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Ernest Archibald Taylor

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Kirkcudbright Tolbooth

Artist: Ernest Archibald Taylor
Title: Kirkcudbright Tolbooth
Date: Not Known
Medium: Charcoal on paper
Description: 22 cm by 27 cm


Gallery: Not Applicable
Location: Kirkcudbright


All Art Works by this Artist

Twilight in Leadhills

Tolbooth, Kirkcudbright

The Viaduct

The Viaduct

Sailing Ship at the Harbour

Port William

Police Close, Kirkcudbright

The Leaning Tree

Kirkcudbright Tolbooth

Kirkcudbright High Street

Kirkcudbright Harbour

Kirkcudbright Close

Kirkcudbright Close

Houses, Kirkcudbright

Houses, Kirkcudbright

Galloway Road

Galloway Farm

Galloway Farm

Blue Barn

Banks O' Dee

Isle of Whithorn

About the Artist

Artist: Ernest Archibald Taylor
Date of Birth: 1874
Date of Death: 1951
Place of Death:
Floreat:

Residence in Dumfries & Galloway:
Moved to Kirkcudbright in 1915 and settled at the Greengate with his wife Jessie M King


Education:
Glasgow School of Art


Professional Bodies:


Exhibited At:
Royal Scottish Academy; Royal scottish Society of Painters in Watercolours; Aberdeen Artists' Society; Liverpool


Mentors:


Associates:
Founded Dumfries and Galloway Fine Art Society with Jessie M King, Chris J Fergusson, Charles Oppenheimer, E A Hornel and R D Cairns


Bibliography:

E A Taylor, Anniversary Exhibition Tolbooth Art Centre, Kirkcudbright, 2001 (exhibition catalogue in Stewartry Museum file). Kirkcudbright: one hundred years of an artists' colony, Patrick Bourne, Atelier Books, Edinburgh, 2000. Tales of the Kirkcudbright Artists, Haig Gordon, Kirkcudbright, 2006

Image of the artist, Stewartry Museum


Notes:
Multi talented artist and designer, painting, etching, designing furniture, interiors and stained glass. Attracted many of his huge circle of artistic friends to Kirkcudbright. Joined Wylie and Lochhead as trainee designer, 1893. Lectured in furniture design at Glasgow School of Art 1903-1905. Went to Paris, 1911, where he ran Sheiling Atelier with his wife, Jessie M King, whom he had married in 1908. Portrait of Taylor by W Somerville Shanks was exhibited at Royal Scottish Academy, 1929. His oil painting Near Kirkcudbright sold at Bonhams Scottish sale 29/08/2008, lot1098 for £2400.