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Gaffney, Aidan

Belfast artist.


Gahan, F G Townsend (1866 – 1955) 

Donegal born Civil Engineer who worked for the Congested Districts Board in the West of Ireland.

 

Left to right:The Dirks, Lough Mask” and “Maam Trasna Hills, Lough Mask” – a pair of watercolours purchased on Adverts.ie in October 2018 for €60.00.


Galbally, Cecil RHA (1911 – 1995)

After-Glow at Clontarf” oil on panel (11″ x 15¾”)


Gale, Martin RHA (1949)  

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Left to right: Mayo Shed” oil on canvas board (10″ x 12″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s (RDS) – 10/4/2017 for €1,100; and  “In the Sticks” 2003,  oil on canvas (36″ x 42″), sold at de Vere’s – 22/11/2016 for €6,500.00.

Leaving the Glens” 1998, oil on canvas (35.5″ x 47″), unsold at de Vere’s – 21/11/2017.

Copse, Co.Wicklow” dated 2005, watercolour (7.5″ x 11.5″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 3/12/208 for €750.00.


Gallagher, Breda 

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Howth Peninsula” oil on canvas (14″ x 18″), sold at Adams – 16/12/2014 for €100.00.


Gallagher, Brian

www.bdgart.com


Gallagher, Cathal (1970)


Gallagher, Eileen 

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Left to right:Our Homestead” watercolour (11″ x 15″), sold at Ross’s – 10/8/2016 for £60.00; and “Irish Lighthouse” acrylic on canvas (8″ x 8″), unsold at Ross’s – 11/10/2017.


Gallagher, Gerhardt

www.gerhardtgallagher.com


Gallagher, Sean P


Galloway, William (1909)

Rockavad” watercolour drawing (10″ x 14″), sold at Ross’s – 11/10/2018 for £90.00.


Gallery, Denis (1943 – 2003)  

Clifden Coastline” oil on board (11.5″ x 15.5″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 10/12/2018 for €300.00.


Galway, Helen


Ganly, Rose Bridget RHA (1909 – 2002)

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Connemara Mountain”  dated 1986, oil on panel (20″ x 24″) sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 8/8/2016 for €600.00.

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At the Top of the Hill” pastel (11″ x 15″), sold at Adam’s – 13/12/2016 for €160.00.

Nude, dated 1951, oil on canvas (21″ x 18″), sold at Whyte’s – 27/11/2017 for €12,000.


Gardiner, Arnold


Garland, Marty  

www.martygarland.com

Belfast born artist now living and working in Dundalk, County Louth.

DunLewey View” acrylic (20″ x 24″), unsold at Gormley’s – 13/3/2018.

Skerries Mills” oil on board (10″ x 12″), unsold at Gormley’s – 11/9/2018.


Garrett, Kathleen

Tipperary born artist now living and working in County Laois.

Mackerel on a Table” oil on card (15″ x 20″), sold at de Vere’s – 23/10/2017 for €150.00.


Garstin, Norman (1847-1926)

The Rain It Raineth Every Day” in the collection of Penlee House Gallery & Museum.


Garvey, Edmund (1740 – 1813)

Kilkenny born landscape artist the bulk of whose work was done in London and Rome.

A view of Kilkenny” © National Museums of Northern Ireland Collection.


Garvin, Mavis (d.2016)

Cottage by the River” oil on board (16″ x 20″), sold at Ross’s – 15/5/2019 for £20.00.


Gaston, Roy (1937)   

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Goats in the Glens” watercolour drawing (14″ x 21″), sold at Ross’s – 9/11/2016 for £500.00.

Fox Gloves on the River Dun” oil on canvas (16″ x 20″), sold at Ross’s – 10/4/2019 for £340.00.

“Gaston’s Glynnes: Precious Moments in the Glens of Antrim”  by Roy Gaston and Olly McGilloway. Published by the Archway Gallery (Belfast) 1994.

Artist Roy Gaston and writer Olly McGilloway invite the reader to share their walks through the nine Glens of Antrim. With more than 30 paintings and 40 line drawings of wildlife. Copies still available online.


Gatt, Bill

www.billgatt.ie


Gault, George (1916-2001)

Born in Belfast.

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Near Atlantic Drive, Co.Donegal” dated 1951, oil on canvas (20″ x 30″), sold at Christies – 3/9/2008 for £1,875.

