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Interested and Disinterested

© the copyright holder. Photo credit: The Glasgow School of Art

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Born in Shrewsbury, John Laurie attended the Glasgow School of Art (GSA) from 1933–1936. He returned to the GSA in 1953 to teach drawing and painting and remained on the staff until his untimely death in 1972. This painting was exhibited at the Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts in 1940 and subsequently at a retrospective exhibition held at the GSA in May 1973.

The Glasgow School of Art

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    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    129 x 86.6 cm

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  • Acquisition method

    gift from the artist's estate, 1983


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