Item NMC/0923D - Caricature

Caricature (Version 1) Caricature (Version 2)

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  • 1955 (Creation)

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One of 38 caricatures sketches of GSA staff. Some of which are double sided, and some individually named. Some drawn on chocolate bar wrappers, some signed "Tom". Sketch 'D' is double-sided

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Trevor Makinson is a painter and teacher, born in Southport, Lancashire. He attended Hereford School of Art and Slade School of Fine Art. Went on to lecture at Glasgow's School of Art and the University. Professor Makinson, who was a member of the Glasgow Art Club, showed in mixed exhibitons at RA, RP, RSA, UA and elsewhere. He had strong connections with Hereford, being a member of the Farmer's Club there, showing with Herefordshire Arts and Crafts and Wye Valley Art Society and having a series of solo shows at Hereford Art Gallery from 1944; it also holds his work. There were other one-man shows in the provinces. Public galleries in Buxton, Glasgow, Newport, Salford and elsewhere hold examples. Lived in Glasgow.

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Thought to have come from Artist, 09.01.2008.

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