Edinburgh Exhibitions  -  2004

Watercolours, Sketches and Prints of Edinburgh


Richard Demarco

Tuesday 5 October  2004  to Saturday 9 October 2004

Open 10am to 5pm

Admission Free.

City Art Centre, Market Street, Edinburgh


For these few days in October, between major exhibitions, there is an opportunity to see some of the work of the Edinburgh-based artist Richard Demarco.  The exhibition includes about 150 examples of his work, ranging from original watercolours and sketches (since 1947) to modern prints (2004) of some of his earlier images.

Many of the views are of scenes no longer to be found in Edinburgh including Leith Docks, Murrayfield Railway Station and Granton.


Lectures and Sales

-  Wed. 5 Oct:  Richard Demarco will give a talk about his work - 12.30pm to 1.30pm.

-  Fri.    7 Oct:  Richard Demarco will give talks about his work - 12.30pm to 1.30pm.

-  Sat.   8 Oct:  Half the works in the exhibition are to be auctioned - 1.30pm to 4pm.

Copies of prints from the exhibition can be ordered from the City Art Centre at 130 each.


More than fifty paintings, sketches and prints were sold for a total of 16,000 at the auction on 8 October.  Edinburgh City Art Centre was a major bidder for many of the works.

[Edinburgh Evening News:  12 October 2004,  p.3]