Record number 06/753
TitleEleven Engravings Presented To The Members Of The Royal Association For The Promotion Of The Fine Arts In Scotland.
Imprint1849.
Physical Description[4] p., [11] pl.; 309×417 mm.
Physical Description NoteThe four pages form a wrapper for the plates.
Content Format Note[T.p.] - [Plates] - List Of The Engravings.
Summary NoteThe publication-date of 1849 is carried by the title-page and all plates, except plate [4], which carries the date of 1848. (Plate [3] gives the date 1848 alongside the engraver's signature but 1849 with that of the publisher.)

The plates show chiefly landscapes, after William Allan, Robert Scott Lauder, Edmund T. Crawford, William Simson, Edward Duncan, R.T. Ross, D.O. Hill, Thomas Faed, Horatio McCulloch, James Drummond or Frances Stoddart.
Responsibility NoteAll plates are signed with the name of the source-artist and that of the engraver. The engravers are William Forrest, James Faed, William Richardson, Edward Burton, John Le Conte, Thomas Dick.

Each carries the publisher's imprint of the 'Royal Association, Fine Arts, Scotland', and the printer's name - W. Wilding, Edinr. or A. McGlashon.
SubjectLandscapes (environments) - Great Britain - History - 19th century
Landscapes (representations) - Paintings - Great Britain - Scotland - 19th century
Pictorial works - Great Britain - 19th century
Name as Subject Allan, William, R.A., 1782 - 1850
Lauder, Robert Scott, 1803 - 1869
Crawford, Edmund Thornton, 1806 - 1885
Simson, William, 1798 - 1847
Duncan, Edward, 1803 - 1882
Ross, Robert Thorburn, 1816 - 1876
Hill, David Octavius, 1802 - 1870
Faed, Thomas, R.A., 1826 - 1900
McCulloch, Horatio, 1805 - 1867
Drummond, James, 1816 - 1877
Stoddart, Frances, fl. ca. 1849?
ReferencesSurveys of painting in Scotland in the 19th century include C.B. de Laperriere, The Royal Scottish Academy exhibitors 1826-1990 (4 v., 1991); D. Macmillan, Scottish art 1460-1990 (1990); W. Hardie, Scottish painting 1837 to the present (1990); J. Halsby and P. Harris, Dictionary of Scottish painters 1600-1960 (1990); E. Gordon, The Royal Scottish Academy 1826-1976 (1976).

Monographs include J. Howard et al., William Allan artist adventurer [exhibition catalogue] (2001); R. Nicolson, William Simson RSA (1989); S. Smith, Horatio McCulloch 1805-1867 [exhibition catalogue] (1988); L. Errington, Master class: Robert Scott Lauder and his pupils (1983); M. McKerrow, The Faeds (1982); E. Cumming, James Drummond RSA (1977).

On art unions see R. Smith, 'The rise and fall of the Art Union print', in Print Quarterly, 3:2 (1986), p.95-108.
Binding Note19th-century half brown morocco, marbled-papered boards; gilt-decorated spine lettered 'Royal Association For Promotion Of The Fine Arts In Scotland 1849 1852 1853' and 'R.A.' Bound with two others.
Contributors Allan, William, R.A., 1782 - 1850, source artist
Lauder, Robert Scott, 1803 - 1869, source artist
Crawford, Edmund Thornton, 1806 - 1885, source artist
Simson, William, 1798 - 1847, source artist
Duncan, Edward, 1803 - 1882, source artist
Ross, Robert Thorburn, 1816 - 1876, source artist
Hill, David Octavius, 1802 - 1870, source artist
Faed, Thomas, R.A., 1826 - 1900, source artist
McCulloch, Horatio, 1805 - 1867, source artist
Drummond, James, 1816 - 1877, source artist
Stoddart, Frances, fl. ca. 1849?, source artist
Forrest, William, 1805 - 1889, engraver
Faed, James, 1821 - 1911, engraver
Richardson, William, fl. 1840 - 1877, engraver
Burton, Edward, fl. ca. 1848?, engraver
Le Conte, John, fl. ca. 1849 - 1886, engraver
Dick, Thomas, fl. 1841 - 1874, engraver
Wilding, William, fl. ca. 1845 - 1857, intaglio printer
MacGlashon, Alexander, fl. 1840-1892?, intaglio printer
Royal Association For The Promotion Of The Fine Arts In Scotland
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