Muirhead Bone (Bone Muirhead)( English etcher, draftsman, lithographer and painter.)
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Born March 23, 1876 in a suburb of Glasgow (Scotland). He studied architecture and attended evening classes at Glasgow School of Art. In the period of study wrote a few pictures, he studied engraving Merion, Whistler and Hayden. In 1899, Bowne has released a series of etchings with views of Glasgow (Etchings of Glasgow).
In 1901 the artist moved to London, and two years later an exhibition of his works attracted the attention of collectors. One of the best prints Bouna, destruction of the St. James Hall (The Demolition of St. James's Hall, 1905), made made in the technique of dry needles. In it the author managed to convey a harmonious shapes clad in scaffolding of the building, demonstrating the excellent understanding of architectural design. Other examples of unsurpassed mastery of equipment dry needles are lists of Prison Air, Big pavement, building, Good Friday in Spain (Spanish Good Friday). Images Bouna, executed in pencil, sepia and charcoal, are of highest skill. During the First World War he was an official artist on the Western Front and the Navy. In 1937, elevated to the dignity of knighthood. Bowne died in Oxford on Oct. 21, 1953.