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Oakley, George

County Meath artist?

Moored at Crosshaven” oil on canvas board (12″ x 16″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 25/9/2017 for €220.00.

O’Boyle, Patrick

Ó Bréartúin, Pat


Dublin born Landscape and Still Life artist.

O’Brien, Bill


O’Brien, Dermod PRHA (1865-1945)


Heading the Stooks” dated 1923, oil on canvas (29″ x 39″), sold at Adam’s – 28/9/2016 for €8,000.00.

O’Brien, Geraldine M (1922)


Still Life” watercolour (15″ x 18″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s -30/1/2017 for €400.00.


Left to right:Tulips” oil on canvas (7″ x 23″); and “Roses” oil on canvas (10″ x 14″).

O’Brien, Gretta (1933 or 1922?)

Landscape artist both traditional and abstract.


Landscape” dated 1966, oil on canvas (34″ x 36″), sold at Whyte’s – 8/3/2000 for €609.00.


“Hilltop View” dated 1978, oil on canvas (18″ x 26″) – unsold at Adam’s – 13/12/2016.

O’Brien, Jackie

Appreciation” oil on canvas (24″ x 24″).

More from the artist here: Jackie O’Brien.

O’Brien, Fr.John (1937-2013)

Wexford landscape artist and maths teacher.

Bunnacurry, Achill” oil on canvas board (18″ x 23″), sold at Dolan’s ‘Rosslare Sale‘ – 30/4/17 for €320.00.

O’Brien, Senan (1964) 

Studying the Form” dated 2002, oil on board (10″ x 15″).

O’Ceallacháin, Diarmuid (1915–1993)


Fishing the Lake” oil on board (16″ x 20″), unsold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 26/6/2017.

O’Ciobhain, Blaithin (1935)

Blaithin O’Ciobhain was born in Dublin and attended the National College of Art and Design where she studied under Keating and graduated with honours from the School of Painting in 1958. In 1960 Blaithin joined RTE where she wrote and presented “Lets Draw with Blaithin”, the world’s first televised fine arts masterclass.

Blaithin O'Ciobhain

Bowl of Fruit” still life, pastel on paper.

Ó Cíosóig, Deirdre

Ó Colmáin, Séamus (1925-1990)

The Four Courts, Dublin” oil on board (31″ x 44″), sold at Adam’s – 29/3/2006 for €4,000.

O Colmain Seamus  

Left to right:Old Doorway” oil on board (12.5″ x 15″), sold at Whyte’s – 13/3/2001 for €2,031.00; and “Gossip” watercolour (8″ x 10″).

O’Connell, John RUA (1935)

O’Connor, Declan (1957)

O’Connor, James Arthur (1792-1842)


Wicklow landscape with solitary figure” oil on canvas (14″ x 18″), sold at Whyte’s – 9/10/2001 for €5,713 including buyer’s premium.

Old Mile, Beggars Bush” watercolour (6″ x 9″), sold at Sheppard’s (Durrow) – 26/9/2017 for €750.00.

O’Connor, Jennifer


O’Connor, Patrick (1909-1997)


Jack B Yeats” oil on canvas (23.5″ x 19.5″), sold at Whyte’s – 10/10/2000 for €4,444.00.

O’Connor, Roderic (1908-2001)

O’Connor, Seán (1909-1992)


“Bridge on the Loe, Killarney” oil on board (16″ x 20″), sold at Whyte’s – 17/7/2017 for €320.00.


Fossa Shore, Lough Leine, Killarney” oil on canvas (20″ x 24″), sold at Adam’s – 13/12/2016 for €200.00.

Old Cottages, Caragh” watercolour (11″ x 15″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 15/5/2017 for €260.00.

O’Connor, Tony

O’Conor, Roderic (1860-1940)

O’Curry, Gavin


The Future’s Here to Stay” acrylic on canvas.

Ó Dálaigh, Seosamh


O’Dea, Mick PRHA (1958)


Born in Ennis, Co. Clare , Mick O’Dea studied at the National College of Art & Design, Dublin and the University of Massachusetts, Boston from 1976 to 1981. In 1997, he received an M.A. in European Fine Art from the Winchester School of Art in Barcelona and Winchester. He taught at NCAD from 1981 to 1999, and has also taught at universities in England and the U.S.

Mick O’Dea was elected a Member of the Royal Hibernian Academy in 1996 and was elected President of the Royal Hibernian Academy in 2014.

