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Sadler II, William (1782 – 1839)


Maritime scene with Martello Tower and Tall Ships” oil on panel (9″ x 13″).


A View over Dublin Bay Looking Towards Howth, Ireland’s Eye and Lamb Bay, with Frascati in the foreground, together with figures and animals. Oil on panel (19″ x 31″), sold at Adam’s (Townley Hall Sale) – 11/10/2016 for €11,700.00.

A View of Dublin Castle from Dame Street. Oil on panel (8″ x 12.5″), unsold at Whyte’s – 1/10/2018.

Bullock Castle, Dalkey” oil on panel (8″ x 10.5″), unsold at Adam’s – 27/3/2019.

Salkeld, Cecil fFrench ARHA (1904 – 1969)

A Walk in Glencree” oil on pencil on canvas (13″ x 9.5″), sold at de Vere’s – 12/4/2005 for €1,500.

Salter, Julie

Achill Island” oil on board (14″ x 26″), sold at Oceans Global Auctions, Belfast – 26/12/2020 for £50.00.

Sanlon, Helen


Sanquest, Frank (1912 – 2007)

Sanquest, Kevin (1941 – 2013)


Mahon Point Market” dated 2011, oil on canvas (24″ x 30″). Sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 2/8/2016 for €260.00.

Saunders, Terry F

Roundstone Harbour” oil on canvas (16″ x 24″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 14/8/2018 for €260.00.

Saunders, V

Saunders, V

West Cork Coastline” 1990, oil on canvas (24″ x 30″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 31/5/2021 for €600.00.

Scally, Caroline (1886 – 1973)

1798 Comm at Donard 1938 oil in board

1798 Commemorations at Donard, Co.Wicklow” (1938) oil on wood panel. Sold by Aspire Auctions, Cleveland, USA for $1,200.

Woodland Village Scene” oil on board (15.5″ x 19.5″), sold at Criterion Auctioneers, Islington, London – 30/4/2018 for £320.00.

Left to right:Ruins in Landscape” oil on board (14.5″ x 21″), sold at Adams – 24/2/2019 for €570.00; and “Dolmen” oil on board (12″ x 16.5″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 25/11/2019 for €280.00.

Scampton, Brian

Donegal based artist who specialises in painting Irish rural and coastal scenery in acrylics and oils.


Three Sheep Grazing on a Hillside near a Ruined Homestead overlooking Kinnegoe Bay“. Acrylic on MDF board.

Scanlan, John Joseph “Jack” (1896 – 1986)

The artist was born in Dublin, attending both Belvedere and Clongowes Wood colleges. Later he worked in London where he also studied at the Slade School of Fine Art.

Apparently, he remained an amateur artist throughout his life and never exhibited his work.

Below – a small selection of his work that has been sold on eBay over the last couple of years.


Dungaire Castle 31 pounds The Old Man and the Sea 72 pounds

Left to right:Pyramids“; “Dunguaire Castle” and “The Old Man and the Sea“.

Scanlan, Robert Richard (1801 – 1876)

Richard Scanlan 900 euros  R R Scanlan

Left to right:Sleeping Partner” (11.5″ x 14.5″) oil on panel sold at Whyte’s 30/11/2015 for €900.00; and an untitled equestrian portrait (21″ x 29″) oil on canvas.

Coming to the Scratch” oil on panel (3.5″ x 12.5″), sold at Woolley & Wallis, Wiltshire – 6/3/2019 for £2,200.

On Her Majesty’s Service” dated 1859,  oil on canvas (16.5″ x 24″).

Scanlon, Joan

Joan Scanlon studied painting in India where she held her first exhibition and she now lives in Keel on Achill Island. Ref: old label on back of painting.

Scanlon, Joan

Achill ” mixed media on silk (9.5″ x 12″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 3/5/2022 for €140.00.

Scanlon, R R (1826 – 1864)

Portrait of William Henry Barry, J.P. of Ballinw..? Rockmills, Co. Cork, age 24” coloured chalks (14″ x 10″), sold at Fonsie Mealy’s – 8/3/2017 for €120.00.

Schwatschke, John (1943) 

John Schwatschke is an Irish-born portrait painter of Austro-Irish parents.

Marriage of Convenience

Marriage of Convenience” dated 2011, oil on canvas (29.5″ x 39.5″), sold at Dolan’s (Connemara Auction – Aug.2016) for €1,275.

Right of Way, Mullinavat, County Kilkenny” dated 2016, oil on canvas (24″ x 30″), sold at Whyte’s – 17/7/2017 for €680.00.

