Blue Cathedral

Sir Robin Philipson (1916 - 1992)

Oil on canvas

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  • About the work
    Location
    Country: UK
    City: London
    Place: Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand
  • About the artist
    Robin Philipson was born in Broughton-in-Furness, Lancashire, but had a close affinity for Scotland. Before serving in the Second World War, he had studied at Edinburgh College of Art, and later rejoined as a tutor. His first solo exhibition was held at The Scottish Gallery (Edinburgh, 1954) after which he regularly exhibited in the city. A member of the Society of Scottish Artists, the Royal Scottish Academy and the Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour, he became Head of Drawing and Painting at Edinburgh College of Art in 1960. In 1973 he became President of the Royal Scottish Academy. His work is represented in public collections in London, Glasgow, Manchester, Aberdeen and Nottingham.
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  • Details
    Title
    Blue Cathedral
    Date
    Medium
    Oil on canvas
    Dimensions
    height: 90.50 cm, width: 90.50 cm
    Acquisition
    Purchased from Marjorie Parr Gallery, September 1973
    Inscription
    BR: R.Philipson
    GAC number
    10762