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Pain, Vida


Shops/Petrol Stop” acrylic on board (7″ x 11″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 26/6/2017 for €320.00.

Palm, Brian (1957)   

Brian Palm was born in Hartford, Connecticut in 1957 and moved to Dublin in 1977 to attend the National College of Art and Design.

The Sentinel at Dawn” 2006, mixed media on board (18.5″ x 22.5″), unsold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 2/10/2018.

Parker, Richard Dunscombe (c.1805 – 1881)

See Wildlife page here.

Parsons, Lady Alicia (1815 – 1885)

Daughter of the 2nd Earl of Rosse and talented watercolourist.

Parsons, Annie M 

Ross Castle, Killarney” watercolour drawing (11″ x 30″), sold at Ross’s – 7/12/2016 for £10.00.

Pat, Andy 

Warm Barn” oil on board (10″ x 16″), unsold at Ross’s – 29/3/2017.

Wandering Sheep visit the Dark Hedges” oil on board (10″ x 16″), sold at Ross’s – 29/3/2017 for £160.00.

Andy Pat’s Wandering Sheep, Booze Cruise” oil on canvas (12″ x 16″), sold at Ross’s – 13/2/2019 for £90.00.

Andy Pat’s Wandering Sheep, The Tasters” oil on board (7″ x 12″), sold at Ross’s – 13/2/2019 for £70.00.

Patterson, Nina


Patterson, R M (1866 – 1951)

A Cottage Kitchen, County Mayo” dated 1930, gouache (15″ x 21″), sold at Sworders Auction (Essex) – 27/6/2017 for £160.00.

Patton, Eric RHA (1925 – 2004)  

Strand Road, Dingle” watercolour (11.5″ x 16.5″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 14/8/2018 for €220.00.

Patton, Marcus RUA OBE (1948)

May Time, Belmont School“.

Paul, Darren (1944)

Born in Belfast.

Darren Paul

Crookhaven, West Cork” dated 2003, acrylic on board (“13 x 19”) sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 2/8/2016 for €400.00.

Paul, Darren

Port Salon, Co.Donegal” oil on board (12″ x 20″), sold at Gormley’s – 13/9/2016 for £120.00.

Pearson, Peter (1954)  


Start of the Galway Hookers Race, Kilronan Pier” dated 1991 and painted en plein air, oil on canvas (23″ x 29″) – sold at Whyte’s on 12/3/2012 for €660.00.

Drimnagh Castle” oil painting – from a Christmas card published by the artist.

Looking South to the Wicklow Mountains from Sutton” dated 1988, oil on board (16″ x 20¾”), sold at Adam’s – 29/3/2017 for €950.00.

Winter Evening, Dame Street” oil on board (20″ x 15.5″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 22/1/2018 for €800.00.

Pennefather, George R S (1905 – 1967)

The landscape painter George Pennefather was born in 1905 at Kilworth, Co Cork.


The Dublin Bookshop, 32 Bachelors Walk” dated 1942, pen and ink with watercolour (11″ x 14.5″), sold at Whyte’s – 4/3/2013 for €850.00.

Perry, Rae

Peters, David

A Belfast artist.


River Bann” watercolour sold at Ross’s 25/1/2012 – £60.00

David Peters final  Peters, David

Left to right:Tied up for the Evening” oil on card (11″ x 15″); and “Gone Sailing” watercolour drawing (11″ x 15″).

Petters, Yanny


Botanical artist.

Pettigrew, Stanley (1927) 


Ben Bulben and island on Lough Gill” oil on board (20″ x 30″).


Left to right:The Barley Field” oil on board (20″ x 16″), unsold at de Vere’s (Ballybrack House Sale) – 3/12/2017; and “Seascape” oil on board (15.5″ x 21.5″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 14/8/2018 for €220.00.

Phelan, Pat (1927 – 2011)


Gentlemen and Horses on a Bend in the Road” oil on canvas (18″ x 24″), unsold at Whyte’s – 24/10/2016.

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The Royal Canal” and “Dublin Castle” a pair of watercolours, each (14″ x 22″), sold at Fonsie Mealy’s – 8/3/2017 for €300.

Phillips, John James (c.1842 – 1936)

Cork born architect, draughtsman and watercolourist.

Belfast Castle” watercolour (14″ x 20″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 25/9/2017 for €260.00.

Philpott, Luke (- 2012)  

Cork artist.

Trinity Presbyterian Church, Summerhill North” dated 1975, oil on canvas (29.5″ x 19.5″), sold at Woodward’s – 1/12/2018 for €50.00.

Pieters, Dee


Pilkington, Joe (1940 – 1999)

Best known for his stage performances and his TV role as Eamon Maher, the traveller, in RTE’s rural drama series “The Riordans”. Joe Pilkington was originally from Barna, Co.Galway and on retirement moved back to Oughterard and devoted much of his time to painting which he sold privately.


Landscape in the West”  (1974) oil on canvas (15″ x 30″)  sold at Dolan’s Clifden Sale – 5/8/2013 for €100.00.

figures on a beach PILK

Figures on a beach” (1976)  oil on board sold at Dolan’s Clifden Sale – 5/8/2013 for €225.00.

A Western Cottage” dated 1991, oil on canvas (24″ x 30″), sold at Dolan’s – 26/11/2017 for €60.00.

Pilson, Cupar

Cupar Pilson

On Earlies” (8″ x 11″). Available from Art and Home.

Easter Monday in Bangor” acrylic on board (16″ x 20″), sold at Ross’s – 28/6/2017 for £380.00.

