Title: East Lothian Coast
Size: 51.5cm x 34cm
Medium: Watercolour

Additional Information
Provenance: Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolours label to verso. Title: "East Lothian Coast" Artist: "M V MacGeorge" Address: "Bield Gifford Haddington" Also inscribed "Mrs Maxwell Ann Street" Painting appears to be "Daisy Island" to the East of North Berwick.

Price: £950

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About the Artist

Watercolour painter; mainly landscapes, particularly the western Highlands, the Lothians and in Perthshire, often on a large scale. Niece of the Earl of Minto, her maiden name was Elliot. The centre of a minor scandal when marrying the artist, Hugh Munro, who at the time was employed cutting wood blocks for Charles Mackie. A year after Munro’s death in 1928, she married William Stewart MacGeorge and it was at this time that she began to paint watercolours professionally. Trained by J Campbell Noble. Lived for many years in Haddington. Elected RSW 1930. Exhibited RSA (41), RSW (44) & GI (4). Represented in Glasgow Art Gallery.

Biography - Dictionary of Scottish Art & Architecture - Peter J M McEwan