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CodeNA8805
Dates -1945
Person NameDuncan; John (-1945); decorative artist
SurnameDuncan
ForenamesJohn
Epithetdecorative artist
ActivityJohn Duncan, RSA RSW (d 1945), decorative artist, was born in Dundee and educated in Dundee, London and Dusseldorf. He began his career as a book and magazine illustrator and then executed decorative paintings in University Hall, Edinburgh. After a period as Associate Professor at Chicago University, 1901-1904, he went on to develop a career as a decorative artist producing paintings and stained glass. His work was purchased for the Permanent Gallery of Dundee, Glasgow Corporation and the Royal Scottish Academy.
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