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MACNAIR, James Herbert (1868 - 1955), Painter, furniture designer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MACNAIR, James Herbert (1868 - 1955), Painter, furniture designer

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British, 20th century, male.

Born 23 December 1868, in Glasgow; died 22 April 1955, in Innellan (Argyllshire).

Painter, furniture designer.

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James Herbert MacNair trained as an architect with Glasgow's John Honeyman practice from 1888 to 1895 while taking evening classes at Glasgow School of Art. In 1889 Charles Rennie Mackintosh joined the firm and the two men became close friends. In

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