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John MacWhirter

Dumfries

Artist: John MacWhirter
Title: Dumfries
Date: c1886
Medium: Watercolour on paper
Description: This is one of the works exhibited in an exhibition at the Fine Art Society in 1887 entitled The Land of Burns and Scott.


Gallery: Dumfries Museum
Location: Dumfries


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Dumfries

About the Artist

Artist: John MacWhirter
Date of Birth: 1839
Date of Death: 1911
Place of Death: London
Floreat:

Residence in Dumfries & Galloway:


Education:
Trustees Academy, Edinburgh


Professional Bodies:
ARSA 1867, HRSA 1882, ARA 1879, RA 1893


Exhibited At:
RA, RSA, RSW, RHA, AAS, ROI, GI


Mentors:
Robert Scott Lauder


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Bibliography:


Notes:

John MacWhirter published a number of books including the MacWhirter Sketch Book, (1906) and Landscape Painting in Watercolour (1907).

 

In January 1887 there was an exhibition at The Fine Art Society The Land of Burns and Scott, a series of sketches and pictures by J MacWhirter, ARA.  Of the 66 watercolours on display, nine were Dumfriesshire scenes.  Three of the oils were also of Dumfriesshire.