Loch Lomond

  • About the work
    Location
    Country: Ukraine
    City: Kiev
    Place: British Embassy
  • About the artist
    Waller Hugh Paton was born in Wooers Alley, Dunfermline, Fife. His father was a damask designer and he began his career designing damasks. He later studied briefly in Edinburgh under John Adam Houston, be was largely self-taught. At 33, he married Margaret Kinloch, with whom he lived in Edinburgh and had seven children. He was influenced by John Ruskin and the Pre-Raphaelites and his elder brother, Noël, was friends with Ruskin and Millais. He was elected a member of the Royal Academy (1865), Liverpool Society of Watercolour Painters (1872) and the Society of Watercolour Painters (1878). His illustrations include plates for ‘Lays of the Scottish Cavaliers’ (1858) and ‘The Shores of Fife’ (1872). Patton died in Edinburgh at the age of 66.
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  • Details
    Title
    Loch Lomond
    Date
    1858
    Medium
    Oil on canvas
    Dimensions
    height: 73.50 cm, width: 106.00 cm
    Acquisition
    Purchased from the Jeremy Maas Gallery, 6 March 1974
    Inscription
    mgmdbl&insverso
    Provenance
    With Aitken Dott & Son, Edinburgh; collection of ‘A. F. Armstrong’; from whom purchased by J. S. Maas & Co. Ltd., London, on 17 November 1969 as 'On Loch Lomond'; from whom purchased by ‘R. McEwen’ on 27 November 1969; from whom purchased by J. S. Maas & Co. Ltd., London, on 18 February 1974; from whom purchased by the Department of the Environment in March 1974
    GAC number
    11028