News about Scottish Collectibles
Scottish exhibition shows how typewriters clicked with the public
EDINBURGH, Scotland – A new exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland is examining the social and technological impact of typewriters during more than 100 years, from early prototypes to stylish mid-century models, which are still in use today.
Roseberys logs record price for Scottish artist MacGregor
LONDON – The Scottish artist and landscape painter William York MacGregor hit a high note at Roseberys London Fine Art auction June 30, when an oil on canvas titled “Moonrise” broke the world auction record for a work by the artist, selling for £9,840.
Fire wrecks historic Scottish art school
GLASGOW (AFP) – A blaze ripped through one of the world’s top art schools in the Scottish city of Glasgow Friday, damaging a historic building designed by the architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh. All students and staff were safely evacuated from the Glasgow School of Art, officials said, after the fire sent smoke and flames billowing […]
Possible da Vinci portrait found in Scottish farmhouse
LONDON – Several reliable media sources, including The Daily Mail in London, are reporting that a lost painting possibly by Leonardo da Vinci has been found in a Scottish farmhouse. Believed to be a 500-year-old portrait by the Italian master, the artwork may be worth more than $150 million if proved authentic. In the 1960s, […]