Sir Edwin Landseer’s (1802–1873) most famous work ‘The Monarch of the Glen’ (1851), a painting of a majestic twelve-point stag, was one of the most iconic depictions of Scotland in its time and has continually been adapted for use in the worlds of commerce, culture and even politics. The exhibition celebrates the many ways this classic image of Highland spirit has been inspirational in a diverse range of products and popular culture from bevvy to Bambi, shortbread to Schitt’s Creek and beyond.
Image: Sir Edwin Henry Landseer, The Monarch of the Glen, c.1849-51, Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh.
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