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John Henry Lorimer was endlessly inspired by the lives of the people around him, especially his sisters. He also completed more than one hundred portraits of great British thinkers, leaders and entrepreneurs. For this online talk, Charlotte Lorimer, co-curator of Reflections: The Light and Life of John Henry Lorimer and the artist’s great, great niece, will highlight some of the characters represented in John Henry’s paintings and share some of the stories she has discovered about them.

The People Within the Paintings

John Henry Lorimer, Flight of the Swallows, oil on canvas, 1906. Museums & Galleries Edinburgh, City Art Centre

Reflections: The light and life of John Henry Lorimer (1856-1936)

Sat 6 Nov 2021 to Sun 20 Mar 2022 6 November 2021 - 20 March 2022 This, the first retrospective of his work, will explore Lorimer’s art through five key themes: light, identity,... Coming soon More info