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Edge of A Wood, Milngavie
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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. Landscape study of woods in Milngavie, near Glasgow. Verso: 'Edge of a wood, Milngavie', John Laurie, 4 Somerset Place Mews Glasgow G3.
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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').
Exhibited: Glasgow, Glasgow School of Art; 1973.
John Laurie Bequest, 1983.
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Oil on board, framed
Dimensions: 229 x 280 mm
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GB 1694 NMC/0029
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ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description - Second edition
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