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    Sale 7555

    Scottish Art The Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

    23 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 129

    James Downie Robertson, R.S.A., R.S.W., R.G.I. (b. 1931)

    Sound of Sleat

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    James Downie Robertson, R.S.A., R.S.W., R.G.I. (b. 1931)
    Sound of Sleat
    signed 'Robertson' (lower right), signed again 'James D. Robertson RSW.RGI.RSA' (on the frame), signed again and inscribed 'James D Robertson RSA.RSW.RGI Glasgow School of Art' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    44 x 44 in. (111.7 x 111.7 cm.)


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    The Sound of Sleat (pronounced 'slate') is a body of water separating the Isle of Skye from the west coast of the Scottish mainland. Its wild and spectacular scenery have inspired many artists over the years, with the mountains of Skye running straight down to the sea where a fast tidal race makes the sound a challenge to small craft.

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