Isobel Wylie Hutchison

Arctic Landscape

About this artwork

Hutchison travelled extensively through Greenland, Iceland and Arctic Alaska. During her explorations she would not only film her experiences but she was a talented painter. Her books are illustrated with watercolours such as this. In 1936, Hutchison exhibited three watercolours of Greenland in the Royal Scottish Academy, of which this may be one. It shows a snowy scene with firewood stacked in a pile and footprints deep in the snow, perhaps Hutchison’s marking her route to where she stands making the sketch.

Updated before 2020

  • artist:
  • title:
    Arctic Landscape
  • date created:
    Dated 1933
  • materials:
    Watercolour and black chalk on paper
  • measurements:
    26.80 x 37.70 cm
  • object type:
  • credit line:
    Presented by Miss Dorothea Hamilton 1970
  • accession number:
    GMA 1160
  • gallery:
    View by Appointment
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Isobel Wylie Hutchison

Isobel Wylie Hutchison