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Lot 19 (The Scottish Contemporary Art Auction, 24th January 2021)

CASTAWAY, AN OIL BY GORDON MITCHELL

Sold for £8,000


Condition report
Condition is very good overall, with no visible signs of restoration, damage, or known issues.

 

* GORDON K MITCHELL RSA RSW RGI (SCOTTISH b 1952),
CASTAWAY
oil on canvas, signed; inscribed on artist label verso
73cm x 98cm
Framed
Provenance: Private Edinburgh collection.
Note: The most recent Glasgow solo show of Gordon K Mitchell's work was held at the prestigious Roger Billcliffe Gallery, (26th April - 28th May 2019) where paintings of this size were priced at approximately £8000. Prizes and Awards include: Borders Biennial Exhibition; First Prize, City Arts Centre, Open Exhibition; First Prize, Educational Institute for Scotland; Purchase Prize, Glasgow Mayfest Award, Royal Scottish Academy Award; First Prize, Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour; William Gillies Award, Scottish Drawing Competition, Paisley; Second Prize, Royal Scottish Academy; J. Murray Thompson Award, Scottish Artists and Artist Craftsmen; Arts Club Prize, Scottish Artists and Artist Craftsmen; Whyte & Mackay Award, Scottish Artists and Artist Craftsmen; Scottish Provident Award, Scottish Artists and Artist Craftsmen; Dunfermline Building Society Prize, Scottish Artists and Artist Craftsmen; SSWA Special Award. Solo Exhibitions include: Dorothy Quinn Gallery, St. Andrews, Henderson Gallery, Edinburgh, Old City Art Gallery, Jerusalem, Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh (biannually since 1992), Roger Billcliffe Fine Art, Glasgow (biannually since 1993), Atholl Gallery, Dunkeld (1993) Albemarle Gallery (biannually since 1997). Represented in Group Exhibitions in the United Kingdom, including:Allan Park Gallery, Stirling, Atholl Gallery, Dunkeld, Borders Biennial Exhibition, City Arts Centre, Edinburgh, Contemporary British Art Show, London, Contemporary Fine Art Gallery, Fine Art Society Galleries, Glasgow, Gracefield Art Centre, Dumfries, Hilton Hotel, Hong Kong, John Martin of London, Kirkcaldy Art Gallery, Mall Galleries, London, Morrison Scottish Portrait ExhibitionOpen Eye Gallery, Edinburgh, Paisley Art Institute, Portland Gallery, London, Richard Demarco Gallery, Edinburgh, Roger Billcliffe Fine Art, Glasgow, Royal Glasgow Institute, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour, Scottish Arts Club, Edinburgh, Scottish Arts Council Gallery, Smith Art Gallery & Museum, Society of Scottish ArtistsSociety of Scottish Artists and Artist Craftsmen, Stirling Gallery, Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh Group Exhibitions held abroad: Through the `Old City Gallery` Jerusalem, paintings have been included in group exhibitions in Israel, Australia, Canada, U.S.A. and Sweden. Blue and White Gallery, Jerusalem, Contemporary Scottish Art 1994, Hilton Hotel, Hong Kong Collections:Works held in a great many private and public collections, including; Alliance & Leicester Building Society, Edinburgh Distillers Co. Ltd, Edinburgh College of Art, Educational Institute for Scotland, Johnny Walker Whisky Co, Kansas City Art Institute, Macfarlane Group Plc, National Westminster Bank, Paisley Art Institute, Scottish Arts Council, Scottish Brewers Limited, Slottseal Forthside Limited, The Knesset, Israel, University of Edinburgh, Welcome Inns, Whyte & Mackay Group, William Teacher & Sons (Whisky).

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