A Brush with Burns consists of a beautiful sequence of poems by Robert Burns, the famous Scots bard, complimented by the exquisite illustrations by Elizabeth Blackadder in her own delightful and original manner. Compiled and presented by Ian Campbell and Renaissance Press, Edinburgh.
Elizabeth Blackadder DBE RA RSA was one of Scotland’s finest artists. She studied at Edinburgh College of Art and belongs to a long tradition of Scottish artists whose use of colour is widely recognised.
Robert Burns (25 January 1759 – 21 July 1796), also known familiarly as Rabbie Burns, was a Scottish poet and lyricist. He is widely regarded as the national poet of Scotland and is celebrated worldwide. He is the best known of the poets who have written in the Scots language, although much of his writing is in a "light Scots dialect" of English, accessible to an audience beyond Scotland.
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