MAFA President 1862-1865
John Lamont Brodie is a rather shadowy figure and not much is known about him. He was born in London sometime between 1824 and 1827 and became a portrait painter. During the 1840s he moved to Scotland and is recorded as living in Greenock. In 1851 he returned to England, living at 126 Albany Street and 1 Willoughby Place, London between 1851 and 1871. In the 1850s and 1860s he regularly travelled to Manchester, maintaining an address in the city and exhibiting there. In 1871 he moved to Brighton before returning to Wimbledon where he died in 1898.
Image: © National Galleries Scotland
Posted: June 16th, 2020