Up Against the Law II” , oil on canvas (20.5″ x 24″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 30/9/2019 for €700.00.

The Auld Chipper“, oil on canvas (24″ x 30”), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 20/4/2020 for €2,000.

Scott, Pauline

Beach at Mannin, Connemara” 1999, watercolour (14.5″ x 21.5″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 15/6/2020 for €200.00.

Scott, Pauline

Sandycove” watercolour (14.5″ x 20.5″), unsold at Mullen’s, Bray – 7/6/2021.

Scott, Tom 


Scullin, Anne (1958)

Northern Irish artist.

Holly” acrylic on board (47″ x 34.5″).

Scully, Harry (c.1863 – 1935) 


The Rick-Yard” (1908)  watercolour (22″ x 26″) sold at Whyte’s – 11/3/2015 for €480.00.

Scully, Jim


Sealy, Una RHA


Seaton, Mark


Seavers, Melanie “Mitzi” (1948 – 2016)

Sloes on a branch” watercolour (15.5″ x 19″), sold at Mealy’s – 24/2/2020 for €260.00.

Sedgwick, Nicola


Sefton, John

Any information about this artist – please!


Left to right:High Street, Belfast” watercolour drawing (10″ x 14″), sold at Ross’s – 10/8/2016 for £80.00; and “Wine Cellar Entry, Belfast” watercolour drawing (14″ x 10″), sold at Ross’s – 3/5/2017 for £10.00.

Sellar, Robert Gordon ARUA (1920 – 2010)

Scottish-born printmaker known for his woodcuts, linocuts and stained glass windows. He moved to Northern Ireland as a boy and was educated at Belfast College of Art. For a time he taught in schools in Derry and Antrim, and for many years was adviser in art education to the North-Eastern Education Board before retiring in 1984. A number of his works are held in the Flowerfield Arts Centre in Portstewart, which he donated. He also designed the stained glass windows for Castlerock Presbyterian Church. He is represented in the collection of the British Council.


Left to right:Waterfall II, Downhill Forest” watercolour drawing (10″ x 7″), sold at Ross’s – 7/9/2016 for £50.00; and “Killowen Parish Church, Coleraine” watercolour drawing (7″ x 9″), sold at Ross’s – 9/10/2019 for £50.00.

Sellar, Robert Gordon

Lino print of a farm in Brown’s Bay, Northern Ireland (5″ x 6″).

Semple, Joseph (1830 – 1877)

Scottish born maritime artist who was brought up in Belfast before eventually settling in Derry.

Semple, Joseph, 1830-1877; The Iron Paddle Steamer 'Princess of Wales' on Passage

“The Iron Paddle Steamer ‘Princess of Wales’ on Passage”. Photo: Belfast Harbour Commissioners.


A Ship in Belfast Lough” oil on canvas (21″ x 36″) sold at Adams – 12/10/2014 for €3,000.

A Norwegian Three-Master in a Gale” dated 1873, oil on paper on board (19.5″ x 31″), sold at Auktionshaus Stahl, Hamburg, Germany – 26/9/2020 for €1,500.

Sex, Susan (1947)

Dublin born, Susan Sex is a self-taught painter, and one of Ireland’s foremost botanical artists, whose work is widely acclaimed. She was awarded a silver and three gold medals for her work by the Royal Horticultural Society and the Jill Smythies Award from the Linnean Society. Amongst other things she designed the definitive series for An Post ‘The Wild Flowers of Ireland’ postage stamps issued in 2004.

Seymour, Dermot ARUA (1956)

Dermot Seymour is a self-taught Belfast artist. He has been described as “a social realist, exploring the anxiety, bewilderment and absurdity of the situation in Northern Ireland and representing it with definite imagery but in an oblique and obscure way”. His social realist approach towards Northern Irish politics frequently involves a juxtaposition of images within the Irish landscape, particularly livestock, and religious and military symbols. He lives in County Mayo and is a member of Aosdána.

David Seymour

The Queen’s own Scottish Borderers Observe the King of Jews Appearing behind Seán McGuigan’s Sheep on the Fourth Sunday after Epiphany” (1988). Sold at Whyte’s 23/2/2015 for €4,700.00.

Seymour, Dermot

Bell Hueys over Clew Bay” 1984, oil on canvas (36″ x 47″), sold at Whyte’s – 27/9/2021 for €1,800.

Seymour, Dermot

Girl Smoking” 1981, oil on board (22½ x 19¼”), unsold at Adams – 28/9/2022.

