This catalogue contains over 3,300 full-colour images within 480 pages. The dimensions are 29.5 x 23.5 cm and the catalogues typically weigh between 1.8–2.8 kg.
This catalogue brings together some 3,300 paintings in public ownership in Aberdeen. Often referred to as Scotland’s third city, the history of Aberdeen is tied in with the old traditions of the fishing and shipbuilding industries. Major collections such as those at Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums, Robert Gordon University and the University of Aberdeen are featured alongside smaller collections including The Gordon Highlanders Museum and Aberdeen Grammar School. Paintings by Cadell, Hogarth, Landseer, Léger, Monet, Peploe, Reynolds and Spencer are among the eight collections catalogued in the city.
Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums; Aberdeen City Council Collection; Aberdeen Grammar School; Aberdeen Maritime Museum; Art & Heritage Collections, Robert Gordon University; Grampian Hospitals Art Trust; Music Hall Aberdeen; The Gordon Highlanders Museum; The James Hutton Institute, Aberdeen; The University of Aberdeen