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William Russell Flint, Perthshire Hillside in Autumn
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TITLE:  Perthshire Hillside in Autumn
ARTIST:  William Russell Flint (Scottish, 1880–1969)
WORK DATE:  1913
CATEGORY:  Works on Paper (Drawings, Watercolors etc.)
MATERIALS:  Watercolour
MARKINGS:  Signed and dated W. RUSSELL FLINT 1913 at the lower right. Titled and inscribed Perthshire Hillside in Autumn / W Russell Flint / 12 Bedford Road / Bedford Park on the old backing board
SIZE:  h: 27.6 x w: 38.4 cm / h: 10.9 x w: 15.1 in
PRICE*:  8,000-12,000 US$  (Convert prices to your currency with our Currency Converter)
GALLERY:  Stephen Ongpin Fine Art  +44 (0)20 7930 8813  Send Email
DESCRIPTION:  William Russell Flint was always particularly fond of the scenery of his native Scotland. As his friend and biographer Arnold Palmer has noted of the artist, ‘The dark, rich landscape of Scotland is what he likes best to render; and after Scotland, Spain, and next in order Southern France.’ The artist himself has noted that ‘I suppose I have painted more Scottish landscapes than anything else; and I never paint anything with greater pleasure...We once spent a glorious autumn in the Highlands, six weeks of perfect painting weather from the start of October to mid-November. The trees, rowan, beech, birch and oak, became more and more autumnal till all was a blaze of vermilion and gold...A lot of work was done there: I think I painted forty water-colours.’ Flint first exhibited a number of Highland watercolours in his second one-man show, at the Fine Art Society in London in 1911.
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