Charles MURRAY 1894–1954
Painter and engraver of imaginative subjects. Born 21 April 1894 at Aberdeen, grandson of a sculptor. Studied at Glasgow School of Art 1908–11 (?), and, on a Prix de Rome for etching, at the British School, Rome, 1922–5. Spent two years serving with the White Army in Russia 1918–20, and later travelled extensively in Europe, including a visit to Iceland with an archaeological expedition. Died 17 March 1954 in London. Memorial exhibition at Temple Newsam, Leeds, 1955.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II