Edinburgh,The Assembly Rooms
1 November 2001
THE PROPERTY OF THE FLEMING-WYFOLD ART FOUNDATION
Edward Hargitt (1835-1895)
The River Tay at Newburgh
signed and dated 'Edward Hargitt. 1882.' (lower right)
pencil and watercolour, heightened with touches of bodycolour
29½ x 43½ in. (75 x 110.5 cm.)
with Bourne Fine Art, Edinburgh, where purchased by the Fleming Collection, October 1993.
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Born in Edinburgh, Hargitt studied under Horatio McCulloch at the Trustees' Academy, subsequently moving to London. In the 1850s he fell under the influence of the Pre-Raphaelites and his pictures of Scottish views are executed with great attention to detail.
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