Shackleton, Lydia (1828 – 1914)

Lydia Shackleton was a botanical artist who studied at the Royal Dublin School of Art and Design. She was the first artist-in-residence at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Dublin, creating hundreds of botanic studies.

Shackleton, Roger (1931 – 1987)

DUCK  Shackleton

Left to right:Duck lilies” (1963) oil on canvas and “Benwee Head, Broadhaven Bay, Co.Mayo” oil on board (28″ x 45″).

Shackleton, Roger

Oranges and Lemons ” 1963, oil on board (12.5″ x 19″), sold at Adams – 1/3/2023 for €1,500.

Shanahan, Angie


Angie Shanahan graduated from the Crawford College of Art & Design in the 1980s.

Shannon, Andrew


A self-taught artist from County Tyrone.

Shannon, Fergus (1965)

Shannon, Fergus

Interior – Howth Castle” 2021, oil on board (19″ x 26″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 8/3/2022 for €2,500.


The Guinness Clock Tower, St Anne’s Park, Dublin” dated 2021, oil on canvas laid on board (21″ x 25.5″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 27/6/2022 for €500.00.

Shanny, Deirdre



Copper Pot & Lemons” oil on canvas (12″ x 16″), sold at Ross’s – 7/12/2016 for £60.00.

Sharpe, George RHA (1802 – 1877)

George Sharpe framed

View of the West Convent, on the Claddagh, Galway” dated 1844, 0il on canvas (33″ x 63″).

Exhibited at the RHA, Dublin, 1844 – whence purchased by Sir Charles Coote (1794-1864), ninth Baronet, Ballyfin House, Co. Laois; Sold with the contents of Ballyfin House to the Patrician Brothers, 1920s; Property of the Patrician Brothers College;
Sold as an unidentified painting at the Ballyfin House contents sale, on 5th October 2002 for a figure believed to be in the region of €3,000; after passing through several hands it was sold at Whyte’s – 25/4/2006 for €200,000.00.

Works by George Sharpe are extremely rare and two further examples are held by the National Gallery.

Sharpe, Les

Shaw, C E

Kilkeel Point, County Down” watercolour drawing (5″ x 8.5″), sold at Ross’s – 4/12/2019 for £100.00.

Shaw, Denis Orme (1944)


Ross Castle, Killarney” oil on canvas (18″ x 30″), sold at Ross’s – 8/11/2017 for £90.00.

Farm Buildings” watercolour drawing (10″ x 6″), sold at Ross’s – 3/5/2017 for £80.00.

Shaw, Elizabeth (1920 – 1992)


Artist, illustrator and children’s book author.

Elizabeth Shaw was born in Belfast but moved to England with her family when still a child. From 1938 to 1940, she studied under Henry Moore and Graham Sutherland at the Chelsea College of Art and Design in London. In 1940, she contributed to the British war effort by working as a mechanic until 1944, when she married Swiss-born sculptor and painter René Graetz. Committed Communists they moved to Berlin-Zehlendorf, East Germany in 1946.

She worked for various satirical magazines before concentrating on illustrating German language children’s books as well as writing and illustrating her own work in German and English.

A 2020 reprint by O’Brien Press of a popular work first published in 1985.

Shaw, Noel


mending-the-track-kells-station.jpg NOEL SHAW

Mending the tracks, Kells Station” oil on canvas. Sold at Ross’s 13/6/2012 – £240.00.


A Chat at the Gate” oil on board (14″ x 18″), unsold at Ross’s – 1/3/2017.

Gathering the Kelp, Donegal” oil on canvas (14″ x 18″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 14/8/2017 for €360.00.

Shaw, Peter


Shaw, Robert (1964)


Born in Dublin and trained at Dun Laoghaire School of Art and Design in the late nineteen eighties.

October evening Malahide 10in x 14in Oil on panel_m  Arrival of the Tuath

Left:October Evening, Malahide” oil on panel and Right:Arrival of the Tuath” oil on panel.

Shaw, Robert

Evening at Portmarnock ” oil and acrylic on board (15.5″ x 23.5″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 9/1/2023 for €320.00.

Shaw, Stephen

Shaw-Smith, Sally Ann

Filmaker, artist and a lot more besides. Best known for the RTE film documentary series “Hands” made with her husband David in the 1970s.

More here: www.hands.ie

Illustrated Irish Freshwater Fish and Irish Sea Shells – for Folens Environmental Library Series.

