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Charles Rennie Mackintosh was an influential architect and designer who attended the Glasgow School of Art from 1883–1894. He was also a very competent artist and produced over 200 paintings throughout his career, chiefly flower studies and landscapes, but nearly all were executed in watercolour. This painting (one of a pair) is unique in that it was painted in oils and, rather than painting directly onto the wall itself, Mackintosh applied the design to a free-standing canvas hanging.
oil on canvas
H 137 x W 173 cm
found in store, 1981