Margaret MacDonald Mackintosh (1865-1933) and her sister Frances MacNair MacDonald were major figures in the Glasgow School. Margaret MacDonald married Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Both produced works illustrating the trends of late Symbolism.
Margaret MacDonald Mackintosh, Oh ye, all ye that walk in Willowood, 1902
Margaret MacDonald Mackintosh, Opera Of The Seas, 1903
Margaret MacDonald Mackintosh, The White Rose And The Red Rose, 1902
Margaret MacDonald Mackintosh, The Heart Of The Rose, 1901
Margaret MacDonald Mackintosh, The Opera Of The Seas, 1915
Frances MacNair MacDonald (1873-1921), along with her sister Margaret, was part of the Glasgow School. She married artist Herbert MacNair while Margaret married Charles Rennie Mackintosh, and all four were closely associated in their artistic endeavours. All worked in various areas of applied art – textiles, design, book illustration etc. The Macdonald sisters were also influenced by the work of the Dutch Symbolist Jan Toorop.
Frances MacNair MacDonald, Sleeping Princess, 1909
Frances MacNair MacDonald, A Paradox, 1905
Frances MacNair MacDonald, A ship with shields before the sun
Frances MacNair MacDonald, Girl in a tree
Frances MacNair MacDonald, The Sleeping Princess, 1910