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John Rankine Barclay

John Rankine Barclay

Code: 10186


W: 28.5cm (11.2")H: 17cm (6.7")

£250.00 Approx $315.66, €291.38

John Rankine Barclay

British  1884 - 1962


A naval vessel passing under the Forth Rail Bridge


Drypoint etching, signed, inscribed  'Original drypoint prepared for Messrs John Cotton Ltd. Edinburgh for private circulation'  and No. 23 of 50 in pencil


John Rankine Barclay was born in Edinburgh, he began work as an engraver, then became a student at the Royal Scottish Academy Schools in 1908, winning the Guthrie Award and a Carnegie Travelling Scholarship.  He exhibited at G.I., R.A., R.S.A., R.S.W. and in Cornwall where he moved to in 1935