossom, Shiraz, Young Girl seated by a kitchen window reading, Shepherdess tending Orphan Lambs, Coastal Scene with Waves crashing onto a Rocky Beach, and others.
Dimensions per individual painting:
With frame: L= 13 Inches
W= Inches 1.5
H= 17 Inches
Without frame: L= 10 Inches
H= 14 Inches