Scotland

In pictures: The paintings of Joan Eardley

A new exhibition of work by one of the UK's greatest post war artists, Joan Eardley, is being held at the Scottish Gallery in Edinburgh.

Painting Image copyright Joan Eardley
Image caption The exhibition will have 21 pieces of work, some of which have never been seen in public before
Painting Image copyright Joan Eardley
Image caption Joan Eardley was particularly known for her portraiture of street children in Glasgow and landscapes of the fishing village of Catterline in north-east Scotland
Painting Image copyright Joan Eardley
Image caption Many of the paintings have been in the Eardley family since her death in 1963, and include rare paintings from her travels in Italy in the late 1940s
Painting Image copyright Joan Eardley
Image caption Interest in Joan Eardley has grown steadily - she first exhibited at the Scottish Gallery in 1955 and this is the 14th exhibition they have presented

More information on the exhibition is on the Scottish Gallery website.