Saturday, 5 November 2016
Tour Scotland Photograph Painting By Joseph Morris Henderson
Tour Scotland photograph of a Moorland Stream painting by Joseph Morris Henderson who was born in 1863 in Glasgow, Scotland. J. Morris Henderson, the name he used to sign his paintings, was the brother of John Henderson, born 1860, died 1924; both were the sons of Joseph Henderson, born 1832, died 1908, in a family of Scottish painters. His sister, Marjory Henderson, married a Scottish painter, William McTaggart, who painted in 1894 a portrait of Joseph Henderson presented by the family in 1925 to the Glasgow Museums. J. Morris Henderson was born in Glasgow, where his father moved in the early 1850s, and remained living there. He painted oils as well as watercolours. His father was their teacher, although J.Morris Henderson studied art at the Glasgow School of Art and at Glasgow University. He was elected an associate Royal Scottish Academy in 1928, followed in 1936 by a full membership. He is mentioned in The Dictionary of British Artist and The Dictionary of Scottish Painters. Exhibitions of his works were held in London, England, at the Royal Academy, and the New Gallery. In Liverpool at the Walker Art Gallery and in Manchester at the Manchester City Art Gallery. In Scotland he exhibited at the Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts, Royal Scottish Academy in Edinburgh and the Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Water Colours. He died in Glasgow in 1936.
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