Painter, especially of portraits, and printmaker. He was born in Aberdeen, where he eventually died and where he studied at Gray’s School of Art; was then at Royal Scottish Academy. He showed at RA, RSA to which he was elected in 1924 and RP of which he was a member. His notable portraits include a number of legal figures, such as Viscount Haldane and Viscount Reading. Tate Gallery holds a portrait of his mother.

Text source: 'Artists in Britain Since 1945' by David Buckman (Art Dictionaries Ltd, part of Sansom & Company)

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