William Kennedy (penter)

William Kennedy (1859–1918) wis a Scots penter associatit wi the Glesgae Schuil.


Spring (Ware), 1882

William Kennedy wis born in Paisley, whare he tendit the Paisley Schuil o Airt. In the early 1880s he muived til Paris, in Fraunce, whaur he tendit the Académie Julian[1] an studied wi airtists sic as Jules Bastien-Lepage, William-Adolphe Bouguereau, Raphaël Collin, Gustave-Claude-Etienne Courtois, and Tony Robert-Fleury.[2][3]

He estaiblisht a studio in Stirling an pentit landwarts, an boldly-coloured depictions o Hieland soldiers at Stirlin Castle.[3]

Kennedy becam a kenspeckle member o a group o airtists kent as the Glesgae Boys. In 1887 he wis electit preses o a society formed bi the group's members.[1]

He muived til Berkshire in the 1890s,[2] an til Tangier in 1912, for halth reasons.[1]


  1. a b c McConkey, Kenneth (1 Januar 1995). Impressionism in Britain. Yale University Press. p. 142. Retrieved 6 November 2014.
  2. a b van der Maarel, Sanne (2011). "William Kennedy - Homewards". Glasgow Museums. Retrieved 6 November 2014.
  3. a b Davy, Humphry (1905). The collected works of Sir Humphry Davy. Smith, Elder and Company. p. 104. Retrieved 6 November 2014.