George Gault

The Mourne Mountains” (6″ x 14″) watercolour drawing, sold at Ross’s – 3/12/2014 for £60.00.


Gavin, Elaine  

Elaine Gavin is an artist living in Ennis County Clare. She is a primary school teacher and has always had a keen love of painting. She featured in `RTE’s Painting the Nation 2017‘. Elaine paints animals, landscapes and portraits. She is a member of Inis Artists and her work is exhibited in many places around Munster.

Poulnabrone Dolmen on the Burren, Co.Clare“.

 

Left to right:Family“; and a picture for the Darkness into Light exhibition titled “Hope“.

More of Elaine’s work may be seen here: Elaine Gavin Artist


Gaw, Rosemary

Artist from Bangor, County Down.

Reflections, Strangford Lough” watercolour drawing (9.5″ x 8.5″) sold at Ross’s – 21/3/2018 for £30.


Geddes, Wilhelmina Margaret (1887 – 1955)

Wilhelmina Geddes was born in County Leitrim and was educated at Methodist College, Belfast; the Belfast School of Art and the Metropolitan School of Art, Dublin.

The artist and sculptor Rosamund Praeger recognised her talent and brought some of her watercolours to an exhibition in Dublin, where they were brought to the attention of Sarah Purser. She became a member of Sarah Purser’s Studio of Ecclesiastical Art – An Tur Gloine. 

As well as being one of the first of the Dublin stained glass artists, she designed book-jackets, book plates, stamps, posters and illustrated books. She exhibited at the Society of Scottish Arts; the Ulster Academy and at the British Empire Exhibition at Wembley in 1924/25…


Geddis, Cecil

Whitewashed Cottage” oil on board (9″ x 9″), sold at Ross’s – 6/2/2013 for £100.00.


Geddis, Pearl (d.2017)

Northern Irish artist.

Bringing Daisy home” watercolour drawing (14″ x 18″), unsold at Ross’s – 31/8/2016.


Geoghegan, Henry Thomas (1839 – 1920)

Dublin born amateur artist. A civil engineer who spent his working life on Indian railways before retiring to Ireland. Exhibited at the RHA (1911/14) from an address at Eversham, Stillorgan, Co.Dublin.

Harold’s X, Dublin) dated 1915, watercolour (13.5″ x 10″) – depicting two young boys and their dog crossing the stepping-stones over the river Poddle at Harold’s Cross, Dublin – sold on eBay – 30/3/2018 for £100.00.


Geoghegan, Kathrine

www.kathrinegeoghegan.gallery


Geoghegan, Trevor (1946)

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Dragon Fly Cushions” oil on panel (dated 1978) – sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 5/2016 for €420.00.

Thomas Street Church: seen from Guinness’s, 2001” oil on canvas (28″ x 38″), sold at Sheppard’s – 30/4/2019 for €2,000.


Gibney, Arthur RHA (1931 – 2006)

Trinity College” watercolour (18″ x 12″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 18/9/2017 for €360.00.


Gibson, Colin (1948) 

Colin Gibson was born in Belfast and worked with the Belfast Telegraph as a graphic designer before he decided to become a full-time artist at the age of twenty-six. His first solo exhibition was held at the Nelson Bell Gallery in 1968. Gibson’s work has travelled to places as far away as Canada, America and Australia and can be easily recognised for its true depiction of Ireland. His paintings are all painted ‘en plein air’ which create a realistic atmosphere for the viewer.

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University Road, Belfast” oil on board.

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O’Connell Street Bridge, Dublin“, and “Trinity College, Dublin” both (9″ x 14″) oil on board.

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Clows, Princes Dock Street, Belfast” oil on board (14″ x 20″), unsold at Adam’s – 28/9/2016.

  

Left to right:The Grand Canal, Venice” oil on board (15″ x 15″), sold at Ross’s – 3/5/2017 for £220.00; and “The Harbour, Clifden, Connemara” oil on canvas (12″ x 16″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 14/8/2017 for €200.00.

 

Left to right:Christchurch Cathedral, Dublin” oil on board (11″ x 15″), sold at Dolan’s – 8/2018 for €300.00; and “Upper Merrion Street, Dublin” oil on board (13.5″ x 17.5″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 10/12/2018 for €320.00.

Carrickfergus Castle” pencil on paper (7″ x 10″), unsold at Ross’s – 10/4/2019.


