James Paterson Still-Life Painting - 'Still Life' oil on canvas circa 1910
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James Paterson
'Still Life' oil on canvas circa 1910

1910

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A fine oil by James Paterson (1854-1932) circa 1910's. oil on canvas 51cmx64cm Antique oak frame with giltwood slip frame 73cmx 83cm An interesting still life compostion consisting essentially of momento mori objects with sprigs of flower blossom. Painted from life, this is a fine example of Patersons ability to render, in an early impressionist manner, nature and light in all its forms. Good original condition having craquelure to the paint surface, small areas of blistering which is stable. James Paterson's oil paintings make up to 10,000USD at auction alone. Viewing welcome. Higher resolution images available. Worldwide shipping arrangeable. James Paterson PRSW RSA RWS (21 August 1854 – 25 January 1932), was a Scottish landscape and portrait painter associated with The Glasgow Boys movement of artists. He is best known for his landscape paintings of Dumfriesshire, where he lived, at Moniaive from 1885 to 1905. ames Paterson was born at Blantyre, near Glasgow on 21 August 1854, the eldest son of Andrew Paterson (1819-1907) and his wife Margaret Hunter (1817-1901). The Hunter family were sewed muslin manufacturers in Glasgow. When his father was orphaned at nineteen his uncle James Hunter appointed him a foreman in his warehouse and took him into partnership two years later at the early age of twenty-one. His father was a good watercolourist as well as one of the earliest amateur photographers in Scotland and most of his family developed artistic interests. James' brother William, born 1859, later became the owner of a gallery in Bond Street, London and his youngest brother Alexander, born 1862, became an architect.James studied at the Glasgow School of Art under Robert Greenlees and subsequently in Paris under Louis Jacquesson de La Chevreuse (1839-1903) and Jean-Paul Laurens (1838-1921). A couple of years after returning to Scotland he married, in 1884, Eliza Grier Ferguson, daughter of an engineer, William Ferguson, and Janet Cooper. As a wedding present, Andrew Paterson gave the couple a cottage called Kilneiss, in Moniaive, Dumfriesshire, which was extensively modified and enlarged to designs by Glasgow architect Sir John James Burnet (1857-1938) and his brother Alexander Nisbet Paterson (1862-1947) in 1894. Paterson spent over 22 years in the area painting the Nithsdale and Ayrshire hills, the Solway Firth and the local river and burns, capturing the elusive colours and light inherent in the Scottish countryside. During this period he formed friendships with a group of artists - Sir James Guthrie (1859-1930), E. A. Walton (1860-1922), W. Y. McGregor (1855-1923), E. A. Hornel (1864-1933) and others - who came to be known collectively as 'The Glasgow Boys'. He moved to Edinburgh in 1906, and following his wife's death in 1910, took on more public responsibilities. He was elected to the Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour (RSW) in 1885, became an associate member of the Royal Scottish Academy (ARSA) in 1896, and was awarded full membership of the Royal Scottish Academy (RSA) in 1910. He became President of the Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolours in 1922 and served as Librarian of the Royal Scottish Academy between 1910 and 1924, and Secretary from 1924 until a few weeks before his death in January 1932. Work by Paterson was included in Glasgow Art Club's Memorial Exhibition in 1935, in memory of those of its members who had died since the First World War.[

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  • Artist
    James Paterson (1854 - 1932, British)
  • Creation Year
    1910
  • Medium
  • Movement & Style
    Tonalist
  • Condition
    Good
  • Period
  • Dimensions
    H 28.75 in. x W 32.68 in. x D 1.58 in.H 73 cm x W 83 cm x D 4 cm
  • Gallery Location
    Frome, GB
  • Reference Number
    LU121024324672
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