UNIVERSITY of GLASGOW

The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler

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Andrew J. Kirkpatrick, ??-1900

Nationality: Scottish
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Date of Death: 1900
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Identity:

Andrew J. Kirkpatrick was a merchant and collector.

Life:

Kirkpatrick was admitted as a lay member of Glasgow Art Club on 28 February 1887. He was Chairman of the Council of the Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts (RGI) 1891-1899. He lived at 179 West George Street, Glasgow.

He bought what he thought was a painting by Whistler, at auction at Dowell's Rooms in Edinburgh, 3 April 1886. In 1889 he it lent to an exhibition at the RGI but Whistler said it was not by him.

Bibliography:

Records of Glasgow Art Club.