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At the Anthony Woodd Gallery in Edinburgh, £12,000 secures this 26in x 37in (66 x 94cm) oil on canvas, Edinburgh, from Braid Hills, by Henry G Duguid, who was active in the city between 1828 to 1860.

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As a taster, on the public gallery front, the Scottish National Portrait Gallery present, until September 5, 50 new portrait miniatures by Moyna Flannigan (b. 1963) complementing a parallel display of miniatures from the National Collection.

By contrast, until September 19 the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art in Belford Road hangs works by Jasper Johns (b.1930), while the blockbuster art event takes place until December 5 at the Royal Scottish Academy Building with a major exhibition of outstanding Venetian Renaissance art.

Moving on to the commercial sector, Dundas Street would seem a good starting point. Here, until September 18, Anthony Woodd at No. 4 offers traditional pictures taking in contrasting compositions such as the landscape Langdale Pikes (£12,000), an impressive 5ft-wide canvas by Henry Jutsum (1816-1869), a watercolour of a shipping scene (£975) by Samuel Bough (1822-1878) and a coloured lithograph of puffins (£420) by John Gould (1804-1881).

Running through to September 4 at the nearby Bourne Fine Art, the focus is the Glasgow Boys, while Hanover Fine Arts bring the work of 50 artists from Scotland and abroad for an eclectic mix.

The Scottish Gallery have recent paintings by the much honoured Dame Elizabeth Blackadder, while just off Dundas Street at the Open Eye Gallery in Abercromby Place until September 1 there is a John Bellany (b. 1942) mini-retrospective featuring pictures from his early Port Seton period to canvases inspired by his recent trips to Northern Tuscany and China.