Piper, Raymond RUA (1923 – 2007)

A renowned portrait painter but best remembered for his botanical paintings and book illustrations. Born in London, he moved to Northern Ireland with his family when he was six.

Norfolk  Bunratty Castle Piper pencil

Left: British Railways poster “Norfolk Broads” (1962). Right: “Bunratty Castle” pencil on paper.

Place, George (fl.1775 – 1809)

A noted miniature artist.

The son of a wholesale linen-draper of Essex Bridge, Dublin. He entered the Dublin Society’s Schools in December, 1775, and studied under F.R.West. After practising for a time in Dublin he went to London. He exhibited in the RA. He died in India c.1809. Ref: A Dictionary of Irish Artists (1913).

Portrait miniature of a Lady, wearing a white dress with high frilled lace collar and a white cap, watercolour on an ivory gold frame, 2.9″ high, sold at Chiswick Auctions, London – 12/6/2018 for  £440.00.

Ponsonby, Sarah (1943)

Cesarewitch” 1969, oil on canvas (26″ x 35.5″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 24/9/2018 for €1,200.

Porter, Eva

Eva Porter exhibited regularly with the Belfast Art Society (later the RUA) from an address on the King’s Road, Knock, in Belfast.

She was active from 1923 – 53 and worked mainly in watercolour, specialising in landscapes and garden scenes.


Headlands” watercolour drawing in my collection – purchased eBay 1/2015 for £27.00.

Headlands” postcard by Scholastic Productions – almost but not identical!

Untitled watercolour recently purchased in Sherborne (Dorset, England) for just £8.00! Probably an Irish scene but who knows. Many thanks to Chris Hobbs for supplying the image.

More pictures and bio here: On the trail of the elusive Eva Porter.

Poskitt, Frances

Botanical artist and stamp designer.

Wild Daffodil” watercolour (14.5″ x 9.5″), sold at Dolan’s ‘Clifden Auction’ – August 2014 for €100.00.

Potter, George RHA (1941-2017) 

red tulips  

Left to right:The Red Tulips” acrylic on paper (30″ x 22″), sold at Adams – 28/9/2011 for €750.00; and “Sandycove Station, County Dublin” oil on foamcore (27″ x 23″), sold at Whyte’s – 2/10/2017 for €2,000.

Potter, Julie


Pound, Adele


See Wildlife page for examples of the artist’s work.

Poutch, Jean

Power, Arthur HRHA (1891 – 1984)


Three Boats” watercolour/charcoal on paper. Sold at Morgan O’Driscolls – 2/8/2016 for €460.00.

Power, Eveleen


Power O’Malley, Michael Augustin (1878 – 1946)

Born Michael Augustin Power in Dungarvan, County Waterford.

Quay at Roundstone” oil on canvas (25″ x 29.5″), sold at Adam’s – 4/12/2012 for €7,500.

Prendergast, Bernie (1961)

Bernie Prendergast was born in Claremorris, Co Mayo and studied Fine Art at Galway Technical College and afterwards at Limerick College of Art.

The artist’s speciality is in Charcoal Portraits and occasionally in pencil, pen and wash.

Prittie, Edward ARHA (1851 – 1882)

The Gamekeeper

The Gamekeeper” oil on canvas (22″ x 20″) sold at Christies, London 19/5/2000 for £2,350.00.

Proud, Liam (1920 – 1995)  


Farmstead and Trees, Co.Dublin” oil on canvas (18″ x 20″), sold at Adam’s – 13/12/2016 for €320.00.


The Harbour at Lambay Island (County Dublin)” oil on canvas board (14″ x 18″), sold at Whyte’s – 13/6/2001 for €533.00 including buyer’s premium.

Proud, Paul (1949)

Croagh Patrick from Westport“2010, oil on board (9″ x 11”), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 2/10/2018 for €600.00.

Dalkey Island” dated 1991, oil on canvas (20″ x 35″).

Prosser, James Stanley RUA (1887 – 1959)

Born in England but moved to Northern Ireland c.1897.

Bridge Reflections s j prosser  J. Stanley Prosser - 1933 Watercolour, Coastal View - Copy  

Left to right:Bridge Reflections” (10″ x 13″) watercolour drawing which sold at Ross’s – 26/3/2014 for £40.00; “Coastal View” 1933, watercolour – Sulis Fine Art and “Sailing off the Whiterocks” watercolour drawing (20″ x 25″), unsold at Ross’s – 3/5/2017.

Prout, Paddy

Self-taught artist from County Tipperary.


Prynne, Harold Fellowes (1892?)

Possibly born in England…

The artist was at one time Diocesan Architect for Tuam Diocese, and lived at Knockglass House, Crossmolina, from 1951 until 1963.


Left to right:Road to Dereens, Co.Mayo” pastel dated 1949, and an untitled coastal scene – both on eBay from an Australian seller during June 2016.

Purser, Sarah Henrietta RHA (1848 – 1943)  

An Important Letter” dated 1882, oil on canvas (14″ x 12″), sold at Whyte’s – 28/5/2018 for €10,000.

The Life and Work of Sarah Purser by John O’Grady

Hardback published by the Four Courts Press, Dublin (1996).

Putt, Thomas  

Donegal artist.


Left to right:Van Morrison” oil on board (8″ x 6″), unsold at Ross’s – 5/9/2018; and “Luke Kelly” oil on board (9″ x 9″), sold at Ross’s – 5/12/2018 for £260.00.