Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum

To The Kelvingrove for a quick wander. It’s one of my favourite museums / art galleries. (The National Portrait Gallery in Edinburgh runs it a close second.)

Amongst my favourite paintings in the Kelvingrove are two Monets:


Vétheuil, 1880 (Above) and, more importantly –


Ventimiglia, 1884. I could stand for a long time in front of this one and sometimes do. It makes me happy that you can be alone in front of a masterpiece in a small city like Glasgow. (Mind you there was a small rabble of schoolchildren at the other end of the gallery today but they moved away after a bit.)

The gallery itself is a fine-looking building too:

IMG_7757 Panorama

(I hope you’ll excuse the very terrible quality of this panorama. I hope to do better next time.)


Author: stephen

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