Artist: Robert William Billings

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Royal Academy



The Baronial and Ecclesiastical Antiquities of Scotland, William Blackwood & Sons. 1845-1852.


McEwan Dictionary of Scottish Art and Architecture, Glengarden Press.



Robert William Billing was an architect, landscape painter and illustrator in oil and watercolour.  Best known for The Baronial and Ecclesiastical Antiquities of Scotland (1845-1852), "containing 240 of his own illustrations which influenced a generation of taste".  McEwan (see bibliography).


Although an Englishman based in London and exhibiting at the Royal Academy, his most important work was of Scottish subjects.  McEwan (see bibliography).


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