(1860 - 1932)
James Whitelaw Hamilton was active/lived in Scotland, United Kingdom. James Hamilton is known for Landscape and marine painting.
Biography James Hamilton
James Whitelaw Hamilton was to spend most of his life in Helensburgh after his
parents moved the family to the town. Whitelaw Hamilton displayed an
aptitude for painting at an early age, and after studying in Glasgow, he
moved to Paris and studied in the studios of Dagnan-Bouveret and Aime
Morot, both considered leading lights of the 19th century French
Movement, specializing in landscapes and portraiture.
landscapes have a rugged and raw quality, and his fishing villages,
particularly scenes of quays and harbors with people gathered or
working on them were also very successful. Whitelaw Hamilton became
friends with the Glasgow Boys. In 1884, he joined Guthrie, Henry,
Crawhall and Me
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