STUART CARNEGIE ALEXANDER (1900 – 1952)
Cuillins, Isle of Skye"
11 5/8” x 15 5/8” (295 x 397mm).
on border under mount
from a folio of the Artist's work IMAGE
James Stuart Carnegie Alexander was a painter in
watercolour of landscapes and flowers.
He was born on 13th February
1900, the son of a Solicitor and lived at Selkirk in 1921 and
Edinburgh in 1928. He was educated at Haileybury College and spent six months at
the Royal Field Artillery cadet school. His artistic career was
encouraged by the artists Tom Scott and Robert and Edwin Alexander. His watercolours were noted for their
simplicity and sense of design. He exhibited at the Glasgow Institute of the
Fine Arts, Walker Art Gallery Liverpool, Manchester City Art Gallery, the Royal Academy, the Royal Institute, the Royal Scottish Academy and the Royal Scottish Society of
Painters in Watercolours. A memorial show was held in 1952 and later in 1996
another exhibition was held at Mainhill Gallery, His wife Euphen Alexander was also an artist.
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