Study Days 2024: Forty Years of Art and Art History in Scotland, 1984-2024. Held in Edinburgh 1-2 March 2024.


This Curation is based on a talk on the evolving display of 20th-century Scottish women artists by Mattea Gernentz, Curator and Poet.


The SSAH Study Days 2024 is organised by The Scottish Society for Art History in partnership with Art UK, National Galleries Scotland and Visual Arts Scotland.

5 artworks

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Self Portrait
Image credit: Glasgow Life Museums
Self Portrait c.1893
Bessie MacNicol (1869–1904)
Oil on canvas
H 40.7 x W 30.5 cm
Glasgow Life Museums

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The Indian Rug (Red Slippers)
© the artist's estate / Bridgeman Images. Image credit: National Galleries of Scotland
The Indian Rug (Red Slippers) c.1942
Anne Redpath (1895–1965)
Oil on plywood
H 73.9 x W 96.1 cm
National Galleries of Scotland

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Hedgerow with Grasses and Flowers
© the Eardley estate. All rights reserved, DACS 2024. Image credit: Antonia Reeve
Hedgerow with Grasses and Flowers c.1962–1963
Joan Kathleen Harding Eardley (1921–1963)
Gouache & oil on paper
H 37.5 x W 33 cm
National Galleries of Scotland

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The Awakening
Image credit: National Galleries of Scotland
The Awakening 1904
Phoebe Anna Traquair (1852–1936)
Oil on panel
H 63.2 x W 151 cm
National Galleries of Scotland

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Irises
© the artist's estate / Bridgeman Images. Image credit: The Fleming Collection
Irises 1987
Elizabeth V. Blackadder (1931–2021) and Dovecot Studios (founded 1912)
Tapestry
H 149.9 x W 226 cm
The Fleming Collection