Thomson, George (1860-1939) by Scholes, Robert

George Thomson (1860 – 1939) He was born at Towie in Aberdeenshire, and entered the Royal Academy Schools in 1882. He joined the New English Art Club in 1891. He was a critic as well as a painter, writing about art for the and the . He lectured on perspective at the Slade and taught at Bedford College, London University from 1899 to 1914, when he moved to France permanently. He is known primarily as a painter of town scenes. Westminster Gazette Pall Mall Gazette

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