in the Orkneys" by Stanley Cursiter - SMC185
painting is a view of St Magnus Cathedral from the Peerie
Sea. It is entitled "Kirkwall in the Orkneys" 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.
The painting is owned by Tankerness House Museum and is on
display in the entrance foyer of Kirkwall Town Hall.