(1863 - 1946)
George Pirie was active/lived in Scotland. George Pirie is known for animal, bird and landscape painting.
Biography George Pirie
Sir George Pirie was a Scottish artist who was associated with the Glasgow Boys* in the 1880s, though he was not in much sympathy with the theories of these artists. He was born in Campbeltown, Argyllshire, on 5 December 1863. His father was John Pirie, a physician and surgeon, and his mother was Jane Harvey.
As a child, he moved with his family to Glasgow where his father was a popular and well-known physician. He educated at Glasgow Academy and graduated M.A. at Glasgow University in 1882. He studied at Glasgow School of Art, the Slade School of Art*, and the Académie Julian* in Paris under Gustave Boulanger, Jules Lefebvre, and Emmanuel Frémiet the sculptor.
He painted animals and birds, as well as some landscapes. In the e
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