28 October 2004
Waller Hugh Paton, R.S.A., R.S.W. (1828-1895)
signed, inscibed and dated 'Waller. H. Paton. R.S.A./Arrochar 10th. August 1895.' (lower left)
pencil, watercolour and gum arabic, heightened with touches of bodycolour
12¾ x 21 in. (32.5 x 53.3 cm.)
Walker's Fine Art & Estate Auctioneers, 22 November 2003, lot 243.
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Brother of Joseph Noel Paton, Waller Hugh was greatly influenced by Pre-Raphaelite landscape painting; painting out of doors, using bright colours and intense detail. He favoured Scottish subjects and his work was much admired by John Ruskin.
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