Glasgow Boys: Masterpieces of Art


ISBN: 9781839649967
Artist(s): Various
Author(s): Susie Hodge
Format: hardback
Year published: 2022
Publisher: Flame Tree
Total Pages: 127
Illustrations: colour throughout

A group of primarily Scottish artists (mainly William York Macgregor, Joseph Crawhall, George Henry, Edward Atkinson Hornel, Sir John Lavery and Arthur Melville), the Glasgow Boys were active around the turn of the 20th Century. Though they painted in a number of different styles, they are connected by their rejection of classic Victorian painting. Inspired by the luminous techniques of James McNeil Whistler, they harnessed Impressionistic brushwork and livid realism in their work, trying new methods and everyday settings to create stunning works of art. With over 100 images, and broad introduction, this is a fine addition to Flame Tree’s ever-increasing series on painting and illustration, Masterpieces of Art.


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