Oliphant (John)

John Oliphant, was a Scottish portrait painter “who also worked in watercolour painting landscapes, children and fisherfolk, often on Arran.” ( Dictionary of Scottish Artists) He exhibited at the RSA between 1832 and 1843.

He died in 1905, probably in Edinburgh.


The Dictionary of Scottish Painters 1600 to the Present: Paul Harris and Julian Halsby: Canongate 1990

Dictionary of Scottish Art and Architecture : Peter J M McEwan: Glengarden Press 1988