9th May, 2024 10:00

The Scottish Contemporary Art Auction

  Lot 63


oil on board, signed, titled label verso
framed and under glass

image size 22cm x 21cm, overall size 35cm x 35cm

Label verso: The Rowan Gallery, Drymen.
Note: Robert Kelsey is one of Scotland's most prominent landscape painters working today. Born in Glasgow in 1949, Robert studied painting at the Glasgow School of Art from 1966-70 under David Donaldson, James Robertson, and Alexander Goudie. Kelsey went on to teach art until 1995, at which point he left education to paint full time. Since then, Robert Kelsey has developed a reputation as one of Scotland's finest and in-demand painters, particularly for his stunning coastlines. Lot 48 "Portree Bay, Skye" by Robert Kelsey from the same private collection as "Yacht In The Sound of Iona" sold in The Scottish Contemporary Art Auction of 17th August 2023 sold for £2200 (hammer). Known collections include: Paisley Art Gallery, Lord Macfarlane of Bearsden, , Frances Shand Kydd, The Fleming Collection, Cairn Energy PLC, Credit Lyonnaise Bank, Turnberry Hotel, Taylor Woodrow, Lord Smith of Kelvin, His Grace The Duke of Bedford, Anthony Shaffer, Highland Spring Water, Scottish Property Services, Arisaig Partners (Asia) Ltd, Enterprise Oil, Scottish Friendly Assurance.


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Sold for £220
Estimated at £200 - £400

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Condition of the picture is good overall, with no visible or known issues.

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