William Kennedy (painter)
William Kennedy (17 July 1859 – 1918) was a Scottish painter associated with the Glasgow School.
William Kennedy was born in Hutchesontown, Glasgow on 17 July 1859, and attended the Paisley School of Art. In the early 1880s he moved to Paris, where he attended the Académie Julian and studied with artists such as Jules Bastien-Lepage, William-Adolphe Bouguereau, Raphaël Collin, Gustave-Claude-Etienne Courtois, and Tony Robert-Fleury.
He moved to Berkshire in the 1890s, and married fellow painter Lena Scott in 1898. He moved to Tangier in 1912, for health reasons. While living there, his art featured scenes from Moorish life. He died in 1918.
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