Artist: Murray McNeel Caird Urquhart

Date of Birth:
1880
Date of Death:
1972
Residence in Dumfries & Galloway:

Born in Kirkcudbright.

Education:

Edinburgh College of Art; Slade; Westminster School of Art; Academie Julien, Paris

Professional Bodies:

RBA, 1914

Exhibited At:

Royal Academy; Royal Society of British Artists; Royal Hibernian Academy; Royal Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts; Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours

Bibliography:

Illustrated The Fortunes of Nigel retold for boys and girls, Alice F Jackson, Edinburgh, TC and EC Jack, c1910

Notes:

Employed a pointilliste technique in his landscapes.

Murray Urquhart was the son of Dr Andrew Urquhart, Oakley, Kirkcudbright.  His mother, who died two weeks after Murray’s birth was the daughter of Alexander McNeel Caird, Procurator Fiscal for Wigtowhshire.