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This website presents paintings by Edwin G Lucas, a Scottish artist who lived from 1911 to 1990. His paintings are Modernist in style and many feature Surrealist elements developed during the 1930s.

The site contains biographical information, galleries of digital images and news of exhibitions of the original paintings. Please contact us if you would like more information.

Edwin G Lucas at City Art Centre, Edinburgh 2014


An exhibition at the City Art Centre in Edinburgh has opened and includes two of Edwin's paintings. A Capital View - the Art of Edinburgh runs until 6th July 2014.

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This is one of the striking Surrealist drawings Edwin made during the 1940s. The title To See Ourselves as Ithers See Us is a line from the Robert Burns poem To a Louse.

To See Ourselves as Ithers See Us by Edwin G Lucas
To See Ourselves as Ithers See Us by Edwin G Lucas, circa 1946, Ink on Paper, 34cm x 25cm

It's interesting to compare Edwin's drawing with Salvador Dali's Surrealisme (Classique) poster drawing made in 1969:

Surrealisme (Classique) by Salvador Dali