Item NMC/0061 - William Drummond Bone

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William Drummond Bone


  • 1948 (Creation)

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This item was lost in the fire in The Mackintosh Building at The Glasgow School of Art on 23rd May 2014. Self portrait of Glasgow artist William Drummond Bone.

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William Drummond Bone RWS ARSA, was a painter in oil and watercolours who attended the Glasgow School of Art from 1928-1931. He won a travelling scholarship which took him to Europe. Bone also taught at GSA between 1935 and 1972. His early interest in art was encouraged by his uncle Sir Muirhead Bone. He is perhaps best known for his wartime watercolours; he also painted landscapes in oil and figurative drawings. He exhibited regularly at The Royal Scottish Academy and the Royal Glasgow Institute.

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Estate of William Drummond Bone. Purchased at auction, Phillips, Glasgow, 26 February 1992 (lot 58).

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oil on canvas, framed

Dimensions: 762 x 636 mm

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