Sold for £300
* LOUISE GIBSON ANNAND MBE (SCOTTISH 1915 - 2012),
oil on board
image size 62cm x 48cm, overall size 76cm x 62cm
Note: Louise Annand was a Scottish painter and film-maker, she graduated from Glasgow University in 1937 with Honours in English Literature whilst simultaneously pursuing her love of art and drawing with night classes in art. She was a major contributor to Scottish documentary and was an influential female filmmaker in a field that was dominated mostly by males. She mingled with such luminaries as J D Fergusson and Margaret Morris, eventually becoming president of the JD Fergusson Foundation. Despite her dual existence as artist and teacher, Miss Annand found time to act as a member of the business committee of the University of Glasgow and as chairman of the Glasgow Graduates Association. She served on the Fine Art Commission for Scotland and as president both of the Society of Scottish Women Artists (now VAS) and of the Glasgow Society of Women Artists. Her role as educator was marked with the award of the MBE in 1980, while Glasgow University recognised the artist with an honorary doctorate in 1997. Her book about J D Fergusson (1939 – 61) was published in 2003, while a retrospective exhibition of her painting was held at the Lillie Gallery, Milngavie in 2004
Whilst every effort is made to provide accurate and honest condition reports, none of our staff is a professional conservator, restorer or engineer. Any condition report offered should be accepted as an indication of any obvious issues or problems or the lack of them. Buyers are urged to satisfy themselves in respect of the condition of any lot and McTear’s can provide contact details of local professional restorers who will provide fully comprehensive expert reports – usually for a modest charge. The condition report does not form part of any contract between McTear's and the buyer, and all lots are offered "as is" in accordance with our Terms of Business in the printed catalogue and available on our website.