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William Grant Murray

Born: 1877, UK, Scotland, Aberdeenshire, Portsoy   Died: 1950, Swansea

Painter, administrator and curator. Related to the painter George Murray (1875-1933). Studied at Edinburgh College of Art, the Royal College of Art and the Académie Julian in Paris, 1905-06. He taught at West Bromwich School of Art before being appointed Principal of Swansea School of Arts & Crafts, 1910-43. He also held the posts of Curator at Swansea Art Gallery, 1911-50, and Director of Art for the County Borough of Swansea. He painted landscapes of Scotland, France and Wales in watercolour and oil

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