James Cowie
(1886-1956)

Died aged c. 70

James Cowie RSA (16 May 1886 - 18 April 1956) was a Scottish painter. The quality of his portrait paintings and his strong linear style made him among the most individual Scottish painters of the 1920s and 1930s. His work displayed meticulous draughtsmanship which was based on his studies of the Old Masters and his use of many preparatory drawings.

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James Cowie 1886-1956 artist and head of painting at Gray's School of Art lived and worked here

8 Fonthill Road, Aberdeen, United Kingdom where they lived and worked