The annual exhibition, which runs until February 11, features a century of Scottish paintings by the London gallery’s regular artists, contemporary discoveries and historical pieces.
Galt was born in Renfrewshire to a brassfounder. At Glasgow School of Art, which he attended from 1930, he was reportedly so poor that he made paintbrushes from his own hair.
During his professional career, theatre critic James Agate became one of Galt’s patrons and introduced him to the Redfern Gallery.
This oil on board, painted in 1974, is offered framed for £7800.