Lot 106 (The Scottish Contemporary Art Auction, 24th January 2021)
Sold for £460
* JOHN MILLER RSA PRSW (SCOTTISH 1911 - 1975
STILL LIFE WITH A PAINTING
oil on board, signed
38cm x 48cm
Framed and under glass
Label verso: The Open Eye Gallery, 75-79 Cumberland Street, Edinburgh.
Note: John Miller was born in Glasgow and studied at the Glasgow School of Art under W.O. Hutchison in 1936 and at Hospitalfield Art College in Arbroath under James Cowie in 1938. Miller joined the staff at the Glasgow School of Art in 1944 and remained there until his death. He visited France where he as greatly influenced by French painting and the landscapes there. He was known for his coastal scenes painted around the Clyde and for his glowing still lifes, of which Still Life with Painting is a fine example. Miller was elected to the Royal Scottish Society of Watercolour Artists in 1952, becoming its President from 1970-74, and was elected to the RSA in 1966.
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