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The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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Robert Walker, ca 1841- d.1900

Nationality: Scottish
Date of Birth: 1841 ca
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Date of Death: 1900.03.09
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Life:

Walker was admitted in 1886 as an original lay-member of Glasgow art Club, and was among those Glasgow painters and architects who supported the appeal requesting that the Corporation of Glasgow buy JW's Arrangement in Grey and Black, No. 2: Portrait of Thomas Carlyle (YMSM 137) (#12326). He was Acting Secretary of the Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts from 1880 until his death in 1900.

Bibliography:

Records of Glasgow Art Club; Crook, J. Mordaunt, The Rise of the Nouveaux Riches; Style and Status in Victorian and Edwardian Architecture, London, 1999.