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Kilkerran

Period:
19th Century
Description:
Kilkerran in Ayrshire became Alexander Docharty's home and he spent much time painting there.  He had trained at Glasgow School of Art and worked for a time as a calico designer  before taking up painting as a profession. In 1894 he spent time studying in Paris and he made several other visits to Europe to paint throughout his career.  He also spent time painting in the Highlands.
Materials/Media:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
1020 x 1290mm
Source:
The Dick Institute
Accession number:
FA/A47
Digital Number:
RI_DI_0053949
Creation Date:
1891
Copyright:
The Artist