James Guthrie

1859-1930 Scotland/Plein-air

 

Brief Biography-James Guthrie was born in Greenock in 1859. He left university to paint in 1877. Guthrie was first a disciple of James Drummond and then John Pattie in London. He annually returned to Scotland to paint landscapes, and in 1882, he travelled to Paris. Jean-Fran├žois Millet influenced him, but he was mainly impressed by Jules Bastien-Lepage. Back in England, he decided to take up portraiture and became quite successful. James Abbot McNeill Whistler influenced his style. He received several commissions from notable people and had many honours bestowed on him including a Knighthood in 1903. In his later years, he was president of the Royal Scottish Academy.

 

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A Funeral
Service

A Funeral Service in the Highlands

A Hind's
Daughter

A Hind's Daughter

By
Candlelight

Candlelight

Andrew
Bonar Law

Andrew Bonar Law

Arthur James
Balfour

Arthur James Balfour

Firelight
Reflections

Firelight Reflections

Boy with
a Straw

Boy with a Straw

In the
Orchard

In the Orchard

Poppleton-The
Artist at Work

Poppleton-The Artist at Work

Edward
Martin

Edward Martin Dressed for Hunting

Saint Mary's Isle
Kirkcudbright

Saint Mary's Isle-Kirkcudbright

Frederick C
Gardiner

Frederick C Gardiner

Miss Helen
Sowerby

Miss Helen Sowerby

The Camp in
the Woods

The Camp in the Woods

Old
Willie

Old Willie

The Cottage
on the Hill

The Cottage on the Hill

The Morning
Paper

The Morning Paper


Schoolmates

Schoolmates

To
Pastures New

To Pastures New

The
Bridge

The Bridge

Sir Winston
Churchill

Sir Winston Churchill

The Gypsy Fires
Are Burning

The Gypsy Fires Are Burning

Street in
Oban-Night

Street in Oban-Night

The
Stonebreaker

The Stonebreaker

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off

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