Series UR-SF 90/2 - About the Artist, Exhibitions and Works

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UR-SF 90/2


About the Artist, Exhibitions and Works


  • 20th-21st century (Creation)

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4 box files

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/1 Artist in Studio, Half Figure Studies and Religious Works. This includes photographs of Alastair Ross in his studio taken by Joseph McKenzie in 1966. Also half figure studies of painter William C. M. Cadenhead, Margaret Black and Katherine. Religious works include 'Head of Christ' and 'Madonna and Christchild.'

/2 Miscellaneous material including books such as 'Highland Art: A Window to the West' and books containing pictures of his works,. Also photographs of Alastair Ross, proposals for different universities about 'A Strategy for the Visual Arts' and a letter from the V&A Dundee thanking him for his gift.

/3 Torsos, Abstract Works, Photographs of Artist in Various Locations and Events and Artist Drawings. Includes photographs of sculptures such as Valerie, the Gordon Matthewson Memorial Trophy, Mother and Child. Also photographs of Alastair at the Royal Scots Academy and of Alastair on the day of his Honorary Doctorate Graduation from University of Abertay in July 2003. Also drawings of various places in Malta such as St. Julian's Harbour and City Walls Medina and photographs of torso sculptures such as the 'Dancing Figure' and 'Arethusa'.

/4 Newspaper cuttings, including various cuttings from newspapers about Alastair Ross's works, exhibitions and awards.


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Collection previously arranged by Dr Alastair R. Ross's wife, Kay

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Open for consultation subject to preservation requirements. Access must also conform to the restrictions of the Data Protection Act (2018), General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR, 2018) and any other relevant legislation or restrictions. Clinical information is closed for 100 years.

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Reproduction is available subject to preservation requirements. Charges may be made for this service, and copyright and other restrictions may apply; please check with the Duty Archivist.

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UR-SF 90/2

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Description compiled in line with the following standards: International Council on Archives, ISAD(G) General International Standard Archival Description; International Council on Archives, ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons, and Families; National Council on Archives, Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997



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  • English



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