- Extended catalogue entry
by Walker Hodgson
Black chalk and watercolour on cream wove paper, 1892
15 1/4 in. x 12 1/2 in. (390 mm x 315 mm)
Inscriptionback to top
Signed, inscribed and dated in black chalk lower right: ‘WH. / Broomieknowe N.B. Mar. 22. 92’;
and inscr. faintly in pencil bottom left: ‘Wm McTaggart RSA.’
This portraitback to top
In 1892 McTaggart was 58 and living at Dean Park, Broomieknowe, and Hodgson travelled there to make the portrait. This was also the year of McTaggart’s self-portrait, Oak Leaves in Autumn, a rare exercise in self-examination for this artist.
See NPG collection 4041(1–5)
Footnotesback to top
Physical descriptionback to top
Quarter-length to left, looking to left, tam-o’-shanter cap, necktie held by ring, flower in buttonhole.
Provenanceback to top
Personal Service League 1934; purchased from Appleby Bros., Dec. 1957.
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