The Rival Grandfathers

The Rival Grandfathers

J. R. Reid.

Oil on canvas

Exhibited at the Grosvenor Gallery in 1884

Source: Magazine of Art, which comments that “Mr. Reid's The Rival Grandfathers, a fresh and vigorous study of values in landscape and character in humanity, will find admirers innumerable. . . . Mr. J. R. Reid has put forth his full strength, as colourist and composer, in his two contributions to the Academy and the Grosvenor, the second of which, The Rival Grandfathers, is here engraved.” [continued below]

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