A Breton Woman
by Robert Mcgregor


  • Country of origin: Scotland

  • Medium: Oil on canvas

  • Signed: Signed lower left

  • Dated: c. 1895

  • Size: 18.00" x 12.00" (45.7cm x 30.5cm)

  • Framed Size: 22.00" x 16.00" (55.9cm x 40.6cm)

  • Provenance: Fine Art Society - London 1978

Artwork Biography

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Robert McGregor was a member of the Royal Scottish Academy. He exhibited at the Royal Academy in London from 1876, and at the Paris Salon, winning a bronze medal at the Paris Exposition Universelle of 1900. His paintings of agricultural labourers recall the works of Bastien Lepage and Jean-François Millet.

Museum and Gallery Holdings


Bath (Victoria AG): 'Coemon': Breton Seaweed Gatherers (oil on canvas)

Edinburgh (City Arts Centre): Gathering Stones (1877, oil on canvas)

Edinburgh (Nat. Gal. of Scotland): Great Expectations (oil on canvas)

Edinburgh (Royal Scottish Academy): 'Man Goeth Forth to his Work and to his Labour until Evening' (1888, oil on canvas)

Glasgow: Guignol in Provincial France; Smoker; Fishermen on the Seashore