Artist biography

Robert BROUGH 1872–1905

Scottish painter of portraits and subject pictures. Born 20 March 1872 at Invergordon, Ross. Apprenticed to lithographers. Studied at Aberdeen Art School under J. P. Fraser, in Edinburgh at the R.S.A. life class 1892, and in Paris under Laurens and Constant. Returned to Aberdeen 1894, then moved to London 1897. Exhibited at the Aberdeen Artists' Society, the R.S.A. (A.R.S.A. 1904), the Royal Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts and the R.A. from 1901. Died 21 January 1905 after a railway accident near Sheffield. Memorial exhibition at the B.F.A.C. 1907.

Published in:
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I