MACKINTOSH, Charles Rennie
(b. 1868, Glasgow, d. 1928, London)

Drawing for 'Windy Hill'

Pen and ink
Hunterian Museum, Glasgow

Windy Hill or Windyhill is a house designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh and furnished by him and his wife, Margaret Macdonald, in Kilmacolm. It remains as a home in private ownership.

The house was commissioned in 1900 by William Davidson, a provisions merchant, who was Mackintosh's friend and patron. Mackintosh not only designed the Art Nouveau-style house but also, with Macdonald, its decor, furniture and fittings, including fireplaces, panelling, stained glass and lights. They also designed the 2 acres garden. The house was completed and occupied in 1901.

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