Item NMC/0025 - Primroses

Primroses (Version 2)

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  • c1920 (Creation)

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Flower study. Verso: Title "Primroses"/Price £12.20 Agnes Raeburn R.S.W/11 Cranworth St. Glasgow/per J.McClure & Son.

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Painter, and teacher, born and lived in Glasgow, where she studied at the School of Art under Fra Newbery, 1887-1902, and was a member of Charles Rennie Mackintosh's circle, like her artist sister Lucy Raeburn. She was president of the Lady Artists' Club of Glasgow, 1940-3, a member of the council of the TSA, 1948-51, and a member of the SSWA. She won the Lady Artists' Lauder Award, 1927 and 1951. She was the first art mistress of Glasgow's Laurel Bank School. 1903-14, returning there, 1939-45. Exhibited extensively with RSW, also with Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts, RSA, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, in the provinces, on the continent and in America. Died in Edinburgh.

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Watercolour on paper

Dimensions: 249 x 389 mm

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GB 1694 NMC/0025

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GB 1694

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ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description - Second edition


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