Portrait of Charles Rennie Mackintosh
- Art Funded
- 52 x 33 cm
- Art Fund grant
- £5,000 (Total: £13,500)
- Billcliffe Gallery
It testifies to the close relationship between Mackintosh and the Director of the School of Art, Francis Newbery. The drawing was presented to the highly influential German publisher Alexander Koch and is further evidence of the continuing relationship between the Glasgow arts community and progressive continental design. Furthermore it is probably a preparatory sketch for Newberys finished group portrait of the School Governors, Newbery and Mackintosh which hangs in the Glasgow School of Art today.
Alexander Koch; by descent; Nagel Auktionen, 2010; Billcliffe Gallery, Glasgow.
Hunterian Art Gallery Tue–Sat 10am–5pm, Sun 11am–4pm. Mackintosh House Guided tours Tue - Fri, 10am - 12.30pm. Self guided from 1pm and at weekends. Last entry 4.15pm (3.15pm Sun).