(1901 - 1981)
Ancell Stronach was active/lived in United Kingdom. Ancell Stronach is known for painting.
Biography Ancell Stronach
Ancell Stronach was an RSA and Professor of Mural Painting at the Glasgow School of Art until 1939. He was born in Dundee in 1901 and died in 1981.
He was a painter of portraits and figure subjects, also a mural and church decorator and stained glass designer. Trained at the Glasgow School of Art. He won the Guthrie Award, a traveling scholarship and the Torrance Memorial Prize. Stronach modeled his work on the Early Renaissance combined with developments in ecclesiastical stained glass.
He lived in Glasgow where for many years he was Professor of Mural Painting, Glasgow School of Art until resigning 1939. An eccentric, he was attracted to the circus and, abandoning Glasgow, he trained and managed a tr
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