Andrew Douglas RSA

 

Andrew Douglas Cattle painting   
Artist, 17th April 1870 - 21 Feb 1935

"Painter of landscapes and cattle. Born in Midlothian on 7th April 1870. Studied art in Edinburgh and received several awards. Exhibited in Edinburgh, Glasgow, London, the provinces and widely abroad. Elected A.R.S.A. 1920. Principal works include Autumn Sunshine, Maternal Instinct, Ben Venue and Lock Tay. Lived in Edinburgh and died on 21st February 1935." - from Dictonary of British Artists Working 1900-1950 by Grant M. Waters.

"Born Edinburgh, he trained at the RSA Schools, moving to England in 1872 and settling in Sussex. Made a name as an animal and sporting painter, and Caw described him as "an understudy of Sir Edwin Landseer in sentiment and technique". Was noted for his paintings of horses, foals, and cattle, often seen with milkmaids in lush pastures." - from The Dictionary of Scottish Painters.

André Douglas exhibited 89 works at the Glasgow Institute, 119 at the Royal Scottish Academy, and 20 at the Royal Academy, London. He was elevated to full membership in the Royal Scottish Academy in 1933.

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