Shee, Sir Martin Archer (1769 – 1850)

Dublin-born portrait painter and president of the Royal Academy.

Portrait of Philip Harding Esquire“, c.1790, oil on canvas, sold at Mitchell’s, Cockermouth, Cumbria – 13/6/2019 for £1,700.

Shelley, Brigid


Sheridan, Brinsley


Sheridan, E A

County Antrim based artist specialising in oil painting, still life, landscape, figurative paintings.

Japanese Anemones, Dahlias and Begonias” oil on canvas (16″ x 20″), unsold at Gormley’s – 5/9/2017.

Sheridan, Elsie


Self-taught Dublin artist specialising in original oil paintings and landscapes of Ireland.

Autumn” oil on canvas – available from Kenny’s, Lahinch Art Gallery.

Sheridan, Geraldine

Geraldine Sheridan is a Dublin artist and has been drawing and sketching from a very early age. She studied at the National College of Art and Rathmines College of Art……

In the Wings” oil on canvas (20″ x 24″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 6/11/2017.

Sheridan, Jimmy

Jimmy was born in Ballinrobe, Co.Mayo and moved to Galway in the Mid Seventies.
He likes to paint scenes from Galway, landscapes and still life. He paints in pen & ink/acrylic and in oils.
Jimmy has attended various classes including classes with John Dinan on location in Roundstone, Co. Galway and in the Limerick Studio of Anne Marie Burke.
He has been a member of Galway Art Club since the 1980s and exhibits his work with the Art Club each summer.

Sheridan, Michael J

Artist from Gorey, County Wexford.

Sherlock, Ray

Ray Sherlock started painting caricatures in the eighties and is now one of Ireland’s leading caricaturists.

Sherrin, Daniel (1852 – 1908)

Sherrin, R

Sherrin, Daniel

Blooming Heather” dated 1919, watercolour (9.5″ x 19.5″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 8/8/2022 for €50.

Shiel, Edward (c.1834 – 1869)


Making Daisy Chains at the corner of a Cornfield” dated 1857, oil on canvas (25″ x 6.5″), unsold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 18/11/2019.

Shiels, Kathleen

Self taught artist from Co.Meath.

Fastnet Rock Lighthouse” acrylic (19.5″ x 27.5″).

Shields, Mark RUA


Belfast artist.

Pomegranates” 1995, acrylic on board (11″ x 11″), sold at Adam’s – 27/9/2017 for €2,000.

Shields, Paul

Northern Irish artist.

Shinnick, Judy


Shipman, Philip

Shoosmith, Alan


Alan is a watercolour artist who has been painting local landscapes since moving to Clare in 1990.

Shore, R S RHA (1868 – 1931)


Shipping on the Liffey” oil on canvas (24″ x 20″), sold at de Vere’s – 21/10/2012 for €600.00.

Vessels on the River Liffey” oil on board (9.5″ x 12″), sold at Whyte’s – 7/12/2020 for €1,600.

Short, John (1953)

Scottish born but living and working in Ireland for more than 30 years.


Shouldice, Jean Annette

Dublin artist.

Shouldice, Jean

Views of Dublin … and Beyond: Paintings by Jean Shouldice – published by The Liffey Press (2020).

Simms, Kevin (1932)

Kevin Simms is a self-taught artist from Kilcock, Co. Kildare.


Left to right:The Burren” oil on board (20″ x 16″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 22/5/2017 for €550.00; and “Huband Bridge” dated 1974, oil on board (22.5″ x 31″).

Simms, Michael


Fairhead” oil on canvas (16″ x 20″), sold at Ross’s – 5/10/2016 for £100.00.

Left to right:Ashleam Bay, Achill Island” oil on canvas (16″ x 22″), unsold at Ross’s – 11/9/2019; and “Dunseverick, Co.Antrim” oil on board (16″ x 24″), sold at Ross’s – 4/12/2019 for £100.00.

Simms, Michael

The Twelve Pins near Maam Cross, Connemara” oil on canvas (12″x15″), sold at Swan Fine Art, Oxfordshire – 9/7/2021 for just £10.

Simpson, June

Northern Irish artist.

Simpson, Katy

Simpson, Victor


Sinton, Edna

Swans on a lake” oil on canvas (16″ x 22″), sold at Ross’s – 29/3/2017 for £40.00.

Sisson, Richard (1722 – 1767)

Dublin born portraitist, miniaturist and pastellist.

