David Murray Urquhart (1880-1972)
|Artist Name||David Murray Urquhart (1880-1972)|
|Title||Hunting Lady Portrait|
|Description||A fine oil on canvas by David Murray Urquhart, painted circa 1930. The work is a portrait of a young woman in hunting dress. It is a great painting in excellent condition and in a gallery frame. A fine example of inter war 20th century British Art Deco portraiture.
Signed lower left.
|Medium||Oil on Canvas|
|Size||20 x 16 inches|
|Frame||Gallery frame 27 inches by 23 inches approx. Excellent condition. (Frame may be similar to one shown in the photo)|
|Biography||David Murray Urquhart (1880-1972) - born in Kirkcudbright, educated Edinburgh College of Art, Slade, Westminster School of Art, Academie JulieParis. Professional Bodies: RBA. Residence in Dumfries & Galloway. Exhibited at: Royal Academy, Royal Society of British Artists, Royal Hibernian Academy, Royal Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts, Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours. Employed a pointilliste technique in his landscapes. Murray Urquhart was the son of Dr Andrew Urquhart, Oakley, Kirkcudbright. His mother, who died two weeks after Murray's birth, was the daughter of Alexander McNeel Caird, Procurator Fiscal for Wigtowhshire.|