Oil painting of circa. 1789 believed to have been painted by Italian artist and Freemason Bro. Ignaz Unterberger (1748-1779) thought to include Bro. Mo…
Painted by artist and Freemason Bro. Sigismund Rosenthal this is the only colour image of the Old Grand Temple and features over 120 portraits of some …
Recording of my presentation on the topic of Tracing Boards as part of the online Sapere Aude Lectures
A look at the “Form of the Lodge” drawing that features in the Carmick MS of 1727 and it’s similarities to a Tracing Board as we would know it today.
Bro. Francis Grose, the author and Freemason that presented the occasion for Bro. Robert Burns to write his famous tale of Tam O' Shanter and created t…
A satirical piece of Masonic artwork created by artist and later Freemason, Bro. William Hogarth. First published in 1724 and the first of many artwork…
Cassius Marcellus Coolidge’s depiction of a canine Masonic Initiation to sell cigars with its Masonic symbolism, satire and allegory of the first degre…
William Schaw is probably the single most important individual in the development of Freemasonry in Scotland and throughout the world.
“Die Logenbrüder” is possibly the first example of an actual commission by German artist and Freemason Lovis Corinth. Depicting 12 members of his Lodge…
Re-Discovery of a second painting showing Robert Burns as member of Lodge Canongate Kilwinning No.2 Edinburgh. But it it’s unlikely to be the same scen…
The United Incorporated Trades of Wright and Masons of Mary’s Chapel, depicted in front of Holyrood Palace in Edinburgh c.1720 by artist Roderick Chalm…
Welcome to The Masonic Artist’s Tracing Board. I am a Freemason, an artist and a keen researcher of Masonic history particularly the origins and histor…