About this artwork

This self-portrait dates from the period of Davie's studies at Edinburgh College of Art. Although best known for his paintings with expressive brushwork, Davie was also a skilled draughtsman. This is one of the earliest works by the artist in the possession of the Gallery of Modern Art. The Gallery owns a large collection of Davie's work, including some twenty paintings and numerous gouaches, drawings and prints. Many of the works were given to the Gallery by the artist in 1997.

Updated before 2020

  • artist:
    Alan DavieScottish (1920 - 2014)
  • title:
    Self Portrait [Opus D.11]
  • date created:
    1939
  • materials:
    Pencil on paper
  • measurements:
    39.00 x 26.90 cm
  • object type:
  • credit line:
    Presented by the artist 1997
  • accession number:
    GMA 4255
  • gallery:
  • subject:
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Alan Davie

Alan Davie