The art collectors and patrons of Glasgow

Glasgow’s cultural history includes many men and women who supported the fine arts in Glasgow in the 18th and 19th centuries. This short course looks at key figures who bought Old Master paintings and commissioned modern art, including Robert Foulis, Archibald McLellan, Alexander ‘Picture’ Gordon, James Smith of Jordanhill, Mrs Cecilia Douglas of Orbiston, John Bell of North Park, and Alexander Bannantyne Stewart, whose mansion in Langside included a specially designed picture gallery.

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