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Earley, Leo (1925 – 2001)

Leo Earley was born in Dublin. A graduate of the National College of Art and Design, when he completed his studies, he joined his great-uncle in the family’s stained glass business, ‘Earley Studios’ which was located on Camden Street.

He was one time President of the Dublin Sketching Club and exhibited frequently at the RHA and the Oriel Gallery, Dublin. Examples of his stained glass can be seen at St Brigid’s Cabinteely, Mount Argus, Harold’s Cross and the Church of St Therése, Mount Merrion.


Brittas Bay, County Wicklow” oil on canvas (12″ x 14″), sold at Whyte’s – 11/12/2011 for €500.00.

Earley, Maura


A Summer Garden” oil on board (11″ x 14″).

Eason, H P (1896 – 1974)

Hertha Phyllis Eason.


West of Ireland Scene – the Burren” oil on canvas (13″ x 20″), sold at Fonsie Mealy’s 8/3/2017 for €100.00.

Hertha Phyllis Eason

Garden View with Statue” watercolour (11.5″ x 9.5″), unsold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 10/1/2022.

Echlin Neill, Henry RUA (1888 – 1981)   

Lithographer and Landscape Artist.

Path down to the Sea, Antrim Coast” watercolour drawing (11″ x 14″), sold at Ross’s – 6/12/2017 for £30.00.

Edwards, Jackie


London born artist now living and working in Rosslare, County Wexford.

Egan, Avril

Avril is an experienced artist with a demonstrated history of working in the arts and crafts industry. Skilled in bilingualism, with fluency in both English and Gaeilge. Conversant and discerning in the world of Theatre, Art, Literary Criticism and Illustration, she holds a Bachelor of Arts – BA focused in English, Gaeilge and Performing Arts from National University of Ireland, Galway.

Recently Avril established her own art business specialising in commissioned portraits and landscapes, children’s book illustrations, handmade postcards and greeting cards. She can be contacted via her art Facebook page: Egan-Art-1997

Lilac Skies” acrylic on canvas (18″ x 24″).

Left to right:Forest Falls” acrylic on canvas (30″ x 40″) and “Wintry Marsh” acrylic on canvas board (20″ x 16″).

A couple of examples from Avril’s eclectic range of bilingual postcards. These are a cheap way to enjoy her work and are far too good to actually post to anybody!

Egestorff, Paul (1906 – 1995 ) 

Born in London, to a German father and an Irish mother, Egestorff was educated in Germany and whilst there began to take lessons in drawing. Much influenced by the Expressionist movement in Germany, he came to Dublin about 1922 and studied under Mainie Jellett who encouraged his interest in abstract art. He was also an accomplished watercolourist and a member of the Watercolour Society of Ireland.

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Left to right:The Alarum” (1949) Gouache (12″ x 9″) sold at Adams – 26/3/2013 – €1,600.00; and a more conventional work “Mount Errigal” a watercolour drawing. This latter work passed through my hands for €100 two years ago and is now on sale for €650 – such is inflation since the alleged return of the Celtic Tiger!

Near Enniskerry, County Wicklow” watercolour (11″ x 15″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 14/8/2018 for €240.00.

Egginton, Frank (1908 – 1990)

Frank Egginton was born in Wallasey, Cheshire son of Wycliffe Egginton R.I., R.C.A., landscape painter, and descended from Francis Egginton (1737-1805) of Birmingham the well-known stained glass painter whose work may be seen in many churches and cathedrals.

He studied under his father and at Exeter and Newtown Abbot Schools of Art, but moved to live in Ireland in 1930, when he was commissioned to paint in Donegal.

He worked almost entirely out of doors as felt that he couldn’t get the same feeling into a picture painted in a studio. More to follow…


Maam Valley, Connemara” watercolour (20″ x 29″) sold at Whyte’s – 29/9/2014 for €950.00.

Egginton, Robert (1943) 

Robert Egginton was born in Devon in 1943. He has been a full-time artist since leaving Art College, and is from a family of painters, following in the footsteps of his grandfather, Wycliffe Egginton (1871 – 1951) and his uncle, Frank Egginton (1908 – 1990).
He paints in oils and watercolours and always works out of doors to maximise the atmosphere of the subject.
He lives in the Scottish Highlands and comes to Ireland in the spring and Autumn.

