About the Artist
Artist: Eric Harald Macbeth Robertson
Date of Birth: 1887
Date of Death: 1941
Place of Death:
Residence in Dumfries & Galloway:
Born in Dumfries. Spent summer of 1921 in Gatehouse with Cecile and E A Walton. Later visited Port William.
Royal Institution; Edinburgh College of Art
Royal Academy; Royal Scottish Academy; RSW; Royal Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts
Member of the Edinurgh Group
The Two Companions: the story of two Scottish artists, Eric Robertson and Cecile Walton, John Kemplay, Ronald Crowhurst, 1991.
Influenced by John Duncan. 1912 and 1913 showed in Edinburgh with J R Barclay, D M Sutherland, A R Sturrock, J G Spence Smith and W O Hutchison. Married Cecile Walton in 1914. His portrait of Cecile,1922, oil on canvas 106.1 by 91.6 cms, is in Aberdeen Art Gallery Member of Edinburgh Group, which exhibited at New Gallery, Shandwick place 1919, 1920 and 1921.