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Lot 406 (British & International Pictures, 29th August 2018)

IN A GALLOWAY LANDSCAPE, BY THOMAS BROMLEY BLACKLOCK

Sold for £950


Condition report
Very good overall condition. No visible signs of damage.

 

THOMAS BROMLEY BLACKLOCK (SCOTTISH 1863 - 1903),
IN A GALLOWAY LANDSCAPE
oil on board, signed and dated 1893
25cm x 34cm
Framed
Note: A Kirkcudbright artist who trained in Edinburgh. Worked mainly in oils but also did pen & ink illustrations. He originally did landscapes but began to introduce children and fairies in the 1890s. Mentally affected by a spinal condition, he committed suicide by throwing himself into the Clyde near Greenock at the tragically young age of forty. His closest friend and helper in his troubled years was Ewan Geddes RSW (1866-1935).

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