The Umbrella, Jack Vettriano
I was surprised to learn that The Singing Butler was painted
around 1991. Doesn’t it seem like it’s been around for much
longer than that? Vettriano is Scotland’s most famous artist.
He is scorned by the art establishment. I think only two
Vettrianos are hanging in Scotland galleries. Some of his
paintings are risqué; many capture a 1950’s-ish elegance.
He reminds me of Edward Hopper. Eh?
I like these two paintings.
The top painting is romantic.
The bottom one is fresh and simple.
What do you think is the appeal of The Singing Butler?
More Vettriano here.