Artist: John Campbell Mitchell

Date of Birth:
1862
Date of Death:
1922
Place of Death:
Edinburgh
Residence in Dumfries & Galloway:

1901 spent time in Galloway.also visited on other occasions

Education:

Royal Scottish Academy life class; Paris

Professional Bodies:

ARSA, 1904; RSA,1918

Exhibited At:

Royal Academy; Royal Scottish Academy; RSW; Royal Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts; Aberdeen Artists’ Society; Liverpool

Bibliography:

Dictionary of Scottish Art and Architecture, Peter J M McEwan, Antique Collector’s Club, 1994. John Campbell Mitchell RSA 1862-1922, Fine Art Society exhibition catalogue including: Early Morning, Palnackie; Moonrise, Galloway, 1917; The Mouth of the Dee, Kirkcudbright; Sheep by the Mouth of the Dee, Kirkcudbright; Galloway Landscape; Landscape near Kirkcudbright; Landscape near Palnackie.

Notes:

John Campbell Mitchell was on the staff of the Edinburgh College of Art at its foundation in 1907. In Galloway, developed a great attraction for and technique in portraying changeable skies. McEwan (see bibliography). The Harbour, Palnackie, 1921, sold at Sotheby’s Hopetoun House, 26 April 1988, lot 267. A Galloway Upland, 1907, sold at Sotheby’s Tyninghame, East Lothian 29 September 1987, lot 508. His Autumn at Carrick sold at Bonhams, Edinburgh lot 58  3/12/2004.