James Kay

James Kay, R.S.A, R.S.W. (Scottish) 1858-1942
Classical landscape
, pastel, indistinctly signed l/l, 8.5″ x 12″ sight, 18″ x 21″ mount and frame

Classical landscape, pastel, indistinctly signed, framed.
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Classical landscape, pastel, indistinctly signed, framed.
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Estimate: $1200. Offers invited.

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Very good condition. New frame and mount.

Marines, landscapes, street and Continental scenes in oil and water-colour. Born on 22nd October 1858 at Lamlash, Isle of Arran, and studied art at the Glasgow School of Art. Painted widely in France and Holland, and indeed achieved much success abroad. Tended to favor coastal and river subjects. Exhibited at the R.A. from 1889 and the Paris Salon from 1894. Maintained a studio in Glasgow and for many years lived at Whistlefield, Dunbartonshire. Died on 26th September 1942. – Wikipedia Biography

James Kay

Provenance: Gift of the artist to King Farouk of Egypt and through his daughter to David G. Kramer, Washington, D.C. from whom it was acquired.

Also by this artist:

Gibraltar – Oil
A Continental Street Scene – Oil on canvas, Paisley Museum and Art Galleries
Mending the Nets – Oil on canvas
Launch of the Lusitania – Oil on board
Ploughing on the Coast – Pastel


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