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Mainly self taught, became a keen antiquarian following visit to Italy, 1857 and influenced by Dutch school following visit, 1878.
- Professional Bodies:
ARSA, 1851, RSA 1854, PRSA 1882-1891.
- Exhibited At:
Royal Academy; Royal Scottish Academy; RSW; Royal Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts; Aberdeen Artists’ Society.
Member of The Smashers’ Club.
Original member of the Smashers Group. His landscapes shown to best advantage in his watercolours. PRSA 1882-1891. Exhibited a portrait of Thomas Faed at Royal Scottish Academy 1851. Exhibited a number of views of Lochmaben at Royal Scottish Academy. He was Knighted in 1882.
Image of artist by kind permission of Scottish National Portrait Gallery – Sir William Fettes Douglas, 1822 – 1891, self portrait.
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