Portrait of Monica Owens” dated 1986, pastel (22″ x 15″), unsold at Whyte’s – 17/7/2017.

Odell, Isabel (c.1872-1948)


Portrait of an officer of the 4th King’s Own Regiment of Foot – copied from an earlier work, oil on canvas (31″ x 26″).

Odell, Mary (c.1903-1976)


Ardmore” oil on board (13″ x 14″), sold at Whyte’s – 24/9/2014 for €400.00.


Glencar, Kerry” oil on board (13″ x 16″) sold on eBay in November 2016.

O’Donnell, Deirdre

Deirdre O'Donnell

Killarney Lake” acrylic on board.

Caherdaniel D O'Donnell

Caherdaniel” oil on board (7″ x 9.5″).

O’Donnell, Henry C (1900-1992)

Still Life with Flowers” oil on board (17″ x 13″), unsold at Whyte’s – 17/7/2017.

O’Donnell, Simon

O'Donnell, Simon

Aftermath, West Clare” dated 2007. Oil on board (15″ x 21″)

O’Duinn, Carrie

Born in Ireland and studied at the National College of Art & Design in Dublin.

SANDYCOVE Carrie O'Duinn

Sandycove” watercolour drawing (18″ x 21″).

Carrie O'Duinn Sheltered Harbour

Sheltered Harbour” watercolour (15″ x 20″).

O’Dwyer, Pat


Morning Coffee” oil on board (10″ x 12″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 3/10/2016 for €240.00.


O’Farrell, Róisín


O’Farrell, Tom


West of Ireland Lake & Mountain Scene” oil on canvas (23″ x 30″), sold at Adams – 16/12/2014 for €150.00.

O’Grady, John


O’Hara, Anna (1940-2013)



Left to right:Rolling towards Crosshaven” oil on canvas (13.5″ x 17.5″); and  “Blackwater Reflections” oil on canvas (19.5″ x 29.5″).

O’Hara, Helen RUA (1846-1920)


Coastal Scene” watercolour (8″ x 13″), sold at Whyte’s – 10/12/2016 for €400.00.

Lismore Castle” dated 1911, watercolour (12.5″ x 21″), sold at Whyte’s – 2/10/2017 for €1,400.

O’Hara, Patrick


O’Hara, Quinton

Belfast artist.

Fox & Cub” oil on canvas (20″ x 16″), sold at Ross’s – 6/12/2017 for £180.00.


Don Sebastian” (2016) oil on canvas, unsold at Ross’s – 10/8/2016.

O’Hare, Jack

Waterford artist.

O’Kane, Elizabeth

Elizabeth O’Kane is an award winning sculptor and painter, originally from Northern Ireland, now working in Dublin. Her work follows the realist tradition.


O’Kane, Joe

The G.N.R.Railway, Great Victoria St., Belfast” watercolour drawing (12″ x 16″).


Left to right:The Royal Hippodrome” pen & ink drawing with watercolour wash (15″ x 11″), sold at Ross’s – 6/2/2013 for £100.00; and “The Imperial Cinema” pen & ink drawing with watercolour wash (13″ x 11″), sold at Ross’s – 6/2/2013 for £200.00.

O’Keefe, Niall

O’Keeffe, Deborah

Deborah O’Keeffe Paintings of Ireland

O’Keeffe, John (c.1797-1838)

Born in Fermoy, Co.Cork of humble parentage, O’Keeffe began painting at an early age and was apprenticed to a coach painter. He began painting scenes for local theatres, working his way up to religious pictures for local Roman Catholic churches.

O’Kelly, James Aloysius(1853-1936)

The Irish landscape artist, figurative painter and orientalist Aloysius O’Kelly was born in Dublin.

Expectation Adams  A Load of Turf O'Kelly

Left to right: “Expectation” oil on canvas (29″ x 24″) sold at Adams – 10/6/2009 for €59,000.00; and “A Load of Turf, Connemara” oil on canvas sold at Sothebys in 2008.


Mass in a Connemara Cabin” was exhibited in the Paris Salon in 1884 and received much praise but subsequently disappeared for the next 100 years before turning up in a church presbytery in Edinburgh. It is now on long-term loan to the National Gallery of Ireland.

O’Kennedy, Leon (1900-1979)


Untitled watercolour (10″ x 16″) sold at Eastbourne Auctions, UK – 21/3/2016 for just £45.00.

Untitled watercolour sold at Keighery’s, Waterford – 18/9/2017 for €85.00.

