RED RAG SCOTTISH ART GALLERY
Updated 13 days ago
- Age: 175 years
- ID: 375634/118
5-7 Church Street Stow-on-the-Wold Gloucestershire GL54 1BB
Scotland has a long and distinctive tradition of visual art. This covers an extensive period ranging from ancient neolithic pict symbols and later celtic Christian art of the 7th century to a thriving 21st century contemporary art market...
The 18th century saw the Scottish Enlightenment, a time of great intellectual and scientific discovery. Scotland's artists and architects took a leading role internationally. The painters Allan Ramsay, Gavin Hamilton, Henry Raeburn and David Allan were artists of significance from this time. The period also saw the creation of the Royal Scottish Academy of Art in 1826, an indication that there was an audience and a market to sustain a body of professional painters. There was a demand for Raeburn's portraits and the emergence of the romantic landscape art of artists such as David Wilkie...
Scottish Art Introduction to modern Scottish paintings from the Red Rag Art Gallery.