Opening this weekend at St Andrews Museum in Fife is SJ Peploe: the French Connection, an exhibition which demonstrate the influence of France and French painting on the famous Scottish Colourist’s work. Samuel Peploe was born in Edinburgh in 1871. He studied art in his home city as well as in Paris. Along with contemporaries such as Fergusson, Cadell and Hunter, he took many painting trips to France where, inspired
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Sometimes referred to as an ’embassy for Scottish art’, The Fleming Collection in London’s Mayfair is reputedly the most significant collection of Scottish art in private hands, comprising over 750 oils and watercolours from 1770 to the present. There are Raeburns, McTaggarts, works by the Glasgow Boys and the Colourists – including the Cadell above – and an ongoing programme of acquisitions focuses in particular on young Scottish artists. The Collection’s