Cottage by Clew Bay” watercolour (14″ x 21″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 29/1/2018 for €360.00.

Derryclare Lake, Connemara” watercolour (14″ x 19.5″), sold at Dolan’s – 8/2018 for €500.00.

Eiffe, Jacinta


County Meath born artist.

Elliot, Kitty (1901 – 1984)

Kitty Elliott was born in Grangegeeth, County Meath and was self-taught, working in oil, watercolour and gouache, specialising in landscape, floral and character studies.

Beeches in May” watercolour on paper (8″ x 12″), purchased from the artist in 1950.

© Estate of Kitty Elliott, Photograph © John Kellett/Drogheda Borough Council.

Elliot, Richard (1964)

Drawing Room. Abbeyleix” watercolour (22″ x 22″), sold at Fonsie Mealy’s – 25/7/2017 for €240.00.

Ellis, Margaret

Barnesmore Gap” oil painting (10″ x 12″). Offered on eBay – 7/2018.

Elmore, Alfred RA (1815 – 1881)

A Victorian history and genre painter. He was born in Cork, Ireland, the son of Dr. John Richard Elmore, a surgeon who retired from the British Army to Clonakilty.

The family moved to London in 1827, where Elmore studied at the Royal Academy of Arts. His early works were in the troubadour style of Richard Parkes Bonington, but he soon graduated to religious work, notably “The Martyrdom of Thomas à Becket”, commissioned by Daniel O’Connell for St.Andrew’s Church, Westland Row in Dublin.


Classical Beauty” oil on canvas c.1860 – Crawford Art Gallery collection.

Elvery, Beatrice M (1883 – 1970)

Elwood, Ray

Northern Ireland artist.

The Club House in Winter, Whiterock” oil on board (8″ x 11″), unsold at Ross’s – 13/9/2017.

Empey, Valerie “Moffy” (1938 – 2011) 

Sentinels of a Past Century” watercolour (16″ x 19.5″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 20/4/2020 for €280.00.

English, James RHA (1946) 


Born in Naul, Co.Dublin.


Churchyard, Spring” dated 1983, oil on canvas (10″ x 13″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 24/10/2016 for €440.00.

Servicing the Lightship, Dun Laoghaire” oil on canvas board (12″ x 16″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 4/12/2017 for €650.00.

English, Jean


Enraght-Moony, Robert James RBA (1869 – 1946)


Trevellas Rocks” dated 1931, oil on canvas (14″ x 16″), sold at Adam’s 7/12/2016 for €1,000.

Enraght-Moony, Robert James

The Water Fountain” watercolour on paper (13″ x 9.5″), unsold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 23/5/2022.

Erne, Harry (1937 – 2015)

More formally known as Henry George Victor John Crichton – The 6th Earl of Erne.

A noted self-taught artist.

Derek Hills Rock, Tory Island” oil on board (7″ x 13″), sold at Ross’s – 29/1/2020 for £90.00.

Hayricks, County Fermanagh” oil on canvas (10″ x 12″), sold at Ross’s – 29/1/2020 for £40.00.

Eustace, Olive

A native of Drogheda, Olive studied fine art at Limerick School of Art and Design and later attained her HDip from the National College of Art and Design in Dublin.

Self Portrait: Day Dreamer” oil on canvas (24″ x 20″).

Evans, Caroline

More here: Caroline-Evans-Artist

Evans, David RUA

Ballycastle Bay” watercolour drawing (24″ x 20″), sold at Ross’s – 11/10/2017 for £200.00.

St.George’s, High Street, Belfast” limited edition print (13″ x 19″),  sold at Ross’s 20/4/2022 for £60.

Evesson, William (1960)

A self-taught artist from Aughrim, County Wicklow, who has been painting both full and part-time since 1987.

I Laid on the Dune, Brittas” 2011, oil on canvas (35″ x 23″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 15/5/2017 for €600.00.