- Sir William Gillies 1898–1973
- Oil paint on canvas
- Support: 356 x 660 mm
- Purchased 1955
T00008 ESPERSTON 1950
Inscr. ‘W. Gillies’ b.r.
Canvas, 14×26 (36×66).
Purchased from Dr Robert A. Lillie (Kerr Fund) 1955.
Coll: Purchased by Dr Lillie from the artist.
Repr: Sir John Rothenstein, British Art since 1900, 1962, pl.55.
Painted in the autumn of 1950 at the farm of Esperston, Midlothian, near the artist's home (letter from the artist, 29 May 1955).
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I