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William Lamb Memorial Studio

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Address: 24 Market Street, Montrose, Scotland
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Formerly the studio of sculptor William Lamb, this museum was paid for by...

Formerly the studio of sculptor William Lamb, this museum was paid for by the commission the artist received for his sculptures of Queen Elizabeth II and the Queen Mother.

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Little gem

Wonderful and amazing visit to this little gem of an artist's studio. Would love to go again. Unfortunately as there is not a lot of space in the museum think it would be a... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2015
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Arbroath, United Kingdom
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Arbroath, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 June 2015

Wonderful and amazing visit to this little gem of an artist's studio. Would love to go again. Unfortunately as there is not a lot of space in the museum think it would be a challenge for a disabled person.

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Forfar, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 June 2015

We were tipped off by a friend to visit this little attraction and we were absolutely stunned by the works on show in the artist's own studio. What a breath-taking experience it was. Wood, stone and bronze sculptures, water colours, etchings, ink and pencil drawings all on view. Lamb did all the oak panelling on the walls and all the... More 

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Thank Katy1950
Montrose, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 31 July 2014

Tucked away up a small close at the end of the High Street this hidden gem is well worth the visit. Full of the work of William Lamb one of Scotland's best but little known sculptors it provides a showcase for his work. A recently published book by Jonathon Stansfeld lays out the story of this remarkable artist in an... More 

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Thank ihammie
Montrose, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 November 2013

This studio is well worth a visit in Momtrose. It is stuated just off Market Street in the centre of Montrose. William Lamb was a remarkable man injured in World War one he produced Sculptures of amazing quality. He used local people as his subjects/models and adopted the seafaring culture of the town. The Minesweeper, Bill the Smith, the Wisper,... More 

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Thank Abbynumero1
scotland
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Reviewed 11 August 2013

This is a superb collection of sculpture and drawings/etchings by a gifted artist whose time of serious recognition has, I think, yet to come. I have been aware of this collection for most of my adult life and feel the need to re- visit it more often as I get older and understand more of Lamb's genius. I can guess... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 August 2013

For those interested in art, the studio is a 'must-see' - it must have one of the most comprehensive collections of an artist's work in the UK. For those not so fussed by sculpture (and the excellent collection of drawings) Lamb's life story is sufficient reason to pop in.

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Thank Tranbylad
Montrose, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 July 2013

The William Lamb Studio in Montrose is open from 2pm to 5pm Tuesday to Saturday each week From late June until the end of August. It is worth a visit and there are superb sculptures by this internationally recognised sculptor of the Queen, and her sister Princess Margaret when they were children, as well as Hugh MacDiarmid. Most of the... More 

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Thank DavidMay1945
Tampa, Florida
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Reviewed 11 June 2013

I was fortunate to grow up spending my summers in Montrose - a nice change of pace from the USA. As an adult in his 40s, I am not travelling over as much as I'd like, but I do find time every few years to return and visit my family and enjoy our roots. It wasn't until my last visit... More 

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Cambridge
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Reviewed 14 May 2013

Lamb's studio has been maintained in wonderful condition by Angus District Council and it appears to have been renovated very recently to provide an excellent showcase for the work of this extremely skilled but relatively unknown painter, etcher and sculptor. The sculpture and paintings are on display and his etchings and drawings can be seen in the numerous work books... More 

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Thank BrianBCambridge
Montrose, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 February 2012

A wonderful gem of a collection including sketches, watercolours and sculpture. A lovely tribute to the very talented William Lamb in a studio setting. Open in the summer months and supported by the friends of William Lamb. Some exceptional pieces that make you think! Plan as a short visit...and you will probably stay for longer!

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