Monument to Dr. George Stewart Burns d. 1896 by William Kellock Brown (c.1856-1934). Marble. Glasgow Cathedral, Glasgow. According to the Mapping Sculpture website, Brown, a sculptor, modeller, and metal worker, was born in Glasgow and “initially trained with his father, then at the Glasgow School of Art and lastly with Lanteri at the Royal College of Art. After spending some years in London he returned to Glasgow to teach modelling, metal work and repouss√© at Glasgow School of Art, c.1888-98. From 1892 he had a lively practice and executed numerous commissions in Glasgow and the west of Scotland.”

Photograph and research by Robert Freidus. Formatting, text, and perspective correction by George P. Landow. [You may use this image without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the photographer and (2) link your document to this URL in a web document or cite the Victorian Web a print one.]

Bibliography

"William Kellock Brown." Mapping the Practice and Profession of Sculpture in Britain and Ireland 1851-1951. University of Glasgow History of Art and HATII, online database 2011. Web. 3 May 2011.


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