Ballater (on A939), Aberdeenshire, AB35 5UB
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The Collection of Billy and Pamela Connolly
The life of Scotland's favourite comedian and his wife needs no introduction.
Following the sale of Candacraig, their home in Strathdon, Billy & Pamela Connolly entrusted the disposal of some of their art collection to the McEwan Gallery.
The collection exemplifies their interest in the surreal, the slightly off-kilter and the amusing, although there are one or two traditional pieces as well, reflecting the Scottish heritage of Candacraig.
The collection includes work by Beryl Cook, John Bellany, Peter Howson, David M Bowers, James Grainger and James McNaught, while the traditional is represented by The Christmas Pudding by William MacDuff (1824-1881) and an antique print of Joseph Farquharson's Fishing on the Dee.
With nearly 30 items available to purchase, this is a fascinating collection from the private home of Billy and Pamela Connolly.
Beryl Cook At the Roulette Table Oil 24x30 in
Jeff Thomson Painted Corrugated Iron Cows Life-size
Pamela Jane Crook Faites vos Jeux Oil 34x40 in
Richard Adams The Fishing Boat Watercolour 22x22 in
William MacDuff The Christmas Pudding Oil
William Boissevain Aboriginals in a Landscape Oil 35x47 in
Richard Adams Flamingoes Watercolour 20x22 in
James McNaught A Quiet Rehearsal Gouache 11x11 in
Mark Copeland The Mercury Cycle Co Oil 32x28 in
James Grainger Bull in the Pumpkin Bed Oil 7x10 in
James Grainger The Dance of the Curate's Egg Oil 7x10 in
James Grainger Tea Trolley Oil 12x18 in
Peter Howson Running Madonna Pastel 24x18 in
D Ames-Penhale Three Figures with Trees Oil 12x13 in
David Bowers Alien with Earth Oil 13x10 in
David Bowers The Visionary Oil 14x9 in
David J G Oxtoby James Brown - Mr Dynamite Aquatec 16x16 in
James Grainger Mad March Morris Oil 20x14in
James McNaught Beauty Queen Gouache 12x10 in
AVAILABLE FROM THE GALLERY
£9.99 PLUS £2 POSTAGE
Ideal for the art enthusiast,, student, artist or dealer - a handy alphabetical list, with illustrations by Alison Ewan, of art & art related terms.
Open Tues-Fri 11am - 5pm
Sat and Sun - 2-5pm
|The McEwan Gallery, a family business, specialising in quaility paintings of the last three centuries, was founded over forty years ago. Although dealing primarily in works by Scottish artists, including contemporary examples, the Gallery also carries a small selection of English & Dutch works. With a lifetime of experience in the art world, we welcome you to browse through our collection at leisure. Peter wrote the definitive Dictionary of Scottish Art & Architecture, available from the Gallery.
Valuations for insurance and probate are undertaken as well as providing a restoration service.
We pride ourselves on offering London quality at provincial prices. Enquiries are always welcome. There is parking space beside the unusual listed house, built in 1902 by the Swiss artist Rodolphe Christen.