Gifford, Grace (1888 – 1955)

Grace Gifford attended the Dublin Metropolitan School of Art, where she studied under the Irish artist William Orpen, and later at the Slade. She was a cartoonist, caricaturist and illustrator, and was active in the Republican movement. She married Joseph Plunkett, one of the leaders of the 1916 Rising, a few hours before he was executed.


Gilchrist, David

Irish Thatched Cottages” watercolour drawing (10″ x 13″), unsold at Ross’s – 10/10/2018.


Gildea, Joe

The Style, Ballycastle” acrylic on canvas (9″ x 12″), unsold at Ross’s – 12/6/2019.


Gillespie, George K (1924 – 1995) 

Born in Belfast, he attended the Belfast College of Art studying jewellery, silversmithing and painting.

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Left to right:The Burn near Castlederg” oil on board (14″ x 18″) sold at Ross’s – 22/6/2016 for £800.00; and “Shimna River, Kingdom of Mourne” oil on board (30″ x 40″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 5/12/2016 for €3,000.00.

Near Mulroy Bay, County Donegal” oil on canvas (24″ x 36″), sold at Whyte’s – 27/11/2017 for €1,400.

Steam Meets Sail” oil on canvas (16″ x 20″), unsold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 23/10/2017.


Glasgow, Keith

www.keithglasgowart.com


Gleeson, Dave

www.davegleeson.net

Dublin artist Dave Gleeson has worked in advertising and graphic design since leaving school.

Primarily self-taught, Dave Gleeson returned to his first love of drawing in the last 10 years concentrating mainly on Portraiture in pencil and pastel – both mediums he prefers for the detail they can bring to his work.


Gleeson, Evelyn (1844 – 1955)

Born in Knutsford, Cheshire she moved to Athlone with her parents when she was 15-years-old. She continued her education in England and later trained to be a teacher before going on to study portraiture and design. More to follow…

Noted for her pastel portraits and watercolour landscapes.


Glenavy,  Lady Beatrice RHA (1881 – 1970)

Born Beatrice Moss Elvery.

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Woman with Children and Lamb in a Garden” oil on canvas (24″ x 16″), sold at Whyte’s – 2/10/2017 for €2,400.

  

Left to right:The Irish Madonna” c.1907/10, pastel (24.5″ x 12.5″), sold at Adam’s – 27/3/2018 for €2,400; and “Homage to Matisse” oil on board (20″ x 18″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 21/5/2018 for €800.00.


Glenn, William St.John “Bill” (1904 – 1974)

Belfast born painter, cartoonist and occasional comics artist. He studied at the Belfast School of Art. By the time he was 16, his first illustrations were being published in the sports paper Ireland’s Saturday Night. This motivated him to not opt for a career in medicine, but go ahead and draw cartoons.

He is best remembered for such daily comics as ‘Oscar’ (1926), ‘Dorothea’ (1936-1939) and his ‘Ballyscunnion’ (1938-1969) cartoons. He was also the final artist to draw ‘Teddy Tail’ for the Daily Mail.


Glennie, James

Self-taught Belfast artist who likes to paint in a Lowryesque style amongst other things.

The Beach” oil on canvas (16″ x 20″) for sale on eBay 7/7/2017 here.


Glynn, Gerry 

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Left to right:Afternoon Rush, College Green” oil on board (10″ x 14″), unsold at Gormley’s 23/11/2016; and “Sunlit Moment, Hibernian Hotel, Kilkenny” 2007, oil on canvas (18″ x 14″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 5/3/2018 for €650.00.


Glynn, Judy

www.judyglynn.com


Goff, Patrick (-2016)

Retired Garda Sergeant who lived in Swinford, County Mayo.

More information would be gratefully appreciated!


Goldberg, David 


Gordon William, R RUA (1882 – 1955)

Bridge at Ballydrain” oil on board (15″ x 20″), unsold at Whyte’s – 11/3/2015.


Goti, Ronan (1978)

www.ronangoti.com

Ronan Goti was born in Dublin and studied fine art in Ballyfermot Senior Art College from 1996 to 1999 before attending NCAD in 2000. After a further 2 years of self study he began exhibiting in mid 2002 while regularly attending life drawing sessions at the RHA.

Breaking Waves, Portmarnock” oil on card, sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 19/11/2012 for €900.00.


