Item NMC/0090 - Figure studies

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Figure studies


  • c1920s-1940s (Creation)

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Fourteen studies, mounted as one.

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Painter in oil of portraits and figure subjects and occasional landscapes. Studied under Greiffenhagen at Glasgow School of Art from which he graduated in 1923 before undertaking further studies in London until 1925. Runner-up in the Prix de Rome, 1926. Later became a tutor at Glasgow School of Art. During this time he held the taught Illustration (School of Design, Pictorial) 1927/28 - 1928/29; Drawing, painting & composition (D&P) 1929/30 - 1931/32; Drawing & Painting (Upper School) 1932/33 - 1933/34; Lecturer of principles of composition (Upper School) 1933/34. Amongst his students were David Donaldson and Joan Eardley. He is listed in the School's World War One Roll of Honour. If you have any more information, please get in touch.

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William Drummond Bone. Purchased at auction, Phillips, Glasgow, 26 February 1992 (lot 22).

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Pencil and wash on paper

Dimensions: 1189 x 841 mm

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