MUIRHEAD, David Thomson

1867 - 1930

Born at Cramond, Midlothian, Scotland in 1867, son of Henry Muirhead, an architect and master builder, and his wife Jane Thomson née Calder, and a brother to artist John Muirhead (1863-1927). He trained to be an architect and studied at Royal Scottish Academy schools and in 1894 moved to London and studied at Westminster School of Art and the Royal Academy Schools. Landscape and figure painter and a Member of the New England Art Club 1900, an Associate of the Royal Society of Painters in Watercolours 1924 and an Associate of the Royal Academy 1928. His favourite sketching area was on the Thames, the Wye and the Medway and in the marshes and estuaries of Essex and Suffolk. He exhibited at Agnew & Sons Gallery, Beaux Art Gallery, Colnaghi & Co. Gallery, Chenil Galleries, Fine Art Society, Royal Academy, Royal Society of British Artist and many others including the Ipswich Fine Art Club in 1923 two works 'Evening on the Medway' and 'Hastings'. 1901-1911 an unmarried painter artist living at 132 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London. He died at Steyning, Sussex in 1930, aged 62.




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