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F. C. B. Cadell

F. C. B. Cadell  

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(1883–1937)Scottish painter. He studied at the Académie Julian, Paris, 1899–1902, and lived in Munich, 1906–8, before settling in his native Edinburgh. Unlike the other Scottish Colourists, he was ...
Fauvism

Fauvism  

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A short-lived but influential style of painting with vivid expressionistic and non-naturalistic use of colour that flourished in Paris from 1905.The name comes from French fauvisme, from fauve ‘wild ...
Glasgow Boys

Glasgow Boys  

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A loose association of Scottish artists active from about 1880 to the turn of the century; there was no formal membership or programme, but the artists involved were linked by a desire to move away ...
Glasgow School

Glasgow School  

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A group of artists and architects including Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Margaret Macdonald who worked in Glasgow from the 1890s and were influenced by Art Nouveau and the Arts and Crafts Movement.
J. D. Fergusson

J. D. Fergusson  

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(b Leith [now a district of Edinburgh], 9 Mar. 1874; d Glasgow, 30 Jan. 1961).Scottish painter (mainly of landscapes and figure subjects) and occasional sculptor, the best known of the Scottish ...
James Cowie

James Cowie  

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(b Netherton of Dalgety, nr. Cuminestown, Aberdeenshire, 16 May 1886; d Edinburgh, 18 Apr. 1956).One of the most individual Scottish painters of the 20th century. Whereas the central tradition of ...
Leslie Hunter

Leslie Hunter  

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(1877–1931)Scottish painter of landscapes, still-lifes, and occasional portraits, one of the Scottish Colourists who introduced a knowledge of modern French painting to their country. He was born in ...
S. J. Peploe

S. J. Peploe  

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(1871–1935)Scottish painter, the oldest of the Scottish Colourists. He lived almost all his life in Edinburgh, but he often visited France, studied briefly at the Académie Julian, and made his home ...

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