Glen Cannich, Argyllshire

by Louis Bosworth Hurt

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DIMENSIONS: (unframed)24.0 x 40.0 in./ 61.0 x 101.6 cm
SIGNATURE: Signed lower right
MEDIUM: Oil on canvas

Catalogue No: 5350 Categories: ,

Louis Bosworth Hurt is best known for his evocative paintings of placid and beautiful West Highland cattle of which this is a wonderful example. The viewer can almost feel the swirling highland mists against their skin as the cattle graze by Loch Carrie with the mountains rising in the distance.

Glen Cannich is a long glen in the Northwest Highlands of Scotland and the River Cannich runs through it, emerging from the reservoir of Loch Mullardoch. The river flows east to merge with the River Affric at the village of Cannich, their combined waters forming the River Glass. Not much has changed since Hurt painted this work with industrialisation having largely bypassed this wild region.

Queen Victoria’s love of the Scottish Highlands prompted a trend for paintings of the region and this provided Hurt with a subject he painted throughout his entire life. He would regularly visit the Highlands to paint the hazy skies and the cattle he was so fond of.

Provenance

Purchased from W.B. Simpson, Glasgow in 1952;

By descent to Private Collection, Toronto

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Biography

Louis Bosworth Hurt was a landscape painter from Derbyshire who exhibited at the Royal Academy between 1881 and 1901. Amongst the many titles that he exhibited at the Royal Academy were In a Northern Glen, The Silence of the Woods and By Peaceful Loch and Mist-Wreathed Hill. Hurt sought for and achieved purity of form in the more broken and undulating highland landscape. His paintings were highly sought after by collectors for their poetic sense of nostalgia during a period when the effects of rapid industrialisation caused a widespread sense of longing for a rapidly disappearing way of life.

 

His works can now be found in many museums and art galleries across the United Kingdom including the Reading Museum. Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum in Bournemouth and the Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool.

 

 

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