About this artwork

The poet and short story writer David Morrison has lived and worked as a librarian in Caithness since 1965. His most important published works are 'The White Hind, & Other Poems' (1968), 'The Constant Tide' (1986) and 'Up Wyster' (1989). Morrison edits the literary publication, 'Scotia Review'. Besides writing poetry, Morrison also paints and makes sculpture, when words cannot contain ‘the abstraction of thought’.

Updated before 2020

  • artist:
  • title:
    David Morrison, b. 1941. Writer and editor of Scotia Revue
  • date created:
    About 1980s
  • materials:
    Oil on canvas
  • measurements:
    85.00 x 76.00 cm (framed: 88.90 x 79.38 x 3.48 cm)
  • object type:
  • credit line:
    Presented by the sitter 2000
  • accession number:
    PG 3281
  • gallery:
  • depicted:
  • subject:
  • photographer:
    Antonia Reeve
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