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The artist presents a view of the River Clyde looking downriver towards Dumbarton from Erskine. Dumbarton Rock and the Kilpatrick Hills can be seen to the right. Sailing vessels and an early steamboat travel up and down the river whilst workers tend to their rowing boats on the shore. Williams was one of the founding members of the Scottish Academy, now known as the Royal Scottish Academy, in 1826.
oil on canvas
H 40 x W 62 cm
purchased with the assistance of the Heritage Lottery Fund, 2016