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No Mess Ah Hope

© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Argyll and Bute Council

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Abstract painting with sweeping gestural brushstrokes.

John Houston, ARSA, RSA, OBE, was born in Buckhaven, Fife, and studied and taught at Edinburgh College of Art. He is known for his landscape and seascape paintings in powerful colours, which evoke atmosphere and changing light.

The Argyll Collection


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    oil on hardboard

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    46 x 86.5 cm

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