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Donald McIntyre (1923-2009)

Biography of artist Donald McIntyre (1923-2009)

Donald McIntyre (1923-2009) was born in Leeds, Yorkshire. He spent his early childhood in north west Scotland. McIntyre painted as a youth and developed a style in the Scottish Colourist tradition.

McIntyre trained as a dentist, though whilst studying at Glasgow Dental Hospital, he attended evening classes at the nearby Glasgow School of Art.

At the age of 40, McIntyre decided to pursue a full time career as an artist. He regularly returned to the coastal landscapes of Scotland and North Wales where he was now living and also spent many Summers on Iona.

McIntrye painted most of his sketches en plein air, finishing larger works in his studio. He was a member of The Royal Cambrian Academy and exhibited regularly with the Thackerary Gallery, the Howard Roberts Gallery and the Albany Gallery.

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Lot FS20/497

Lot FS20/497: Donald McIntyre [1923-2009] - 'The Stream'

Donald McIntyre [1923-2009] - 'The Stream'- signed bottom left further signed and titled on the framing tape attached to the reverse oil on canvas board 63.5 x 1015cm.

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000
Realised: £3,000

Lot FS18/397

Lot FS18/397: Donald McIntyre [1923-2009] - Road To the Shore

Donald McIntyre [1923-2009] - Road to the Shore signed bottom right D McIntyre oil on board 51 x 61cm.

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000
Realised: £5,600

Lot FS18/398

Lot FS18/398: Donald McIntyre [1923-2009] - Calm Harbour

Donald McIntyre [1923-2009] - Calm Harbour signed bottom right oil on board 49.5 x 75cm.

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800
Realised: £3,100