Basic Biographical Details

Name: Daniel Cottier
Designation: Designer
Born: 1837
Died: 1891
Bio Notes: Daniel Cottier was born in Anderston, Glasgow in 1837. He became a prominent designer influenced by John Ruskin, Dante Gabriel Rossetti and William Morris, and is credited with introducing the Aesthetic movement to America (where he worked with Louis Comfort Tiffany and John La Farge) and Australia.

As a designer, he generally falls outwith the scope of the Dictionary of Scottish Architects, so a full biography is not supplied here. Only his jobs that form integral parts of Scottish buildings are listed.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this designer:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 2Edinburgh, Scotland   Lived in Edinburgh at various points
Item 2 of 2Anderston, Glasgow, ScotlandPrivate1837 Place of birth

Buildings and Designs

This designer was involved with the following buildings or structures from the date specified (click on an item to view details):
 Date startedBuilding nameTown, district or villageIslandCity or countyCountryNotes
Item 1 of 11After 1857Holmwood HouseCathcart GlasgowScotlandHall decoration
Item 2 of 11After 1861Trinity ChurchIrvine AyrshireScotlandStained glass
Item 3 of 111862Seaton Cottage  AberdeenScotland 
Item 4 of 11After 1865Townhead ChurchGarngad GlasgowScotlandPainted decoration and stained glass
Item 5 of 111866Dowanhill UP ChurchDowanhill GlasgowScotlandInterior decoration and glass
Item 6 of 11After 1868Queen's Park UP Church and Hall  GlasgowScotlandDecoration/glass
Item 7 of 11After 1869Colearn Castle, lodge and doocotAuchterarder PerthshireScotlandInterior decoration and glass
Item 8 of 11Early 1860sPilrig Free ChurchPilrig EdinburghScotlandDecorative work (lost) and stained glass (extant), as manager of Field & Allan
Item 9 of 111872CairndhuHelensburgh DunbartonshireScotlandInterior decoration and glass
Item 10 of 111875St Nicholas Church  AberdeenScotlandInterior decoration under Smith's supervision
Item 11 of 11After 1875Camphill UP ChurchQueen's Park GlasgowScotlandPainted decoration


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this designer:
Item 1 of 1Donnelly, Max1999Daniel Cottier, Pioneer of Aestheticism The Decorative Arts Society Journal, 23, pp 33-51