Saint Bride by John Duncan A5 mounted art print
14.8 x 21 cm, (printed image size 13 x 15 cm) mounted art print of Saint Bride, 1913 by Scottish painter John Duncan, from the National Galleries of Scotland Collection. Ready to add to any A5 (14.8 x 21 cm) frame without having to mount this yourself.
John Duncan (1866–1945) was one of the leading representatives of the Celtic Revival in Scottish art, Duncan first trained as an illustrator in his native city, Dundee.
According to the legend of the Irish Saint Bride she was transported miraculously to Bethlehem to attend the nativity of Christ. Here two angels carry the white robed saint across the sea. The seascape reflects Duncan's fascination with the Outer Hebrides and the Isle of Iona. The birds and seal provide an effective naturalistic foil for the supernatural angels overlapping the patterned border.