‘The Making of a Scottish Colourist: F. C. B. Cadell’ for Art UK

I am delighted that my feature ‘The Making of a Scottish Colourist: Francis Campbell Boileau Cadell‘ for Art UK is now live on their website.

Francis Campbell Boileau Cadell (1883-1937), The Embroidered Cloak, mid-1920s,
Ferens Art Gallery, Hull

Cadell – pronounced with the emphasis on the first rather than second syllable, as it is a derivation of ‘Campbell’ – was the youngest and arguably most Scottish of the four artists commonly known as the ‘Scottish Colourists’. The others are John Duncan Fergusson (1874-1961), George Leslie Hunter (1877-1931) and Samuel John Peploe (1871-1935). Together they are the most celebrated Scottish artists of the twentieth-century. Read my article to find out more!

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