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Edinburgh (Old Town)

© the estate of Michael Andrews, courtesy of James Hyman Gallery, London. Photo credit: National Galleries of Scotland

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This is one of Andrews's last major works. Instead of painting the familiar view of Edinburgh Castle from the north, Andrews shows its more forbidding

National Galleries of Scotland, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art




oil on canvas


H 183 x W 274.3 cm

Accession number

GMA 3697

Acquisition method

purchased with the assistance of the Art Fund, 1993

Work type


Inscription description

on central horizontal stretcher bar: *HANGING (bottom of picture from floor 22' poss. BEST HEIGHT Michael Andrews 'Edinburgh, (Old Town)' oil on canvas 6 1/4 x 9 1/2 1990-1993


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National Galleries of Scotland, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art

75 Belford Road, Edinburgh EH4 3DR Scotland

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