William Robertson Smith Stott
William Robertson Smith Stott was active/lived in United Kingdom. William Stott is known for figure and genre painting.
Biography William Robertson Smith Stott
William Robertson Smith Stott was born in Aberdeen, Scotland, on 5 August 1878, the youngest of nine children of joiner/carpenter Alexander Stott and his wife Margaret (born Petrie). Stott was raised in Aberdeen but subsequently moved to London. He was active as a portrait artist from around 1905 and, by the early 1920s, was living at 14 Cheyne Row, Chelsea, London, a very affluent area of the city and an indication of his commercial success.
Whilst he continued to accept commissions as a painter, his skills as a book illustrator brought him a constant and substantial income. Numerous romantic historical adventures, including an edition of Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson (Cassell, 1913) published w
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