New Catalogue to Explore Riches of National Gallery of Scotland’s Collection of English Drawings

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artwork: Paul Sandby - "Horse Fair on Bruntsfield Links", Edinburgh - Courtesy of National Gallery of Scotland.


EDINBURGH.- The rich and diverse collection of English drawings and watercolours in the National Gallery of Scotland will be the subject of a beautifully designed and generously illustrated catalogue, to be published this summer. Featuring outstanding examples of work by the most celebrated British artists, such as William Blake, J.M.W. Turner and Thomas Gainsborough, the collection is surprisingly little known; this landmark catalogue will for the first time make its full scope and importance clear. English Drawings and Watercolours 1600-1900 – the first in a new series of authoritative and scholarly catalogues about the Scottish national collection – will become a key reference work for a wide range of enthusiasts for British art, including art historians, students, collectors, dealers, artists and picture researchers.