Artist: Charles Rennie Mackintosh

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Attended evening classes at Glasgow School of Art.

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Exhibited rarely at RSW and Royal Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts; Royal Scottish Academy (posthumously)


Fra and Jessie Newbery, Herbert MacNair and his wife Margaret Macdonald


There is a large range of material on alll aspects of Mackintosh’s work.  a pioneering study was Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the Modern Movement, Thomas Howarth, London 1971,


In 1891 won travelling scholarship and visited Italy, France and Belgium. Came to the attention of Fra Newbery at Glasgow School of Art and became lifelong friend of Fra and Jessie Newbery. Newbery arranged for him to be commissioned to design the Glasgow School of Art. Went to Suffolk 1914, followed by Chelsea, 1915 and to France 1923.


Image of artist by kind permission of Scottish National Portrait Gallery – Charles Rennie Mackintosh, 1928 by Francis Henry Newbery