Artist: John Charles Lamont

Date of Birth:
1894
Date of Death:
1948
Place of Death:
Kirkcudbright
Residence in Dumfries & Galloway:

Came to Kirkcudbright in 1928. He lived at Millfield, The Stell, Kirkcudbright

Education:

Glasgow School of Art

Professional Bodies:

ARSA 1941

Exhibited At:

Royal Scottish Academy; Royal Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts

Associates:

Archibald McGlashan, Robert Sivell, James Cowie

Bibliography:

Royal Scottish Academy obituary 1948: "after the death of his father he settled in Kirkcudbright and married in the nineteen twenties, building himself a house near that of Robert Sivell, and his wife who was Lamont’s sister in law".

Tales of the Kirkcudbright Artists, Haig Gordon, Kirkcudbright, 2006

Image, Stewartry Museum

Notes:

Friend from student days of Archibald McGlashan, Robert Sivell and James Cowie. Wounds inflicted in First World War permanently affected his health and reduced his output. Lamont married Elspeth Sayers and her sister Isobel married Robert Sivell