John Byrne, RSA

Born in Paisley, 1940. Studied at Glasgow School of Art from 1958 to 1963. While a student he won the Newbery Medal, the W.O.Hutcheson Prize for drawing and the Bellahouston Scholarship. During a period in Italy in the 1960’s he was influenced by the work of Giotto in Assisi. A painter in oils and an illustrator, using a variety of styles and techniques, John Byrne is also a prominent theatre designer and playwright.

East Street New York City – No 35/50


 American Boy

Jaggy Guitar

The Champ SOLD

A Bird in the Hand is Worth Two in the Bush

The Unknown Soldier

The Carpenter

The Stranger

The Gambler SOLD

Ring around the moon

Nicotine and Lemon

First Date

John Byrne Self-Portrait – New York, New York

La Belle et la Bete SOLD

The Guitarist SOLD


Travelling by Moonlight SOLD

Valiant SOLD

Love’s Arrow SOLD


Man in Evening Dress SOLD