Artist: Robert William Billings

Date of Birth:
1813
Date of Death:
1874
Place of Death:
London
Exhibited At:

Royal Academy

Bibliography:

 

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

 

McEwan Dictionary of Scottish Art and Architecture, Glengarden Press.

Notes:

 

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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