Norah Neilson Gray

1882-1931 Scotland/Portraiture

 

Brief Biography-Norah Neilson Gray was born in Helensburgh, Scotland in 1882. She trained in The Glasgow School of Art where she taught in 1906. Gray set up a studio in Glasgow in 1910 and had her paintings exhibited in the Royal Academy London, the Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts and the Paris Salon. She went to France during World War One and worked as a nurse while painting wartime scenes as much as possible. After settling back in Glasgow when the war was over, Gray continued with portraiture with much success. She was on the Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts hanging committee during her last years.

 

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Little
Brother

Little Brother

Self-
portrait

Self-portrait


Sleeping

Sleeping


Untitled

Title Unknown

The Belgian
Refugee

The Belgian Refugee

Self
Portrait

Self Portrait

Ian and
Rosemary

Ian and Rosemary

Boy with
Oranges

Boy with Oranges

The Four
Sisters

The Four Sisters

Half-length
Portrait of a Boy

Half-length Portrait of a Boy