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CodeNA8807
Dates1889-1970
Person NameHurchison; Sir (1889-1970); portrait and landscape painter
SurnameHurchison
ForenamesSir
Epithetportrait and landscape painter
ActivitySir William Oliphant Hutchiso,n Kt (1889-1970), portrait and landscape painter, was the son of H W Hutchison, Kinloch, Collessie. He was educated at Rugby, Edinburgh College of Art and Paris. During the First World War he served with the Royal Artillery. Hutchison was President of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters from 1965; RP, 1948; RSA, 1943; President of the Royal Scottish Academy, 1950-1959, and he was awarded an Hon RA, and an Hon LL D, Edinburgh, 1956. He married Margery, youngest daughter of E A Walton PRSW RSA. Hutchison was director of the Glasgow School of Art, 1933-1943. Hutchison's paintings are included in the collections of the Scottish Modern Art, Glasgow Corporation and Paisley, and he has painted portraits of the Queen and Prince Philip.
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