Active: 1849 - 1853
Country of birth and death: Scotland
Son of a crofter in Carmyllie, who began work in the quarries there, and did occasional early carved work for the local gentry. Attended the Trustees Academy from 1843 to 1849 when he worked at Hospitalfield as a sculptor/carver and in the local quarries.
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Institutional and Business Connections
Studied at Trustees Academy of Arts
1843 - 1849
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Apprenticed John Hutchison
1849 - 1953
Hutchison was a woodcarving apprentice at Hospitalfield where, among many other things, he carved a honeysuckle background to the Pan & Satyres boss on the fireplace by James Christie.
Citing this record
'James Christie', Mapping the Practice and Profession of Sculpture in Britain and Ireland 1851-1951, University of Glasgow History of Art and HATII, online database 2011 [https://sculpture.gla.ac.uk/view/person.php?id=msib6_1243422776, accessed 22 Feb 2024]