William Dalglish was a Glasgow artist.
Dalglish, who specialised in landscape painting, exhibited at the Royal Academy and Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colour in London, the Royal Scottish Academy and Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Water Colour in Edinburgh, the Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts and the Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool. In 1891 he was amongst those Glasgow artists who appended his signature to a list of names of those who wished to see Whistler's Arrangement in Grey and Black, No. 2: Portrait of Thomas Carlyle (YMSM 137) bought by the city (#12326).
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