Gordon Coutts

(1868 - 1937)

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Gordon Coutts

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Gordon Coutts b. 1868 Scotland d. 1937 Palm Springs, California Studied art in Glasgow, London and Paris, then moved to Australia to become an instructor at the Art Society of New South Wales.

Back in London in 1899, he exhibited at the Royal Academy. Moving to San Francisco in 1902, he was a member of the Bohemian Club.

He won a gold medal at the Paris Salon in 1913. After traveling the world in search of subject matter, he settled in Palm Springs in 1925 after contracting tuberculosis.

His work is found in the collections of the Oakland Museum, Cleveland Museum, National Art Gallery in Sydney, Palm Springs Desert Museum and others paraphrased from AskArt