A Gipsy Maid

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James Stuart Park
Born Kidderminster, 1862-1933

A Gipsy Maid, c1890 - 95

Oil on canvas
Purchased with the support of the National Fund for Acquisitions, 1971
Museum Number B.H. 7-1971

Park's work is from the later decorative phase of the Glasgow School. This is part of a successful series combining flowers with heads of girls. Despite its title, the sitter was not a gypsy. Ten year old Nan Love was the daughter of an Ayrshire farmer.

A Gipsy Maid
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