A Sculptor’s Eye View

How often have you stopped, on entering the Queen’s Gallery at the foot of the Royal Mile, to admire the magnificent unicorned bronze hinges and figurative door handles, and wondered why and where they came from?

“I have always believed in the power and importance of figurative art; it has been a necessity throughout the history of mankind. I believe that people relate to this with enormous pleasure. In turn it gives me great pleasure working with and for the public.” So says sculptor Jill Watson, whose work, along with the heraldic lion above the door, they are.

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