Artist: Waller Hugh Paton

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Brother of Sir Joseph Noel Paton, sister of Amelia
Residence in Dumfries & Galloway:

Visited Galloway in 1870s

Professional Bodies:

FSA, 1869 , ARSA,1857;RSA, 1865; RSW, 1878;

Exhibited At:

Royal Academy; Royal Scottish Academy; Royal Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts; Aberdeen Artists’ Society


Bourne Fine Art Christmas Exhibition at McGill Duncan Gallery, 1995 included Kirkcudbright, 1875, Portling, 1877 and Threave Castle, 1879.


Largely self taught, he was greatly influenced by the art theories of John Ruskin and the Pre Raphaelites. Exhibited Galloway works at Royal Scottish Academy, 1875 and 1876.


Image of artist by kind permission of Scottish National Portrait Gallery – Waller Hugh Pation, 1828 – 1895 by George Paul Chalmers