Raeburn, Agnes

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Raeburn, Agnes

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1872-1955

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Painter, and teacher, born and lived in Glasgow, where she studied at the School of Art under Fra Newbery, 1887-1902, and was a member of Charles Rennie Mackintosh's circle, like her artist sister Lucy Raeburn. She was president of the Lady Artists' Club of Glasgow, 1940-3, a member of the council of the TSA, 1948-51, and a member of the SSWA. She won the Lady Artists' Lauder Award, 1927 and 1951. She was the first art mistress of Glasgow's Laurel Bank School. 1903-14, returning there, 1939-45. Exhibited extensively with RSW, also with Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts, RSA, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, in the provinces, on the continent and in America. Died in Edinburgh.

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Buckman, David, Artists in Britian Since 1945

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