Artist: [Sir]William MacTaggart

Date of Birth:
1903
Date of Death:
1981
Place of Death:
Edinburgh
Education:

ECA, France and Italy

Professional Bodies:

ARSA 1937, RSW 1946, RSA 1948, PRSA 1959-1969

Bibliography:

Scottish Art, Murdo Macdonald, Thames and Hudson, London, 2000.  

Ian Gale, William MacTaggart 1903-1981 National Galleries of Scotland Exhibition Catalogue ,1998 No 43 Port Logan c 1968, No 44 the Wigtown Coast.

Notes:

Grandson of William MacTaggart.  Knighted 1962.

His Wigtown Coast, 1968, oil on canvas, 34 by 43 7/8 is illustrated in Macdonald p190 (see bibliography). The actual painting is in the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art.

 

Image of artist by kind permission of Scottish National Portrait Gallery – Sir William Macaggart, 1903 – 1981 by Sir William George Gillies.