Francis Grant ~ Portrait Painter and Painter of Sporting Scenes

Although born in Edinburgh in 1803 (some sources detail him as born at Kilgraston) Francis Grant was the fourth son of a Perthshire landowner, Francis Grant of Kilgraston. Initially trained as a lawyer he soon became a celebrated portrait painter and painter of sporting scenes. Amongst his body of work […]

J.D. Fergusson ~ Painter

John Duncan Fergusson: Painter born in Perthshire in 1874. Fergusson took up painting after studying Medicine. He is part of the Scottish Colourists Group that includes Samuel John Peploe and Francis Cadell. The Colourists came out of the Glasgow School of Painting with the mantra of the importance of colour […]