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 James Cowie  (1886 - 1956)

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Born in Aberdeenshire, James Cowie studied at Glasgow School of Art and famously completed his diploma course in a mere two years.  He taught at Bellshill Academy, near Glasgow from 1915 to 1935 and later became Warden at Hospitalfield House, Arbroath.

His style of painting was precise and linear.  Cowie was an admirer of Poussin and the Pre-Raphaelite painters and believed in the classical values of self-restraint and objectivity.  He had a meticulous way of (showing 500 of 1200 characters).

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