- 1956 (Creation)
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31 sketches in bound pocket notebook, plus dark blue lino cut of cat (previously attached).
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Name of creator
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').
Possibly acquired after retrospective exhibition, 1972.
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Bound notebook, marbled half cover. Pen and ink on white paper, dark blue lino cut, some pages inscribed and dated. 82 sides including covers.
Dimensions: 183 x 110 mm
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GB 1694 NMC/0621
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ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description - Second edition