Item NMC/0026 - Woodland

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NMC/0026

Title

Woodland

Date(s)

  • 1956 (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. Study of trees.

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(1916-1972)

Biographical history

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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John Laurie Bequest, 1983.

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Oil on canvas

Dimensions: 510 x 407 mm

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GB 1694 NMC/0026

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GB 1694

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

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