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A piece of artwork depicting Hibernian forward and Scotland international Lawrie Reilly is currently on display at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery in Edinburgh.

Produced by Scottish artist Mark l'Anson in 2003, this mixed media work was completed as part of a major commission for the Scottish National Portrait Gallery entitled 'Scotland's Dream Team'. The commission comprises twelve large works depicting Scotland's greatest football players from the last hundred years.

 

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Lawrie Reilly by Mark l'Anson (pic: Antonia Reeve)

 

Mark I'Anson was born in 1968 and studied at Grays School of Art in Aberdeen from 1988 to 1992. Since then l'Anson's work has appeared in various group and solo exhibitions. His prefered medium is pencil, sometimes sparingly tinted with watercolour or acrylic. I'Anson is currently based on the east coast of Scotland.

 

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Be sure to check out this and l'Anson's other compelling pieces of work when visiting the Scottish National Portrait Gallery on Queen Street in Edinburgh.

 

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