William CrosbieBorn: 1915
Place of Birth: Hankow, China
William Crosbie was born in Hankow, China, to Scottish parents. His family stayed in China until 1926, when they moved to Glasgow. Crosbie went on to study at the Glasgow School of Art from 1932-5. A travelling scholarship took him to Paris, where he studied History of Art at The Sorbonne and worked under Fernand Léger. Crosbie showed regularly in mixed Scottish exhibitions, as well as having many solo shows. A retrospective exhibition was held at The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh, in 1980. The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow Museums, Newport Museum and Art Gallery, National Trust for Scotland, Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museums, Hunterian Art Gallery, Royal Scottish Academy of Art and Architecture, and National Galleries of Scotland are among the collections that contain his work.
William Crosbie will be the subject of a major new exhibition in April 2020.
Butterfly of the Mind View details
Butterfly of the Mind1990oil on boardH:60.9cm W:45.7cm£4,500Anne View details
Annec.1978oil on boardH:25.5cm W:20cmSoldWomb from Womb View details
Womb from Womb1941oil on canvasH:213.5cm W:152.5cmSoldPetersfield Kitchen Still Life Abstract Basket of Pears View details
Petersfield Kitchen Still Life Abstract Basket of Pears1984inkH:30cm W:21cm£1,250Meditation View details
Meditation1994watercolour & ink on paperH:28.5cm W:20cm£1,250Parsley, Epergne View details
Parsley, Epergne1989ink and crayonH:19cm W:29cm£1,250Eternal Triangles, Male and Female View details
Eternal Triangles, Male and Female1989watercolourH:17.5cm W:25cm£1,350Male Figure in Landscape (an Essay) View details
Male Figure in Landscape (an Essay)1946ink & wash on paperH:31cm W:51cm£2,100Girl with Flowers View details