Lot 123 (The Scottish Contemporary Art Auction, 24th January 2021)
Sold for £700
* MARGARET BALLANTYNE PAI SAAC (SCOTTISH b 1936 - ),
INQUISITIVE COWS, ARISAIG
oil on canvas, signed
60cm x 76cm
Framed and under glass
Label verso: The Contemporary Fine Art Gallery, Eton, 31 High Street Eton, Windsor, Berkshire.
Note: Margaret Ballantyne lives and works in Glasgow where she trained at the Glasgow School of Art. She is a professional member of Scottish Artists and Artist Craftsmen (SAAC), an Artist Member of both the Glasgow Society of Women Artists and the Paisley Art Institute, where she won the the Col. Neville Award in 1993. She exhibits regularly at the Royal Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts, the Royal Scottish Academy and the Royal Academy Summer Exhibitions. Margaret has had various acclaimed solo and mixed exhibitions throughout Scotland, as well as in London, Bath, and Eton and she exhibits regularly in the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition (London). She was invited by the International Artist Magazine to contribute an article on her painting and method and her work was also chosen at The Mall Galleries for the Laing 1997 Calendar. In several recent years, the National Trust for Scotland has used her paintings for their Christmas cards. Margaret works in oils and mixed media and enjoys painting still lifes and landscapes at home in her studio and on travels abroad. She paints in the Scottish Colourist tradition.
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