This beautifully painted watercolour shows wonderful character and is signed by the Scottish painter Robert Buchan Nisbet. The stunning original frame measures 47 x 40cm, and the painting measures 25cm x 18cm. The watercolour paper is mounted on card, and framed behind glass. The frame shows some damage, and the painting shows some foxing throughout (please see photos).
Nisbet was born 1st July 1857 in Edinburgh, the son of a house-painter. At first apprenticed in a shipping office, but took up painting 1880, joined his brother Pollock Nisbet, already a painter, in Venice, then studied in Edinburgh at the Board of Manufacturers School and the R.S.A. Life Class 1882–5, and in Paris under Bouguereau. Exhibited at the R.S.A. from 1880, A.R.S.A. 1893, R.S.A. 1902, and at the R.A. from 1888; also in Paris, Berlin, etc. R.S.W. 1887, R.I. 1892–1907; also R.B.A. and member of the Royal Belgian Watercolour Society. Founding member 1892 and was the second President of the Society of Scottish Artists.
Perfect for display or to add to a collection.