'The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art's wonderful show of SJ Peploe’s work does justice to the Colourist, mainly known for masterly still-lifes, and proves that despite Continental influences he was a great painter in his own right' - The Scotsman
Samuel John Peploe (1871-1935) was one of the four artists popularly known as The Scottish Colourists. Born in Edinburgh, he moved to Paris in 1910, where he moved in artistic avant-garde circles. His painting style gave way to a more contemporary and expressive approach, and he used rich colours applied with more structured brushstrokes. In 1912 Peploe returned to Edinburgh and slowly began to build a successful career as an exhibiting artist. From around 1914 until his death, he sought to paint the perfect still life.
This beautifully illustrated companion book to the National Galleries of Scotland's exhibition throws fascinating new light on Peploe's life, on the influence of France on his work, and on his posthumous reputation.
- Author: Alice Strang, Senior Curator, National Galleries of Scotland
- Hardcover: 96 pages
- Date published: October 2012
- Language: English
- Delivery: Allow 2-3 weeks
- ISBN: 978-0300189766
- Product Dimensions: 27.3 x 25.4 x 1.9 cm