Cameron, David (1865)

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Cameron, David (1865) Gender: M
born on 28 June 1865 at 15:17 (= 3:17 PM )
Place Glasgow, Scotland, 55n53, 4w15
Timezone GMT h0w (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Wright
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 06°51' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 10°11 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 04°11'


Scottish fine artist of painting and etchings, classified as one of the most important etchers of the early twentieth century. He started on a mercantile career, studying at the Glasgow Art School and later at Edinburgh School of Art. He began to etch in 1887 and developed his own style emphasizing design and austerity of feeling in architecture and landscape. Two of his noted works are, "Five Sisters" released in 1907 and "Ben Ledi" in 1911. Cameron was elected Associate of the Royal Academy, as engraver in 1911, as painter in 1916 and as Academician in 1920 and he has been Knighted. Many of his paintings are in European and British museums.

Cameron died 9/16/1945, Perth, Scotland.


  • Death, Cause unspecified 16 September 1945 at 12:00 noon in Perth, Scotland (Age 80)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Work : New Career 1887 (Started etching)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1907 ("Five Sisters" released)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1911 ("Ben Ledi" released)
  • Work : Prize 1911 (Elected into the Assoc. of the Royal Academy)
  • Work : Prize 1916 (Royal Academy, painter)
  • Work : Prize 1920 (Royal Academy, Academician)

Source Notes

Paul Wright collection, B.C.


  • Vocation : Art : Fine art artist (Paintings and etchings)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 80)
  • Notable : Awards : Knighted
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award (Royal Academy x 3)