Parknasilla” watercolour (11″ x 18″), purchased after auction from Keighery’s, (Waterford) Oct.2017.

O’Mahony, Maureen

O’Malley, Cathal (1965)

I am a self-taught artist and have been painting for over twenty years. I live in Connemara, a beautiful part of west Galway in Ireland and I am inspired by the beautiful landscapes and the ever changing light. My work has been bought all over the world and can be found on my website below.

Cathal O'Malley Connemara light

Connemara Light“.


and on Facebook here.

O’Malley, James (c.1816-1888)

Portrait artist.

O’Meara, Frank (1853-1888)

O'Meara, Frank , 1853-1888; Autumnal SorrowsAutumnal Sorrows” – in the collection of the Ulster Museum.

O’Murnaghan, Art (1875–1953)

Spirits of the Storm” watercolour (11″ x 17″), sold at Fonsie Mealy’s – 8/3/2017 for €850.00.

O’Neill, Daniel (1920-1954)

O’Neill, Henry (1798-1880)

Born in Clonmel, Co.Tipperary. Archaeologist and painter.

O’Neill, Honora


O’Neill, Hugh (1959)

St.Patrick’s Country, Co.Down” oil on canvas (20″ x 24″).

O’Neill,J J

J J O'NEILL 2  J J O'NEILL  oneill-j-j

Left to right:Harvest Time near Connemara” oil on canvas (16″ x 20″) sold at Ross’s 10/8/2016 for £60; “Delphi, Connemara” and “Near Ballycastle, County Antrim” oil on board (8″ x 10″), sold at Ross’s – 1/3/2017 for £30.

O’Neill, Mark (1963)


Festive Drawing Room” oil on board (23″ x 23″), unsold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 24/10/2016.


Left to right:Galvanised Red” oil on board (17″ x 22″), sold at Adam’s – 28/9/2016 for €4,400.00; and “The National Gallery, Dublin” 2003, oil on board (22″ x 28″), sold at Whyte’s – 2/10/2017 for €7,500.

O’Neill, Michael (1930)


Donegal Landscape” oil on canvas (23″ x 29″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 23/1/2017 for €460.00.

O’Neill Gallagher, Frederick (fl.1906-1917)


Cherry Blossoms” oil on canvas (9″ x 13″), sold at Whyte’s – 10/12/2016 for €480.00.

O’Reilly, Iwona Nartowska (1974)

O’Reilly, Joseph  AHRA (1865-1893)

O'Reilly, Joseph

A Tinsmith at Work” oil on canvas (43.5″ x 56″) sold at Adams – 2/12/2015 for €10,000.00.

O’Reilly, Kathryn (1927-2012)

Bluebell Wood Kathryn O'Reilly

Bluebell Wood” (2006)

O’Reilly-Hynes, Geraldine

O’Rourke Dickey, Edward Montgomery  CBE (1894-1977)

Belfast born wood engraver and painter.

Orpen, Bea HRHA (1913-1980)

Born in Carrickmines, County Dublin, Bea Orpen was a landscape and portrait painter. She studied at the Metropolitan School of Art, Dublin before becoming an Art Teacher. The niece of Sir William Orpen, she played an instrumental role in establishing Drogheda Municipal Gallery of Art. She was made an honorary member of the RHA in 1980.


Cottages at Clogher” watercolour sold at James Adams 1/6/16 – €700.00.

orpen-bea  orpen-bea-ebay

Left to right:Mayo Sky” gouache on paper (9″ x 12″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 3/10/2016 for €260.00; and an untitled seascape, gouache on paper (14″ x 19.5″) sold on eBay – 6/2/2017 for £120.00.

In an Ipswich Garden” dated 1949, gouache on buff coloured paper (9″ x 9″), sold at Whyte’s – 3/4/2017 for €700.00.

Orpen, Richard Caulfield (1863-1938)

An architect and painter, and the elder brother of William Orpen (1878–1931). He exhibited at the Royal Hibernian Academy from 1888 and showed works every year from 1906-36.


September Morning: Carrickmines Golf Links” watercolour (9″ x 13″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 2/12/2013 for €700.00.

Orpen, William Sir (1878-1931)

ORPEN  William Orpen  orpen-william

Left to right: Portrait of Sir Robert Williams – oil on canvas (40¼” x 33¾”) sold at James Adams 1/6/16 – €8,000. Portrait of William Martin Murphy – oil on canvas (50″ x 40″) sold at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury (Donnington Priory, Newbury, England) 6/4/2016 – £39,000 and Self-Portrait (1912) oil on canvas (24″ x 20″), sold at Adam’s – 7/12/2016 for €110,000.


