Highlights tour | Scottish National Gallery

Welcome to this highlights tour of the collections at the Scottish National Gallery at The Mound.

On this tour, you will have the chance to discover key works of art and delve deeper into their hidden details, stories and interpretations. The selected highlights range over 500 years and are all part of the National Galleries of Scotland's world-class collection.

Listen to the full playlist below, or scroll down to take a closer look at the featured artworks and play the highlights track-by-track.

Sir Edwin Landseer, The Monarch of the Glen, about 1851

Sir Edwin Landseer,

The Monarch of the Glen

Thomas Gainsborough, Mary Cathcart, The Honourable Mrs Graham 

Thomas Gainsborough, Mary Cathcart, The Honourable Mrs Graham (1757 - 1792), 1775 - 1777
James Drummond, The Porteous Mob, 1855

James Drummond, The Porteous Mob 

 

Jan van Huysum, Flower Still Life with Bird's Nest

Jan van Huysum, Flower Still Life with Bird's Nest, about 1718
Paul Gauguin, Vision of the Sermon (Jacob Wrestling with the Angel), 1888

Paul Gauguin, Vision of the Sermon (Jacob Wrestling with the Angel)

Sir Anthony van Dyck, The Lomellini Family

Sir Anthony van Dyck, The Lomellini Family, about 1625 - 1627
Diego Velázquez, An Old Woman Cooking Eggs, 1618

Diego Velázquez, An Old Woman Cooking Eggs

Jacopo Bassano, The Adoration of the Kings

 
Jacopo Bassano, The Adoration of the Kings, early 1540s
Sandro Botticelli, The Virgin Adoring the Sleeping Christ Child, about 1485

Sandro Botticelli, The Virgin Adoring the Sleeping Christ Child

3 February 2021