Friday, February 29, 2008

Samuel Bough

[The Pool of London] 1856
14 x 18.5"

1822 - 1878.
Scottish landscape painter, born in Carlisle, the son of a shoemaker. He worked as a theatre scenery painter but was encouraged by James Macnee to take up painting. He moved to Edinburgh and did many Scottish subjects in oils and watercolours.

[Cadzow Forest] 1852
oil on canvas
He often worked with Alexander Fraser in Cadzow Forest.

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