September 27, 2016
Much interest surrounded this iconic image of the Roup at Aultonrea in Glen Muick by Howard Butterworth at this years Scottish Home Show so we decided to share a little of the history that surrounds this famous painting.
Howard attended and made several sketches that contributed to the final artwork of ‘The Roup’ The auction was held in 1983 at Aultonrea, just outside of Ballater. Miss Esson who had owned the lease on the Glen Muick property, was part of a local family who had lived and worked on Royal Deeside for many generations. After she passed away her estate was broken up and sold by an auctioneer team from Aberdeen, one of which was Alan Taylor a rather well known and loved character of the area.
In 1986 the limited edition print of 250 copies was produced as a paper lithograph and has been sold out and sought after for several years. In 2015 to mark Howard's 70th Birthday 70 copies have been produced as a limited canvas giclee print. Click Here to read more on Howards take of a very memorable North East occasion.
May 05, 2019
Our annual Summer Exhibition opens on Saturday 25th May and will continue throughout the summer. Featuring new artwork from both Mary Louise and Howard and some unseen gems from Howard’s archive, this exciting exhibition also marks the start of a year of celebrating Howards 75th. The event will include the launch of a new range of limited edition prints and a special calendar for 2020 including some images from this exhibition. CLICK HERE to attend this FREE event.
The exhibition continues throughout the summer Thurs - Sun,11am - 4pm.
January 17, 2019
Over the 22 years of running The Butterworth Gallery in Ballogie, we have found that both Howard's and Mary's work are popular as a wedding gift. The Scottish images evoke powerful memories of a favourite place and special times in typically Royal Deeside. This strong feeling of connection with our art work is what makes these art pieces ideal for a wedding gift. It is often said by our visiting newly weds, that they wish they had known about our Gallery Gift Account Service.
December 02, 2018
Enjoy a 45 min drive from Aberdeen through the stunning scenery of Royal Deeside for a Christmas Shopping Day experience with easy free car parking. Let us be part of your relaxing day out & join us for some stress free Christmas shopping in the stunning location of the Ballogie Estate.