A Capital View: The Art of Edinburgh
Author: Alyssa Jean Popiel
Publisher: Birlinn ltd
Dimensions: 24 cm x 28 cm
Edinburgh boasts one of the largest and most diverse collections of art in Britain. In this book, Alyssa Popiel features a hundred artworks from the city collection, dating from the Enlightenment to the present day, which feature Edinburgh and its surroundings. All are accompanied by extended captions which set the context and provide a huge amount of lively historical and anecdotal material.
Artists featured include John Slezer, Paul Sandby, Henry Raeburn, Alexander Nasmyth, Walter Geikie, David Roberts, Sam Bough, John Bell, James Paterson, Francis Cadell, William Crozier, Stanley Cursiter, Jessie M. King, Anne Redpath and John Bellany.