Russell William Thompson Smith (1812-1898)
Glencoe, The Birthplace of Ossian from Lock Leven
signed and dated 'Russell Smith Sept 185*' and inscribed with title (on the reverse)
oil on paper
7¾ x 11¾ in. (19.7 x 29.9 cm.)
Vose Galleries, Boston, Massachusetts.
Glencoe, Scotland, was the legendary home of Fingal, one of the greatest Celtic heroes of Gaelic mythology, and Ossian was his poet son.