The Balloon Seller
About Hugh Munro (1873-1928)

Born in Glasgow, Hugh Munro worked for the artist Charles Hodge Mackie cutting woodblocks, and later became a successful landscape and figure painter. He exhibited at the Royal Scottish Academy and the Royal Glasgow Institute, where he was an elected member and, for a time, he was the art critic of the Glasgow Herald. His work is sometimes associated with the Glasgow Boys and their circle – indeed, when Munro died his widow married the Galloway painter W S MacGeorge.

The Balloon Seller

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About Hugh Munro (1873-1928)

Born in Glasgow, Hugh Munro worked for the artist Charles Hodge Mackie cutting woodblocks, and later became a successful landscape and figure painter. He exhibited at the Royal Scottish Academy and the Royal Glasgow Institute, where he was an elected member and, for a time, he was the art critic of the Glasgow Herald. His work is sometimes associated with the Glasgow Boys and their circle – indeed, when Munro died his widow married the Galloway painter W S MacGeorge.