Charles Rennie Mackintosh

British, 1868 - 1928


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Fairies  by Charles Rennie Mackintosh
In Fairyland  by Charles Rennie Mackintosh
In Fairyland
Part Seen, Part Imagined  by Charles Rennie Mackintosh
Part Seen, Part Imagined
The Descent of Night  by Charles Rennie Mackintosh
The Descent of Night
The Harvest Moon  by Charles Rennie Mackintosh
The Harvest Moon
The Scottish Musical Review  by Charles Rennie Mackintosh
The Scottish Musical Review
The Wassail  by Charles Rennie Mackintosh
The Wassail
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Born in Glasgow, the son of a police superintendent, Mackintosh is the most famous of the Glasgow Style designers and has become something of a cult figure of international importance. He studied at the Glasgow School of Art while being apprenticed to the architect John Hutchinson, transferring to the firm of Honeyman and Keppie in 1889. In 1891 a travelling scholarship enabled him to visit Italy, France and Belgium, and in 1902 he began to paint a series of mystical watercolours. Meanwhile his furniture designs were establishing a repertoire of forms which became the hallmarks of the Glasgow Style and his reputation as an architect was confirmed by his famous designs for Glasgow School of Art (1897-1909). In 1900 he married Margaret MacDonald, who collaborated with him closely and encouraged his painting. Although his work was highly acclaimed abroad, Glasgow proved increasingly restrictive, and in 1914 he left to concentrate on painting in watercolours. He lived in Chelsea until 1923 and thereafter in France.


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