(1819 - 1894)
Gourlay Steell was active/lived in United Kingdom. Gourlay Steell is known for painting.
Biography Gourlay Steell
Gourlay Steell lived from 1819 to 1894. Born in Edinburgh, Gourlay Steell first studied with his father, like his brother, the sculptor John Steell, and then under the guidance of William Allan and Robert Scott Lauder. He first created drawings for book illustrations and taught modeling for a time at the Watt Institute. He modeled numerous animals, which were cast poured in silver. He exhibited his paintings several times at the Royal Scottish Academy. In addition to animal depictions, Steell painted numerous hunting and equestrian motifs. In his later years, he created large animal studies. In 1872, Steell was appointed Scottish animal painter to the Queen. In 1882, he became curator of the National Gallery of Scotland. One of his sons, D
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