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28/05/21

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Muriel Barclay | I Ballerini della danza classica

La pittrice Scozzese Muriel Barclay ha uno sfondo artistico insolito. Nata e cresciuta a Glasgow, si è laureata presso l'Università di Edimburgo prima di recarsi a Londra, dove inizialmente ha lavorato nella Galleria Jacques O'Hana a Mayfair, a Londra.
È tornata a Glasgow per insegnare storia e crescere la sua famiglia, mentre allo stesso tempo studia disegno e pittura alla Scuola d'Arte di Glasgow e Storia delle Belle Arti presso l'Open University.



30/10/20

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Robert Fowler (1853-1926)


Robert Fowler è stato un artista Scozzese che dipinse scene mitologiche e paesaggi.
Fowler è nato ad Anstruther, nel Fife, ed è stato allevato principalmente da suo zio e sua zia mentre i suoi genitori erano via per lavoro.
Ha mostrato una predisposizione molto precoce per l'arte, partendo prima dal disegno a matita per poi passare alla pittura e alla modellazione della creta.
La sua famiglia si trasferì a Liverpool e Fowler andò a scuola al Liverpool College.
All'età di 16 anni, trovò lavoro in un ufficio commerciale dove il suo talento per l'arte fu riconosciuto dal suo datore di lavoro, che incoraggiò i genitori di Fowler a mandarlo alla scuola d'arte.


29/07/20

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John Graham-Gilbert (1794-1866) | Portrait painter


John Graham-Gilbert was a Scottish portrait painter and art collector.
Graham-Gilbert was born in Glasgow as John Graham, the son of a West India merchant and was at first trained in his father's counting-house, but preferred art and travelled to London in 1818 where he was admitted into the Royal Academy.


22/06/20

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Cecile Walton (1891-1956) Symbolist painter



From an artistic family, Scottish painter Cecile Walton was the daughter of Glasgow Boys artist Edward Arthur Walton.
She studied in London, Edinburgh, Paris and Florence and became a member of the Edinburgh Group, practising in the capital as a painter, sculptor and illustrator.
Influenced by the Symbolist style, her book illustrations for the fairy tales of Hans Christian Andersen perfectly capture the fanciful characters and stories of the Danish author. | © National Galleries of Scotland


08/02/20

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Samuel Peploe (1871-1935) | Colourist painter


Samuel John Peploe, RSA is one of the group of four artists known as the "Scottish Colourists".
The other colourists were John Duncan Fergusson, Francis Cadell🎨 and Leslie Hunter.
Born in Edinburgh, he studied art in Paris and lived there from 1910-1912.
It was through painting holidays in Northern France that he was introduced to the use of bold colour, inspired by the bright sunlight.


11/03/19

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Sir Herbert James Gunn, R.A. (1893-1964)

Sir (Herbert) James Gunn RA (30 June 1893 - 30 December 1964) was a Scottish landscape and portrait painter.
Sir Herbert James Gunn (also known as Sir James Gunn) was born in Glasgow on 30 June 1893, the son of Richard Gunn, a draper, and Thomasina Munro.
He studied for several years at the Glasgow School of Art and the Edinburgh College of Art.
In 1911, he went to the Académie Julian in Paris where he studied under Jean-Paul Laurens.
After he left Paris, Gunn travelled to Spain and then spent time in London, where he mostly painted landscapes.



26/06/14

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Sir William Russell Flint | Raquel And Manuela

Sir William Russell Flint (British, 1880-1969) was surely the greatest watercolour painter of the last century. In a lifetime spanning almost ninety years he fulfilled the role of devoted husband and father, medical illustrator, naval officer, etcher and painter. He enjoyed a dedicated following, was honoured and admired by his peers, and knighted by his monarch.


01/06/14

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Sir William Fettes Douglas 1822-1891

Woman in Shawl with Roses
Sir William Fettes Douglas (1822-1891) was a Scottish painter and art connoisseur, rising to be President of the Royal Scottish Academy.