About the artist
Charles Rennie Mackintosh (7 June 1868 – 10 December 1928) was a Scottish architect, designer, water colourist and artist. He was a leading figure in the Art Nouveau movement and a major influence on European design. Mackintosh was born in Glasgow and studied at the Glasgow School of Art. He was a pioneer of modernism and his work was inspired by Japanese art and the natural forms of Scotland. He was a successful architect and designer, creating iconic buildings and furniture. He was also a talented watercolourist and his works are held in many public collections.
Also associated with: Glasgow School of Art, Art Nouveau, Japanese art, Glasgow, modernism, watercolourist.