FINE ART INVESTMENTS SINCE 1978
John Rankine BARCLAY
Title: "Paris Street Scene"
Medium: Original Watercolor
Image size: 9.5" x 11.5"
Framed size: 19.25" x 20.75"
John Rankine Barclay (1884-1962) was born in Edinburgh in 1884. He studied at the Royal
Institution where he met A R Sturrock. He was a member of the Edinburgh Group, a group of
progressive painters that included J.G Spence Smith, D. M. Sutherland, William Oliphant Hutchison,
William Mervyn Glass and A R Sturrock. He painted in both oil and watercolor, frequently depicting
figures in a landscape or a town setting in an individual and often experimental style. His work was
exhibited at RSA, RA, RSW and Royal Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts.