Charles Kenneth Scott-Moncrieff, 1889 - 1930. Translator of Proust
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Charles Kenneth Scott-Moncrieff, 1889 - 1930. Translator of Proust
  • Scottish Art
Scott-Moncrieff was born in Polmont, and is best known for his classic translation of the French writer Marcel Proust's vast multi-volume novel, 'Remembrance of Things Past'. He also translated various other works from Latin, Old English and Old French. During the First World War, Scott-Moncrieff served with the King's Own Scottish Borderers, becoming a Captain and winning the Military Cross. In this portrait he is shown in the uniform of the regiment.

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  • Acc. No. PG 2199
  • Medium Oil on canvas
  • Size 111.70 x 86.30 cm (framed: 135.00 x 104.50 x 8.00 cm)
  • Credit Purchased 1972