Morton, Robert Harold SSA (Scottish)
Path through the Forest, watercolor, signed l/r,
9.5" x 13" image, 16.5" x
About the Painting: Very good condition; photographed under
anti-reflection glass - not inspected out
About the Artist: Landscape painter. Exhibited at the RSA,
GI, and is represented in Glasgow Art Gallery.
Lived in Glasgow and later at Stirling. - from Dictionary of British Artists, Working 1900-1950 by Grant M. Waters.
Born in Stirling in 1892, Robert Harold
attended the Glasgow School of Art
then the Slade in London from 1913-14.
serving in the army in the First World
he attended the Edinburgh School of
1920-24, and in 1921 made a tour of
with William Gillies. He also travelled
Europe with Gillies and John Maxwell,
he was inspired by the work of the
artists. He exhibited widely throughout
career, and was active with the Society
He settled in Stirling in the early
but by the early 1960s until his death
was a resident of the Murray Royal
Hospital in Perth.
In 2000 a memorial exhibition was held
the Smith Art Gallery and Museum in
to celebrate the often overlooked work
Morton. - from Explore Art at Gracefield Art Centre.
Collections: Stirling Smith Art Gallery & Museum,
Stirling Council, Glasgow Museums,
and Gallaway Council (Gracefield).
inclusive of S/H/I*