Further Paintings by Henry and Hornel

Photo: Simon Robinson

In Customer Experiences with Soul Maria and I write about the artwork of The Glasgow Boys, an informal group of young artists that emerged in the nineteenth century. Two members of the group which we particularly focus on are George Henry (1858-1943) and Edward Atkinson Hornel (1864-1933), writing about their dramatic painting The Druids: Bringing in the Mistletoe.

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Video: Exploring Henry and Hornel’s ‘The Druids – Bringing in the Mistletoe’

In this video I introduce the painting The Druids: Bringing in the Mistletoe by George Henry (1858–1943) and Edward Atkinson Hornel (1864–1933). This is my favourite painting and one which we write about in Customer Experiences with Soul when discussing beauty and design.

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A Study of The Druids – Bringing in the Mistletoe

In Customer Experiences with Soul Maria and I write about an absolutely stunning painting which caused a scandal at the time of its creation – The Druids – Bringing in the Mistletoe. For this reason I thought I would share some further photos of it which were taken at the Kelvingrove Museum and Gallery in Glasgow. The painting hangs permanently in the room dedicated to The Glasgow Boys, a loose-knit group of Glasgow-based artists who reached a creative peak in the 1880s and 1890s. Continue reading “A Study of The Druids – Bringing in the Mistletoe”