"The Nave" by Stanley Cursiter - SMC168

This painting is a view of the nave of St Magnus Cathedral during the refurbishment of the early 20th century. It is entitled "The Nave" and was painted by Stanley Cursiter.

Stanley Cursiter, 1887-1976, is perhaps Orkney's most famous artist. He was a member of the Royal Scottish Academy and was the Queen's Painter and Limner for Scotland. He painted many pictures of St Magnus Cathedral and also other landscapes of Orkney.

The painting is owned by the Orkney Island's Council and is on display in the Supper Room of Kirkwall Town Hall.

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