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Old 07-24-2014, 03:57 AM   #7
Adam Sanderson
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Location: Milngavie, East Dunbartonshire, Scotland
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Default Re: Old Painting: BP / Lowland style pipes

Originally Posted by Matt Seattle View Post
Perhaps it was common practice to make amateur copies of well known works?
Absolutely, very common indeed, widespread, in fact. There are 17 "pods", or museum warehouses in the Glasgow area alone full of such stuff, main favourite is Rabbie Burns, hundreds of amateur copies of Alexander Nasmyth's portrait of him.
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