Washing Line

George Houston (1869-1947)

Oil on Canvas
Size (inches): 18 (h) x 24 (w) inches
Size (cm): 45.7 (h) x 61 (w) cm

George Houston was born in Dalry in 1869 and educated at Saltcoats Public School and Glasgow School of Art. He lived most of his life in Dalry painting his native Ayrshire but he also maintained a studio in Glasgow and spent time painting in the Inner Hebrides and around Loch Fyne. Houston became an Associate of the Royal Scottish Academy in 1909 and then an Academician in 1925. He died a Dalry in 1947.