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Ancell Stronach

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Name  Ancell Stronach
Role  Artist
Died  1981

Ancell Stronach (1901-1981) was a Scottish artist born in Dundee.

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Stronach was winner of the Royal Scottish Academy ‘Guthrie Award’ in April 1927 and a member of the Royal Scottish Academy (elected June 1934). He was a student and later Professor of Mural Painting at the Glasgow School of Art. He was a painter of portraits and figure subjects. His painting ‘Circe' of a nude sold at Christie's in London for £13,750 in 2012 and then sold again for £32,500 on 4 Sept 2014 as part of 'The Neil Wilson Collection: A Romantic Vision' (Sale 5928). Stronach was also a mural and church decorator and stained glass designer. Later a stage performer with Ancell and His 40 Painted Pigeons.

A portrait of Ancell Stronach painted by Andrew Law was lost in the fire in the Mackintosh Building at the Glasgow School of Art on 23 May 2014.


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