About the artist
Jack Vettriano , born Jack Hoggan on 17 November 1951 in Methil, Fife, Scotland, is a self-taught painter and printmaker. His work is often associated with the "Lowland School" of painting, a style of figurative painting that emerged in the 1980s. His work is heavily influenced by the film noir genre, and his paintings often feature solitary figures in dark, moody settings. Vettriano has had a successful career, with his work being exhibited in galleries around the world.
Also associated with: Scotland, Lowland School, film noir, solitary figures, dark settings, successful career.