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William Douglas MacLeod
Date: Scottish painter, draftsman, and etcher, 1892–1963
Biography: Born in Glasgow in 1892, William Douglas Macleod worked in a bank and served in the First World War, enrolling at the Glasgow School of Art after the cessation of hostilities. On graduation in 1923, he began painting Scottish and European landscapes as well as producing many fine etchings in Spain and North Africa. Between 1920 and 1930 he worked as a cartoonist for the Glasgow Evening News and produced a number of floral still-lives in pastel.