September 12, 2020

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Aberdeen Art Gallery presents: JAMES GILES PORTRAITS

ABERDEEN ART GALLERY PRESENTS:

James Giles Portraits (working title)

A celebration of the life and work of Aberdeen artist James Giles RSA (1801-1870) to mark 150 years since the artist’s death. Giles was a versatile artist. Although he specialised in portraiture and landscape painting, he was also a successful landscape architect, designing a number of public gardens and monuments in Aberdeen. His patrons included the Aberdeenshire aristocracy and Queen Victoria. The story of Giles’ rich and illustrious career is told through a selection of portraits of the artist at various periods of his life.

UNTIL 10th JANUARY 2021