Skip Navigation / Jump to Content

Featured Images

Scottish Musical Review 1896
Scottish Musical Review 1896

The Ship
The Ship

Alexander D Robertson

Glasgow School of Art Archives

*Open in New Window
Alexander D Robertson

A portrait by Duncan Brown, probably showing Alexander D Robertson (1807-1886).

Robertson worked as an artist and art teacher in Glasgow from the early 1840s. Although he generally worked freelance he taught drawing and painting at the Andersonian University from 1843-1845 and was employed by the Glasgow School of Art from c 1846-1848 until he was dismissed by an Inspector from the Head School in London. Robertson worked predominantly in oil, watercolour and charcoal, producing both portraits and landscapes. His pencil and watercolour views of Glasgow are particularly good.

Duncan Brown (1819-1897) was a talented amateur photographer who documented life in Glasgow from the 1850s to the 1890s.

Reference: 244

Reproduced with the permission of Glasgow School of Art Archives

Anderson's College, Anderson's University, Andersonian University, art teachers, artists, Glasgow School of Art, portraits

Quick Search

Photo Album

You have 0 images in your photo album.

View Photo Album

Log-In (Optional)

Not a user? Register now for FREE!

Other Options