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The Firth of Clyde from Arran
© the artist's estate / Bridgeman Images. Photo credit: The Hunterian, University of Glasgow

The Firth of Clyde from Arran 1962

Mary Nicol Neill Armour (1902–2000)

Hunterian Art Gallery, University of Glasgow
Painter, notably of flowers and landscapes in oil, using a rich palette, born in Blantyre, Lanarkshire, married to the artist William Armour. Like him she taught at Glasgow School of Art, having studied there, 1920–5, under Maurice Greiffenhagen and David Forrester Wilson. She showed with RSW, RSA and Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts, being a member of all, as well as SSA and Fine Art Society in Glasgow. She was honorary president of Glasgow School of Art in 1982. There was a tribute exhibition at Lillie Art Gallery, Milngavie, 2001. Collections at public galleries in Glasgow, Paisley, Aberdeen, Perth and Edinburgh hold her work. Lived in Kilbarchan, Renfrewshire.

Text source: 'Artists in Britain Since 1945' by David Buckman (Art Dictionaries Ltd, part of Sansom & Company)


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