William Stewart MacGeorge
(1861 - 1931)
William Stewart MacGeorge was active/lived in United Kingdom. William MacGeorge is known for landscape and figure painting.
Biography William Stewart MacGeorge
Born in Castle Douglas in 1861, William Stewart MacGeorge began his
artistic training at an early age, demonstrating an exceptional talent.
He even became a prototype for a caricaturist character of Samuel R.
Crockett's The Raiders - the author was MacGeorge's boyhood friend. In
1880 MacGeorge entered Edinburgh School of Art, where among his
classmates were George Denholm, Thomas B. Blacklock and Edward A.
Hornel, with whom MacGeorge established a firm and artistically
significant friendship. During his years at the Edinburgh School
MacGeorge won a number of artistic prizes, including a Queen's Prize in
the National competition and as early as the age of twenty he had his
first work hung in the Royal Scottish Academy (A
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