Welcome

Welcome to this digital presentation of The Harry and Margery Boswell Collection. The Collection forms part of the University of St Andrews’ Museum Collections and many of the works are on display in the School of Art History. If you would like to find out more about any of the artworks please contact museumenquiries@st-andrews.ac.uk .

Inaugurated in 1995 by Margery Boswell, as a memorial to her late husband Harry Boswell, the Collection has been generously supported by the Boswell family and is now rich with diverse treasures from the best of Scottish art. Most of the artworks in this inspiring collection have been purchased through the Boswell Fund, with others donated through the generosity of artists and committee member.

‘Cassius Clay (Muhammed Ali) and The Beatles’, Harry Benson, 1964

‘Dead Sunflowers’, Barbara Rae, CBE RA, 2013

‘Sheep Dipping in Wales’, Agnes Miller Parker, 1927
‘Woman of the North Sea’, John Bellany, c.1990-1997
“Comforting arm, Gorbals”, David Peat, 1968