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ID: 500115404
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Record Type: Person
Cowie, James (Scottish painter, 1886-1956)

Note: One of the most original Scottish painters of the 20th century. Known for his hard, predominantly linear style, he infused ordinary subjects with a sense of mystery. He often worked on a painting for many years.

Names:
Cowie, James (preferred,V,index)
James Cowie (V,display)

Nationalities:
British (modern) (preferred)
Scottish (Scots, Scotsman)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
teacher
draftsman

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Cuminestown (Aberdeenshire, Scotland, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)
Died:  Edinburgh (Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Cowie, James (I)

Biographies:
(Scottish painter, 1886-1956) ..... [VP Preferred]
(British painter, 1886-1956) ..... [BHA]
(British artist, 1886-1956) ..... [WCP]
(British artist, 1886-1956) ..... [WCI]
(British artist, 1886-1956) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(Scottish painter, 1886-1956) ..... [Grove Art]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Cowie, James ........ [BHA Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, VP Preferred, WCI Preferred, WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
..........................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
..........................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
..........................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) Accessed 06/24/2002.
..........................  Oxford Concise Dictionary of Art and Artists (1996) 126
..........................  Witt Library, Authority files
James Cowie ........ [VP]
........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [BHA, Gallery Systems, Grove Art, VP, WCI, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n80092793
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) Accessed 06/24/2002.
....................  Johnson and Greutzner, Dictionary of British Artists (1980)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n80092793
....................  Oxford Concise Dictionary of Art and Artists (1996) 126
....................  Vollmer, K√ľnstler-Lexikon 20. Jahrhunderts (1953-62)
....................  Waters, Dictionary of British Artists 1900-1950 (1975)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Oxford Concise Dictionary of Art and Artists (1996)
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