Scottish Paintings

The Gleaner by Robert Herdman (1829-1888) - Oil on board - 32.2 x 28.5 cm - 1977.881 ©McLean Museum and Art Gallery, Greenock. The Clyde near Dumbarton by Horatio McCulloch (1805-1867) - Oil on slate - 90 x 77 cm - 1977.963 ©McLean Museum and Art Gallery, Greenock. James Watt (1736-1819) by John Partridge (1790-1872) after Sir William Beechey (1753-1839) - Oil on canvas - 77 x 64 cm  - 1978.365 ©McLean Museum and Art Gallery, Greenock. Sir Francis Legatt Chantrey R.A. (1781-1841) by Henry Raeburn (1756-1823) - Oil on canvas - 75.5 x 63.5 cm - 1814 - 1977.1097 ©McLean Museum and Art Gallery, Greenock. Winter Daybreak by Waller Hugh Paton ( 1828-1895) - Oil on board - 28.5 x 39.5 cm - 1864 - 1977.1079 - ©McLean Museum and Art Gallery, Greenock The Village of Whitehouse, Kintyre by Thomas Fairbairn (1820-1884) - Oil on canvas - 91.5 x 152.7 cm - 1977.794 ©McLean Museum and Art Gallery, Greenock. Raising the Wind by Robert Gemmell Hutchison (1855-1936) - Oil on canvas - 61.5 x 51.3 cm - c  1910 - 1977.904 Seascape by Joseph Henderson (1832-1908) - Oil on canvas - 50.5 x 78.6 cm - 1977.869 ©McLean Museum and Art Gallery, Greenock. Testing the Blade by William Quiller Orchardson (1832-1910) - Oil on canvas - 64 x 103 cm - 1977.1067 ©McLean Museum and Art Gallery, Greenock. A Spanish Bullfight by Arthur Melville (1858-1904) - Watercolour on paper - 77.5 x 125.5 cm  1977. 1008 ©McLean Museum and Art Gallery, Greenock. Primrose Time by E.A. Hornel (1864-1933) - Oil on canvas - 76 x 51 cm - 1977.963 ©McLean Museum and Art Gallery, Greenock. Faslane, Garelochhead by Robert Little (1854-1944) - Watercolour on paper - 61 x 71 cm - 1977.946 ©McLean Museum and Art Gallery, Greenock. Crème de Menthe by Francis Campbell Boileau Cadell (1883-1937) - Oil on canvas - 107 x 84 cm - c 1914-1915 - 1977.685 ©McLean Museum and Art Gallery, Greenock. Black and Gold by Francis Campbell Boileau Cadell (1883-1937) - Oil on canvas - 103 x 92 cm - 1920-1925 - 1977.686 ©McLean Museum and Art Gallery, Greenock. Still Life by Samuel John Peploe (1871-1935) - Oil on canvas - 64 x 76.5 cm - 1917-1918 - ©McLean Museum and Art Gallery, Greenock. The Quarry, Furnace by Archibald Kay (1860-1935) - Oil on canvas - 125 x 183 cm - 1925-1930 - 1977.913 ©McLean Museum and Art Gallery, Greenock. Shipping Pageant, Comet Centenary, Greenock by James Kay (1858-1942) - Oil on canvas - 60.6 x 91.5 cm - 1912 - 1977.916 ©McLean Museum and Art Gallery, Greenock. Biblical Wells, St. Jacuit, France by James Paterson (1854-1932) - Watercolour on paper - 24.5 x 34.3 cm - 1977.1072 ©McLean Museum and Art Gallery, Greenock. Mending the Bird's Cage by Henry John Dobson (1858-1928) - Oil on canvas - 27 x 32.4 cm - 1977.745 ©McLean Museum and Art Gallery, Greenock. Fand and Manannan by John Duncan (1865-1945) - Oil on canvas - 152.7 x 101.8 cm - 1977.784 ©McLean Museum and Art Gallery, Greenock. In the Studio by John Lavery (1856-1941) - Oil on canvas - 54 x 38.5 cm - c 1890 - 1977.932 ©McLean Museum and Art Gallery, Greenock. The Downs, Epsom 1922 by Sir John Lavery (1856-1941) - Oil on canvas - 64 x 76.5 cm - 1977.931 ©McLean Museum and Art Gallery, Greenock. The Peaks of Assynt by Sir David Young Cameron (1865-1945) - Oil on canvas - 83.5 x 113.5 cm - 1977.691 ©McLean Museum and Art Gallery, Greenock. On the Move by George Smith (1870-1934) - Oil on canvas - 143.5 x 204.5 cm - 1977.1132 ©McLean Museum and Art Gallery, Greenock. Tulips by George Telfer Bear (1874-1973) - Oil on canvas - 101.5 x 76.2 cm - 1977.618 ©McLean Museum and Art Gallery, Greenock. Eventide by David Gauld (1865-1936) - Oil on canvas - 70 x 90 cm - 1977.841 ©McLean Museum and Art Gallery, Greenock. Lady with a Fan by George Henry (1858-1943) - Oil on canvas - 76.7 x 64.3 cm - 1977.877 ©McLean Museum and Art Gallery, Greenock. The Careenage, Barbados by Sir James Guthrie (1859-1930) - Oil on canvas - 111.5 x 85.5 cm - 1977.853 ©McLean Museum and Art Gallery, Greenock.

19th century Scottish artists in the collection include works by Hugh William Williams (1773-1829), Horatio McCulloch (1805-1867), Waller Hugh Paton (1828-1895) and Thomas Fairbairn (1820-1844). Of particular note is the group of seven paintings by William McTaggart (displayed on their own page) and works by Robert Inerarity Herdman (1829-1888).

Other artists in the collection include Sir William Quiller Orchardson (1832-1910), John Pettie (1839-1893), William Strang (1859-1921), James Lawton Wingate (1846-1924), Robert Gemmell Hutchison (1855-1936) and John McGhie (1867-1952). There is also a significant group of works in the collection by the Glasgow Boys with paintings and drawings by Sir David Young Cameron (1865-1945), David Gauld (1865-1936), Sir James Guthrie (1859-1930), George Henry (1858-1943), Edward Atkinson Hornel (1864-1933), Sir John Lavery (1856-1941), Arthur Melville (1858-1904), James Paterson (1854-1932) and Robert Macaulay Stevenson (1854-1952).

There are many fine works from the 20th century by George Smith (1870-1934), John Guthrie Spence Smith (1880-1951), Muirhead Bone (1876-1953), John Duncan (1865-1945), George Houston (1869-1947), Robert Gemmell Hutchison (1855-1936) and James Kay (1858-1942). The post Second World War period is also well represented with works from Stanley Cursiter (1887-1976), John MacLauchlan Milne (1885-1957), Alberto Morrocco (1917-1998), James McIntosh Patrick (1907-1998), Anne Redpath (1895-1965), Robert Sivel (1888-1958), Mary Nicol Neill Armour (1902-2000), Robert Henderson Blyth (1919-1970), William Crosbie (1915-1999), James William Hunter Cumming (1922-1990), David Ewart (1901-1965), William Russell Flint (1880-1969), William George Gillies (1898-1973) and Alexander Goudie (1933-2004).

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