Artist: Oswald Atherton (Mac) Fleming

Date of Birth:
1881
Date of Death:
1950
Relatives:
Dorothy L Sayers
Residence in Dumfries & Galloway:

Visits to Gatehouse and rented 14a High Street, Kirkcudbright 1929-1939.

Associates:

Hamish Paterson

Bibliography:

Dorothy L. Sayers in Galloway, Christopher Dean, Stewartry Museum, 2005.

 

Image, Major Atherton Fleming ‘Mac’ in uniform early 1940s, Dorothy L. Sayers Society.

Notes:

Husband of Dorothy L Sayers.  Friend of Hamish Paterson, with whom he probably first came to Gatehouse before his marriage to Dorothy L Sayers in 1926.  They were certainly in Gatehouse in 1928 and 1929, the year they took 14a High Street in Kirkcudbright.  The Five Red Herrings by Dorothy L Sayers is based on the artists in Kirkcudbright and Gatehouse who they knew.

 

Fleming signed some works Pigalle.

 

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