Artist: John Herbert Parkyn

Date of Birth:
1864
Date of Death:
1939?
Place of Death:
Dalry?
Residence in Dumfries & Galloway:

Owned house and studio Rose Cottage, Dalry from 1905 till his death

Education:

Royal College of Art; Academie Julien, Paris

Professional Bodies:

RWA; ARCA;RGS;FSAM

Exhibited At:

Royal Academy; Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours; Liverpool

Bibliography:

750 Years of a Scottish School, Ayr Academy 1233-1983, John Strawthorn, Alloway Publishiung, 1983

Notes:

Head of Kingston Upon Hull School of Art and Art Master at Ayr Academy, 1912-1926.  Lord Ross, former Secretary of State for Scotland remembered "Daddy Parkyn, who, when he found anyone who could not draw a straight line prophesied for him a place on the town council". Retired to Dalry.