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William Grimmond, fl. 1876-1914

Nationality: Scottish
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Place of Birth: Glasgow ?
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Identity:

William Grimmond was a Glasgow figure painter. He married Amelia G. J. Grimmond, who was also an artist.

Life:

Grimmond was active in exhibiting between 1880 and 1914, showing at the Royal Academy, Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Water Colours, Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts, Royal Scottish Academy and Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool. He was a member Glasgow Art Club and was among those Glasgow painters who in 1891 appended their names to a list requesting that the Corporation of Glasgow buy Arrangement in Grey and Black, No. 2: Portrait of Thomas Carlyle (YMSM 137) (#12326).

Bibliography:

Johnson, J., and Anna Greutzner, Dictionary of British Artists 1880-1940, Woodbridge, 1980.