Goulding, Noel

  

Left to right:The Spire, 2006” acrylic on canvas board (23″ x 11.5″); and ”Jammet’s Restaurant, Dublin” acrylic on canvas (18″ x 24″).


Goulding, Tim (1945)

www.timgoulding.com

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Autumn Fields, West Cork” acrylic on canvas (16″ x 20″), sold at Whyte’s – 12/6/2001 for €2,793 including buyer’s premium.


Goulet, Yann Renard RHA (1914 – 1999)

View of the Carlisle Bridge and Dargle River, Bray” oil on canvas (21″ x 25″), sold at Whyte’s – 30/5/2016 for €950.00.


Gourley, George (1958) 

www.visualtestaments.co.uk

Maghera, County Londonderry” watercolour drawing (8″ x 11″), sold at Ross’s – 10/4/2019 for £140.00.


Gracey, Theodore J RUA (1895 – 1959)

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Marble Hill Bay, Co.Donegal” watercolour (9″ x 14″), sold at Bigwood Fine Art Auctioneers – 26/7/2013 for £130.00.

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Donegal landscape, c.1939” oil on panel (11″ x 16″), unsold at Whyte’s – 17/7/2017.

Thatched Cottage” watercolour (19.5″ x 26″), sold at Sean Eacrett’s Auctions – 16/7/2019 for €200.00.


Graham, Barbara (1946)

Untitled landscape, oil on canvas (11.5″ x 15.5″), sold at Sheppard’s (Durrow) – 26/9/2017 for €160.00.


Graham, Carol PPRUA (1951)

www.carolgraham.com

Satin Skirt with Two Apples” oil on canvas (19.5″ x 23.5″), sold at Adam’s – 27/9/2017 for €600.00.


Grainger Hunt, Rachel

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Bathing, Donegal” acrylic on board (8″ x 10″). Unsold at Ross’s – 10/8/2016.


Granville, Geraldine

Dublin artist.


Grattan, George (1787 – 1819)

Brother of William – below.


Grattan, William (fl.1809 – 1821)

Near Ballycastle watercolour, sold at Victor Mee Auctions – 20/3/2019 for €35.00.


Gray, Barry John

Self taught artist from County Armagh.


Gray, Philip

Cork born artist.

www.philipgray.com


Gray, Reginald (1930 – 2013)

Portrait artist.


Gray, Sam

Northern Irish artist.

Glen River and Mourne Mountains” acrylic (12″ x 16″).


Greaney, Tom (1927 – 2017)

Tom Greaney

Dooega Coast, Achill, Co.Mayo” oil on canvas board (19.5″ x 23.5″), sold at Dolan’s (Connemara Auction – Aug.2016) for €350.00.

The Salmon Leap” oil on canvas (24″ x 32″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 13/3/2017 for €280.00.

Curragh Chase, County Limerick” oil on board (14″ x 20″), sold at Ross’s – 11/10/2017 for £340.00.


Greig, Neal (1965) 

www.nealgreig.com

Born in Belfast. Attended Edinburgh College of Art.

Neal Grieg

Summer Meadow” oil on board (27″ x 27″), sold at Dolan’s (Connemara Auction – Aug.2016) for €1,350.00.

Malinbeg” 2013, oil on canvas (27″ x 27″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 5/3/2018 for €1,200.


Grey, Charles RHA (1808 – 1892) 

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A Chestnut Hunter in a Landscape with Sugar Loaf beyond from the Grounds of Powerscourt Estate” oil on canvas (19″ x 26″), sold at Mealy’s Kilfane House sale – 4/10/2016 for €700.00.


Grey, E. L. Alfred RHA (1845 – 1926)

Son of Charles Grey (above) and known for his pastoral scenes.

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View from Shanganagh, Co.Dublin” oil on canvas (14″ x 20″), sold at Whyte’s – 16/9/2003 for €2,800.

A Kid in a Landscape” oil on paper (7″ x 10.5″), sold at Adam’s – 27/3/2019 for €600.00


Grey, James RHA (d.1886)

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Farmyard Scene” oil on canvas (14.5″ x 20.5″) dated 1878, sold at Fonsie Mealy’s – 8/3/2017 for €1,900.00.


Grierson, Charles MacIver (1864 – 1939) 

Cork born artist.

Evening Entertainment” watercolour (23″ x 34″), unsold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 14/8/2018.


