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- c1940s-1950s (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. Self-portrait, or portrait of artist's brother Henry Y. Alison.
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David Alison, brother of Henry Young Alison, was born in Fife in 1882. He attended The Glasgow School of Art from 1899 to 1901, before being appointed to the staff of the Edinburgh College of Art. At the outbreak of the First World War he joined the Royal Scots and was badly wounded at Gallipoli. Upon return he was appointed head of painting at the ECA.
Alison is listed on The School's World War One Roll of Honour. Please contact us if you have any information.
Daisy Anderson, Jan 1996.
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oil on canvas
Dimensions: 615 x 510 mm
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