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Farm Scene

What is almost certainly my oldest surviving artwork has been discovered in a shoe box in West Edinburgh. What say you, Fiona Bruce?

Thought to date from around 1962, the painting provides evidence of an early interest in rural themes and the striking topography of the scene suggests connections with the Borders. The fact that the black bull is in a separate field on the extreme right of the picture indicates some knowledge of the practical challenges of animal husbandry, possibly acquired from a grandfather.

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