PORTRAIT OF MARGARET AND CHRYSTIAN GUTHRIE.

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Photos: Jonathan Russell.

The children were the daughters of David Guthrie, M. P., and Mary daughter of Andrew Low of Savannah.

  • Media: oil on canvas.
  • Dimensions: 1.31 m diameter (painted area 1.35 m²).
  • History: dated 1907; exhibited 1907 Royal Academy; 1908 Franco-British Exhibition, London, “399 / Portrait of the Daughters of D. C. Guthrie, Esq. / Mrs. D. C. Guthrie … Swynnerton, A. L. (Mrs.), 1A, The Avenue, 76, Fulham Road, S.W.”; Jul 1923 Manchester Art Gallery; auctioned Mellors & Kirk, 27 Nov 2013, “provenance: D. C. Guthrie, the sitters’ father, thence by descent to the vendor … The children were the daughters of David Guthrie, MP (1858-1932), of Craigie, Dundee and East Haddon Hall (1861-1918) and his wife Mary daughter of Andrew Low of Savannah … In fine original condition, unlined, never varnished. Not hitherto offered for sale“; private collection (‘The Wrathall Family,’ notice by picture in ‘Painting Light and Hope‘ exhibition, Manchester Art Gallery, 23 Feb 2018 to 6 Jan 2019).
  • Location: private collection.

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