Craigie Aitchison: Dovecot Tapestry Still Life

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Craigie Aitchison
Dovecot Tapestry Still Life
Wool and cotton
29 × 25cm
Woven by Naomi Robertson

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Scottish artist Craigie Aitchison CBE RA RSA (1926-2009) was well known for his paintings depicting landscapes, portraits, and crucifixion scenes in a distinctive Mediterranean palette.

In 2003, Aitchison was invited to Dovecot Studios to discuss potential collaborations. Walking through the Studios, the artist recalled a seat cover woven by Dovecot weavers in his mother’s house in Edinburgh. The tapestry seat cover was a depiction of a Cecil Beaton image of a flower. Inspired by this connection, the artist created a painting of the seat cover design, which was then woven by Dovecot Master Weaver Naomi Robertson as Dovecot Tapestry Still Life.

This work is available to purchase. Please contact marketing and sales manager Susan Mc Ateer susanmcateer@dovecotstudios.com for further details.

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