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 William York MacGregor  (1855 - 1923)

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Lived/Active: Scotland      Known for: landscape painting

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BIOGRAPHY for William MacGregor
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Birth
1855 (Finnart, Loch Goil, Scotland)
 
Death
1923 (Oban, Scotland)

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Scotland

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William York Macgregor was a Scottish landscape painter. Macgregor studied in Glasgow under Robert Greenlees and Docharty and at the Slade School of Art* under Alphonse Legros. He joined James Paterson (1854–1932) in 1878 and they were co-founders of the Glasgow School*.

He exhibited at the Royal Scottish Academy* from 1875 (Associate R.S.A. 1898; R.S.A. 1921) and twice at the Royal Academy of London*, was a member of the Royal Scottish Watercolor Society, 1885–1906, and the New English Art Club in 1892.

Macgregor travelled widely on the Continent 1886–90. A member of Glasgow Art Club, Macgregor had work included in the club's Memorial Exhibition in April 1935, in memory of those of its members who had died since the First World War.

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