PORTRAIT OF MARGARET AND CHRYSTIAN GUTHRIE

Photos: Jonathan Russell. The children were the daughters of David Guthrie, M. P., and Mary daughter of Andrew Low of Savannah. Medium: 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. …

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OREADS

Photos: Jonathan Russell. The ‘oreads’ were deities from Greek mythology, usually inhabiting remote mountains and ravines, but also associated with lowland areas or even the sea, and who joined in wild hunts or guided travellers through difficult terrain. Some were immortal, other lived only for as long at the tree they inhabited lived. Medium: oil …

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