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Born
Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Died
April 29, 1938

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Dr. James Pittendrigh Macgillivray (1856 - 1938) was a prominent Scottish sculptor. He was also an artist, musician and poet. He was the son of a sculptor, and studied under William Brodie and John Mossman. His works include public statues of Robert Burns in Irvine, Lord Byron in Aberdeen, the 3rd Marquess of Bute in Cardiff, John Knox in Edinburgh's St. Giles Cathedral, and William Ewart Gladstone in Coates Crescent Gardens, Edinburgh.

Macgillivray was a Scottish nationalist, and associated both with Patrick Geddes' Fin de Siècle Scottish cultural revival and Hugh MacDiarmid's later Scottish Renaissance movement. He contributed illustrations to the Spring and Autumn volumes of The Evergreen: A Northern Seasonal published by Patrick Geddes a
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A Kist o Skinklan Things

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The Evergreen: A Northern S...

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Bog Myrtle and Peat Reek

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Pro Patria

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Art Today

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The Evergreen: A Northern S...

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