Literature and Links

Selected Bibliography

Billcliffe, R., The Scottish Colourists (John Murray 1996)

Cursiter, S., Peploe (London, 1947)

Hardie, W., Scottish Painting 1837-1839 (London, 1976)

Hewlett, T., F.C.B. Cadell (Lund Humphries, Farnham, 2011)

Honeyman, T.J., Three Scottish Colourists (London, 1950)

Long, P., The Scottish Colourists 1900-1930 (National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh, 1999)

Morris, M., The Art of J.D. Fergusson: A Biased Biography (Glasgow, 1974)

Peploe, G., F.C.B. Cadell: A Critical Memoir (1940s)

Peploe, G., S.J. Peploe (Lund Humphries, 2012)

Simister, K., A Living Paint: J.D. Fergusson (Mainstream Publishing, 2000)

Smith, B., & Marriner, J., Hunter Revisited: The Life and Art of Leslie Hunter (Atelier Books 2012)

Strang, A., F.C.B. Cadell, National Gallery of Scotland (Edinburgh, 2011)

Strang, A., S.J. Peploe, Yale University Press (2012)

Strang, A., J.D. Fergusson, National Galleries of Scotland (Edinburgh Nov’ 2013)


Scottish artist Samuel Peploe’s infatuation with colour endured until the end, writes Jan Patience

Origins of the Fleming Collection, by Jackie Wullschlager

Peploe: daring British modernist and greatest still life painter in British History by Jackie Wullschlager

J.D. Fergusson’s American Exhibitions by Avis Berman, courtesy of JStor

Tim Cornwell on the trail of F.C.B. Cadell, courtesy of The Scotsman

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