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The Scottish Colourists Cadell, Fergusson, Hunter, Peploe by Roger Billcliffe

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Published by Trafalgar Square Publishing .
Written in English


  • History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -,
  • Painting & paintings,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • Art,
  • Scotland,
  • History - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9765004M
ISBN 100719554373
ISBN 109780719554377

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The Scottish Colourists are acclaimed as a group of painters of exceptional originality. The strong, emotive colours, fluent brushwork and sense of pattern marked their paintings as different from, and more advanced than, anything seen in Britain before the appearance of the Vorticists in /5(6).   The Scottish Colourists - Featuring commentary on the artists' lives and their involvement in the avant-garde in Paris, this book is richly illustrated with over of the Colourists' most stylish and inventive paintings. A comprehensive chronology gives all known solo exhibitions of their work, and group exhibitions/5(22). The Scottish Colourists: Cadell, Fergusson, Hunter and Peploe This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. This beautifully illustrated hardback book tells the story the Scottish Colourists – Samuel John Peploe, John Duncan Fergusson, Francis Campbell Boileau Cadell and George Leslie Hunter, acknowledged as one of the most talented, experimental and distinctive groups in 20th-century British art.

Inspired by the works of French Post-Impressionist and Fauvist artists, the Scottish Colourists (Samuel Peploe, J.D. Fergusson, Leslie Hunter and F.C.B. Cadell) introduced s Britain to a whole new style of painting. With over 80 images and a broad introduction, this is a fine addition to Flame Tree's ever-increasing Masterpieces of Art series. The Scottish Colourists were a group of four painters - Francis Campbell Boileau Cadell, Samuel John Peploe, John Fergusson and George Leslie Hunter, who worked during the first three decades of the twentieth century and breathed new life into Scottish painting. The Colourists responded to new developments in painting in France before and brought the vibrant use of colour and painterly . Characteristics of Painting Style. Scottish Colourists' paintings - quite unlike the traditional academic art which was then a major part of the syllabus at most academies - were characterized by bright colour pigments, a bold, fluent handling of paint, and an overall impressionistic style. It was not until that the group were linked together, initially by art historian T.J. Honeyman in his book Three Scottish Colourists, , bringing together Peploe, Cadell and Hunter; by the s the group had expanded to include Fergusson.

The Scottish Colourists, Cadell, Fergusson, Hunter and Peploe, produced paintings which are considered to be some of the most progressive in British art of the early twentieth century. Featuring essays describing the artists' lives and their involvement with the avant garde in Paris, this book is richly illustrated with over one hundred of their most stylish and inventive paintings. The Scottish Colourists currently enjoy a position of high regard; they are among Scotland’s most cherished artists, beloved of gallery-goers and collectors alike. The buoyant market for the Colourists ensures that in salerooms they command high prices, and they have been the subjects of numerous well-received solo and group retrospective. Buy The Scottish Colourists: Cadell, Fergusson, Hunter and Peploe New edition by Billcliffe, Roger (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on /5(7). The Scottish Colourists Description F.C.B. Cadell, J.D. Fergusson, G.L. Hunter and S.J. Peploe are now amongst the most admired of early twentieth-century British artists. Their direct contact with French Post-Impressionism and early knowledge of the work of Matisse and the Fauves, encouraged them to produce paintings which are considered some.