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Lot 288: § DOUGLAS STRACHAN (1875-1950) DESIGN FOR THE MACLACHLAN MEMORIAL WINDOW, 1934 51cm x 19.5cm
26 October 2016
Edinburgh, United KingdomLive Auction
[§] DOUGLAS STRACHAN (1875-1950)
DESIGN FOR THE MACLACHLAN MEMORIAL WINDOW, 1934
watercolour and bodycolour, inscribed MACLACHLAN MEMORIAL KINGS COLLEGE LIBRARY
51cm x 19.5cm
Literature: MacDonald, Juliette 'Aspects of identity in the work of Douglas
Strachan (1875-1950)', PhD thesis 2003, St Andrews 2003, p.259
Note: Strachan designed the memorial window for Kings College Library, Aberdeen in 1934. The window depicts Hector Boece and Alexander Galloway in the top panel; John Barbour and Robert the Bruce in the centre panel; and Edward Raban in the lower panel and was made in memory of Ewen Maclachlan.