Item NMC/0907 - Plaster cast

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Plaster cast


  • 1970 (Creation)

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Plaster cast of female head in profile, thought to be Anna Laurie. "Anna" or similar inscribed top right verso.

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Born Shrewsbury. Portrait painter; occasional landscapes and figurative studies. Studied Glasgow School of Art 1933-36 and Hospitalfield, Arbroath, 1938-1940, winning a Carnegie Travelling scholarship 1939. Taught drawings at Glasgow School of Art 1946-72. Almost all his Royal Scottish Academy exhibits were portraits including 'Sir Daniel Stevenson, Principal of Glasgow University', 1943 and 'James Cowie RSA', 1947; also exhibition at the Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts (44 times). Represented in Scottish National Portrait Gallery ('James Cowie RSA').

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plaster cast, painted green

Dimensions: 135 x 110 x 23 mm

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