A postcard featuring a soldier of the South Irish Horse from a drawing by Major Sir William Orpen A.R.A. (Ministry of Information). Orpen was already a much acclaimed artist by the time he joined the Army as a 2nd Lieutenant in 1916. He was soon promoted to Major, and when the Department of Information offered him the chance to work in France for three weeks ‑ he took it and stayed for three years.

Orpen: Mirror to an Age by Bruce Arnold

Published by Jonathan Cape (1982), hardback, 448 pp with many illustrations.

O’Ryan, Fergus RHA (1911-1989)  

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Left to right:Near Clifden, Connemara” oil on canvas (12″ x 22″); and “Dublin Market” watercolour (16″ x 12″), sold at Adam’s – 28/9/2016 for €400.00 and €570.00 respectively.

The Lake at Blessington, County Wicklow” oil on board (15.5″ x 23.5″), unsold at Whyte’s – 23/10/2017.

Ballycorus, Co.Dublin – with the Lead Mines” oil on board (15″ x 17″), sold at Adam’s – 27/9/2017 for €520.00.

Osborn, Raymond

Raymond Osborn

Old Farm Yard” watercolour (12″ x 16″). Sold at Adams – 12/6/2016 for €260.00.


Osborne, Dennis H ARUA (1919-2016)

Saffron Trawler, Portavogie” oil on canvas (20″ x 24″), sold at Ross’s – 27/5/2015 for £360.00.

Osborne, Walter Frederick RHA ROI (1859-1903)


Nathaniel Hone, RHA” oil painting, from the book Irish Life and Landscape by J Crampton Walker. It was the last portrait to be painted by the artist who died from pneumonia soon afterwards aged just 44. Apparently the painting was adjudged the best representation of Hone by those that knew him.

Osborne, William RHA (1823-1901)

Osborne, William

Let us be Friends” oil on canvas (18″ x 14″). Sold at Adams – 4/12/2012 for €8,000.00.

O’Shea, Henry (1833 – 1907)

Born in Cork, Henry O’Shea studied Art at the Cork School and then moved to Limerick to work at the School of Arts & Crafts. Later he established himself as a photographer and portrait painter at 117, O’Connell Street in the city.

He painted many religious and other notable figures of the day including Charles Stewart Parnell (below). He remained in Limerick and died at his premises on O’Connell Street on the 4th June 1907. Judging by the ‘who’s who’ of people that attended his funeral he was a very well respected member of the community.

Portrait of Parnell, oil on board (44.5″ x 33.5″) – Wexford County Council Art Collection.

O’Shea, Róisín

The Queen’s Pub, Dalkey, Co.Dublin” watercolour (9″ x 12.5″).


Left to right:Malahide Castle, Co.Dublin” watercolour (11.5″ x 14.5″); and a John Hinde postcard of Blarney Castle and Durty Nelly’s Pub.

Spaniard Pub, Kinsale, Co. Cork” watercolour (8.5″ x 11″).

O’Sullivan, Frank (1977)

In the Park  frank  osullivan-frank  

Left to right:In the Park” (35″ x 23″); and “The Voyage” both oil on canvas (31″ x 23″). Sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 2/8/2016 for €120.00 and €280.00 respectively;  “Cappuccino Girl” oil on canvas (24″ x 18″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 3/10/2016 for €100.00 and finally “Winter Street” acrylic on canvas (39″ x 30″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 13/3/2017 for €460.00.

O’Sullivan, Katie (1959)


O’Sullivan, Marie

Lady’s View, Killarney” oil on canvas board (11″ x 17″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 6/11/2017 for €120.00.

O’Sullivan, Seán RHA (1906-1964)


Overlooking Calary Bay at Sunset” oil on board (17″ x 19″), unsold at Adam’s – 7/12/2016.

O’Toole, Laurence (1968)


Overend, David (1932)


The Delphi Fishery, Galway” oil on canvas (20″ x 30″) sold at Ross’s – 10/8/2016 for £260.00.


Left to right:Near Roundstone, Connemara” oil on canvas board (10″ x 16″), unsold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 30/1/2017;  and “Muckish from Innisbofin Island, Co.Donegal” oil on board (6″ x 9″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 6/11/2017 for €320.oo.

Overy, Richard