Sir Muirhead Bone HRSA HRWS 1876-1953
Sir Muirhead Bone made his name - and fortune - as a printmaker and draughtsman. Indeed he was one of the finest draughtsmen of his generation. Sir Muirhead was born and educated in Glasgow. He studied at Glasgow School of Art whilst also being apprenticed to an architect. He then studied lithography and etching and moved permanently to London in 1901. He was an official war artist during both World Wars. He was behind the founding, and became a trustee, of The Imperial War Museum; he also served as a trustee to The National Gallery and The Tate Gallery. In addition to collections in these institutions, the work of Sir Muirhead can also be found at The British Museum, the Hunterian, Glasgow and Boston Public Library, Massachusetts, USA. Sir Muirhead Bone was knighted in 1937.
Printmaking1920-1940 14 Jan - 13 Feb 2021 Edinburgh
Christmasat The Fine Art Society 4 - 23 Dec 2020 Edinburgh
The Print Show13 Jan - 8 Feb 2020 EdinburghThe Print Show presented an annual exhibition of Scottish printmaking, featuring three centuries of etchings, drypoint, woodcuts and lithography. Exhibited artists included: Sir Muirhead Bone, James Mcbey, Gerald Brockhurst, Robert...
The Sublime And The Beautiful31 May - 20 Jul 2019 EdinburghThe Sublime And The Beautiful was an exhibition of Scottish artworks from the 17th through 21st centuries. Incorporating oil, watercolour, sculpture and printmaking, the exhibited works depicted the sublime or...