BRUCE, George J. D.

1930 - ?

George J D Bruce

Hon. George John Done Bruce, was born at Kensington, London on 28 March 1930, second of the two sons of the six children of George John Gordon Bruce, 7th Lord Balfour of Burleigh (18 October 1883-4 June 1967) and his wife Violet Dorothy Evelyn née Done (died 28 October 1976), who married on 2 June 1919. Educated at Westminster School, London and studied at Byam Shaw School of the Arts, London. Portrait painter who has painted portraits on location in America, Switzerland, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, also a painter of landscapes, still life, flowers, etc., in oil and has studios in London and in Suffolk. Bruce has long been acknowledged as one of Britainís leading traditional painters and held the office of President of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters 1991-1994 also exhibiting at the Royal Academy; David Messum Galleries and elsewhere and has painted many private and official on commission. He married Jeanne Cowles Fleischmann (1923-2010) and he lived at 6 Pembroke Walk, London. His works are held in the Scottish National Portrait Gallery and many private collections.




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