Skelton, John (Snr) (1923 – 2009)   

Skelton SNR

Autumn on the Dodder” oil on canvas (20″ x 24″) sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 2/8/2016 for €1,600.00.


Left to right:Seaweed Harvest, Mannin Bay, Connemara” oil on canvas (20″ x 24″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s (RDS) – 10/4/2017 for €3,400; and “Cattle in Winter, Phoenix Park, Dublin” oil on board (16″ x 20″), sold at Adam’s – 20/10/2020 for €2,200.

Rowserstown Lane, Old Kilmainham” ink drawing (11.5″ x 15.5″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 10/12/2018 for €180.00.

Skelton, John Francis (1954)


Home from the Storm, Lough Conn, Co.Mayo’  oil on board (10″ x 24″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 22/1/2018 for €850.00.


Spring Light, Charlesland, Greystones, Co.Wicklow” oil on board (9″ x 23″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 3/10/2016 for €320.00.

A Moment, Union Hall, Cork” oil on canvas board (15.5″ x 19.5″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 24/9/2018 for €320.00.

Skerrett, Palm ATC ANCA  (-2020)

Palm Skerrett was an art teacher who trained at the College of Art, Dublin where she studied under Sean Keating and Maurice McGonigal. An associate of the college (ANCA), she graduated with a degree in Fine Art and an Art Teacher’s Certificate (ATC). She worked in the display department at Brown Thomas under Norah McGuinness. She exhibited widely including at Lavitt’s Quay Gallery, Cork and the Brown Thomas Little Gallery. In the 1990s she taught at the NGI’s popular Christmas Art Holidays for children of all ages. She lived in Dundrum, Co. Dublin.

Another Lovely Day” gouache (21″ x 29″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 28/1/2019 for €420.00.

Skillen, Samuel (c.1819 – 1847)

Slevin, Chloe (c.2001)

Chloe Slevin, a nursing student at University  College Dublin has been reinterpreting artistic masterpieces to tell the story of the pandemic recently painted the “Corona Lisa” to raise money for charity.  Her reinterpretation of Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa dressed in full PPE sold at Herman & Wilkinson’s Auction Rooms on the 3rd February, 2022 for €1,600 with the proceeds going to the LauraLynn Foundation

Slevin, Chlow

The Corona Lisa” sold at Herman & Wilkinson’s (Rathmines) on the 3/2/2022 for €1,600.

Sleator, James Sinton PRHA (1886 – 1950)

Corner of the Studio” 1930/31, oil on canvas (24″ x 20″), sold at Whyte’s – 25/4/2006 for €34,000.

Portrait of Judge James Sealy at St.Margaret’s, Donnybrook, Dublin c.1930” oil on canvas (35.5″ x 29.5″), sold at Whyte’s – 29/5/2017 for €1,250.

Sloan, Aidan


Sloan, Hamilton (1945)


Belfast born artist.


The Gobbins” watercolour drawing, sold at Ross’s – 9/3/2016 for £220.00.


Glenveagh, Donegal” watercolour drawing (14″ x 20″), sold at Ross’s – 9/11/2016 for £1,000.

Sheep grazing, Donegal” watercolour drawing (10″ x 14″), sold at Ross’s – 15/5/2019 for £180.00.

Cliffs of Moher” watercolour drawing (10″ x 20″), sold at Ross’s – 11/9/2019 for £160.00.

Sloan, Roger J

Ballyholme” oil on board (10″ x 12″). sold at Ross’s – 27/1/2021 for £100.00.

Sloan, Roger

In the Mournes” watercolour drawing (10″ x 14″), unsold at Ross’s – 8/12/2021.

Sloan, Rosemary

Sloan, Rosemary

Dunfanaghy, Donegal ” watercolour drawing (10″ x 14″), sold at Ross’s – 25/1/2023 for £40.00.

Slowey, Trisha


Sluis, Piet (1929 – 2008)

A Dutch born artist who moved to Ireland in 1956 and had a distinguished career as a graphic designer.

Piet Sluis Poster 1  Piet Sluis Poster 2  Piet Sluis Poster 3

A selection of the artist’s poster work – more to come.

Piet Sluis

Prototype Guinness advertising tea-towel, printed in the early 1960s featuring Fionn Mac Cumhaill fighting the one eyed Aodh. Sold at Whyte’s – 15/12/2007 for €450.00.


Musical Interlude” oil on board (22″ x 18″), sold at Whyte’s Online Sale – 24/10/2016 for €1,000.

Sluis, Piet

The Lonely Man at the Bar” 1985, pen and ink on paper (11″ x 17″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 3/5/2022 for €100.00.

