Robert Macaulay Stevenson (1854-1952)

Robert Macaulay Stevenson (1854-1952) was a Scottish painter associated, like EA Hornel, with the later history of the Glasgow Boys. His elder brother was the Liberal politician Sir Daniel Macaulay Stevenson, a Lord Provost of Glasgow and Chancellor of the University of Glasgow. Stevenson was influenced by the work of the Barbizon school, especially Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot. He worked from studios in Glasgow, at Montreuil-sur-Mer in France, at Kirkcudbright, and at Bardowie Loch, Dunbartonshire. Gold medal at the first Munich Secession exhibition, 1893. Diploma of honour at the second General Exposition of Fine Arts (Exposición General de Bellas Artes) in Barcelona, 1894.  Silver medal at Brussels International Exposition, 1897.