Griffin, Bill (1947)

www.billgriffinart.com


Griffin, Kieran (1941) 

Gone Fishing” oil on board (5″ x 7″), sold at Ross’s – 5/9/2018 for £50.


Griffith, Patricia (1912 – 1973) 

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River scene with Children and oil-drums” oil on canvas (28″ x 36″), sold at Whyte’s 19/9/2006 for €9.800.


Grimes, Helena

www.helenagrimes.com

County Longford born artist and illustrator now based in Limerick.


Grimes, Paul

The artist studied at the Limerick School of Art and Design under Thomas Ryan (PPRHA) and Patrick McEvoy.

Farmyard Scene” watercolour.


Grogan, Anthony (fl.1920-1930)

Anthony Grogan studied at the School of Art, Dublin and exhibited at the RHA in the years 1929 and 1931. Ref: Whytes.


Grogan, Mary, (1960)

Coole Swan” pastel (15.5″ x 13″), sold at Dolan’s (Connemara Sale) – August 2017 for €150.00.


Grogan, Matt (1947)

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Left to right:Still Life – Fruit & Vase” oil on board (6″ x 8″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 23/1/2017 for €300.00; and “Cathedral Town” oil on board (5″ x 7″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 30/1/2017 for €200.00.


Grogan, Nathaniel (c.1740 – 1807)


Growney, Peter

www.petergrowney.wordpress.com


Gubbins, Beatrice Edith (1878 – 1944)


Guihan, Gemma

www.gemmaguihan.com

Painter and Sculptor based in Mountmellick, Co.Laois.

The Barley and The Oats” dated 1997, oil on board (11″ x 16.5″), sold at Sean Eacrett’s (Doyle’s Schoolhouse Sale) – 1/10/2017 for €460.00.


Guilfoyle, Josephine

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Kauto Star” oil on canvas (30″ x 24″) unsold Ross’s 6/11/2013.

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Ted and Red” oil on canvas (18″ x 23″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 30/1/2017 for €80.00.

www.josephineguilfoylepainter.com


Guilfoyle, Paul (1950)

Paul Guilfoyle

Burst of light, Doolagh, Co.Mayo” oil on canvas (20″ x 30″), sold at Dolan’s (Connemara Auction – Aug.2016) for €925.00.

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Left to right:Moonlight” oil on canvas (11.5″ x 15.5″), sold at Dolan’s (Connemara Auction – Aug.2016) for €450.00; and “Near Killarney” oil on canvas (20″ x 30″), sold at Whyte’s – 12/3/2012 for €1,900.


Guinness, Lindy (1941)

Landscape near Moulay Idriss, Morocco” dated 2000,  oil on board (8″ x 10″), sold at Woolley & Wallis, Salisbury, England – 29/11/2017 for £800.00.


Guinness, Mary Catherine “May” (1863 – 1955) 

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Boats in Harbour” watercolour (11″ x 8″) sold at Adam’s – 1/10/2014 for €1,400.

Canalside Houses” watercolour (11.5″ x 13.5″), sold at Adam’s – 3/12/2014 for €500.00.


Guinness, Mary Jane Grattan (1805 – 1870)

Ireland’s Eye, Howth” watercolour drawing, sold Whyte’s – 15/12/2007 for €260.00.


Gunning, Tony (1954)

www.tonygunningfineart.com

Tony Gunning has been a professional artist since 2000.

Following his sell-out debut at the Davis Gallery, Dublin, in 2002 he has had twelve solo shows and has exhibited at numerous group shows including RA, RHA and RUA annual exhibitions.

In 2007 he won the Curator’s Award and the Bank of Ireland Emerging Artist Award at EV+A (Ireland’s pre-eminent contemporary arts showcase).

Internationally he has exhibited solo at the European Parliament, Brussels and was part of the Irish representation at the Florence Biennale 2005. He is a regular exhibitor at the Llewellyn Alexander Gallery in London. His paintings are included in many corporate and private collections worldwide.

Tony’s work defies labels and ranges from small local scenes to very large scale contemporary realism but blue skies, bright colour, stark contrast and irregular perspective are recurring style motifs.

After the Rain” acrylic on canvas (17″ x 21″) – available from the artist here.

    

Left to right:East Pier Bandstand” acrylic on canvas (12″ x 14″); “Cut Bog” acrylic on canvas (12″ x 16″); and “Fek Off Crows” acrylic on canvas (8″ x 10″).

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