David Murray (1849-1933), Ferry River Crossing watercolor, framed and matted under glass; measures approximately 36" x 48 " with a sight image of approximately 23-3/4" x 35-3/4". Signed to lower left. Sir David Murray, R.A., P.R.I., R.S.W., H.R.S.A. painter of landscapes in oil and watercolor, and some sea pieces from the Dorset coast. Born in Glasgow on 29th January 1849. After spending eleven years in a mercantile film became an artist and studied at the Glasgow School of Art. In his early years he painted in Scotland, but after moving to London in 1883 broadened his horizons and traveled to the continent, spending some time working in Italy. Elected A.R.S.A. 1181, A.R.W.S. 1886, A.R.A. 1891, R.A. 1905, P.R.I. 1917 and H.R.S.A. 1919. Knighted in 1918.