5/3/11

Frances Macdonald McNair, ll Omen, or, Girl in the East Wind with Ravens Passing the Moon


Hunterian Art Gallery, Mackintosh collections, Glasgow

Date: 1893
Technique: Pencil and watercolour on paper, 51.7 x 42.7 cm

This watercolour's alternative title Girl in the East Wind with Ravens Passing the Moon captures Frances Macdonald's interest in the twilight world of Celtic or, more simply, northern legend. Death and mystery were frequent subjects in her work.

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