The Success Story of a Scottish Colourist

I’m delighted that my feature ‘Samuel John Peploe: The Success Story of a Scottish Colourist’ is now live on the Art UK website.

Samuel John Peploe (1871-1935), Tulips in a Pottery Vase, c.1912,
Hunterian Art Gallery, University of Glasgow

Read about Samuel John Peploe (1871-1935) including his training in Edinburgh and Paris, his move to the French capital in the critical years before World War One, his return to Edinburgh and his international success thereafter:

Tulips in a Pottery Vase of about 1912 above is one of his most avant-garde paintings and was unprecedented in British, let alone Scottish art. See if you agree with me!

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