Sluis, Piet

Conway’s ” 1998, mixed media on paper (14.5″ x 10.5″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 7/2/2023 for €160.00.

Smith, Blaise ARHA (1967)


Blaise Smith was born in 1967. He attended the National College of Art & Design (NCAD). As a figurative painter he has exhibited widely and his work is held in many Public and Private Collections. In 1999 he completed “Roadworks”, a set of twenty four paintings depicting the men and machines of Cork County Council. The following year he painted ten paintings for Kilkenny County Council entitled “The Millenium Landscape”.

He has continued to win many awards and state commissions, most recently winning the Eigse Open Award in 2015.

Smith is currently working on “A Painting for Waterford” – a commission arising from another competitive process. This painting is a dramatic 5 metre panorama of the city of Waterford commissioned by the OPW, to act as a companion piece to the 1735 Willem Van der Hagen Waterford cityscape. Both will be unveiled in Autumn 2016.

A substantial part of Smith’s practise involves Portraiture and he has recently completed a portrait of Bernard Farrell the playwright, commissioned by the Abbey Theatre.

He was appointed Assistant Principal of the RHA Drawing School in 2013 and served on the Council of the Royal Hibernian Academy from 2013-15. He was appointed by the Minister for Education to the Board of the National College of Art and Design in 2015.

Bernard Farrell portrait

Portrait of Bernard Farrell, playwright. Collection of the Abbey Theatre, 70 x 91 cm, oil on gesso panel, ©2016


O’Keefe’s Sheds” 91 x 244 cm, oil on gesso panel, © 2002 – 2004.


Mangoes”  (40″ x 60″) oil on Canvas © 2006.

Smith, Ken


Smith, Rosemary

Rosemary Smith

Backyards, Irishtown, Dublin” dated 1973, Oil on canvas (20″ x 24″) sold at Adams – 24/9/2003 for €500.00.

Smith, Sidney (1912 – 1982) 

Sidney Smith was born in Belfast and educated at the Royal Belfast Academical Institution. He attended evening classes at the Belfast College of Art, and also had private tuition in drawing. He was noted for his landscapes, portraits and murals.

Self Portrait (1946)  – © National Museums Northern Ireland

Smith, Vincent


Smithers, Miriam


Smyth, Brian (1967)


Smyth, Bridie


Smyth, Gillian

Bandon based artist.

Smyth, Norman RUA (1933)

Norman Smyth was born in Belfast, and now lives and has his studio in Hillsborough, Co. Down. Although virtually self-taught, he studied for a time at the Belfast College of Art as a part-time student in 1950’s.

Another day at Sea” oil on board (12″ x 16″), sold at Ross’s – 7/8/2019 for £1,600.

Smyth, Norman J

The bar at Leenane, Co.Galway “, oil on board (10″ x 12”), sold at Ross’s – 25/1/2023 for £600.00.

Smyth, Tanya

Smyth, Tanya

Newry Canal, Brackagh, County Armagh‘ oil on canvas (10″ x 14″), unsold at Ross’s 20/4/2022.

Snagg, Thomas (1746 – 1812)

Born in London. A frustrated thespian who was an accomplished amateur painter.

Thomas Snagg

View of Clontarf Castle” (1805) oil on canvas (24″ x 36″) sold at Whyte’s – 12/3/2012 for €9,000.00.

Snee, Des (c.1957 – 2005)

Dawn Run“.

Solomons, Estella Frances HRHA (1882 – 1968)  


West Kerry Coastal Landscape” oil on board (10″ x 14″), sold at Adam’s – 13/12/2016 for €260.00.


Left to right:On Parole 1920″ oil on canvas (20″ x 17″), sold at Adam’s – 22/11/2017 for €5,200; and “The Morrow family and Frank Murphy” oil on canvas (28″ x 36″), unsold at Adam’s – 27/3/2018.

Somers, Alan


Self-taught artist specialising in atmospheric watercolour and oil paintings.

Somerville, Edith Anna Œnone (1858 – 1949)


Left to right:My friend Slipper” c.1899, watercolour drawing (9″ x 6″) sold at Whyte’s 12/3/2012 for €2,000.00; and “Knockdrum, Rocks & Furze, with Cattle Grazing” oil on board (12″ x 16″), sold at Fonsie Mealy’s Dublin Sale 13/12/2016 for €600.00.


Paddy, Oct.1903” – Patrick Coghill, nephew of the Artist, seated on a stool holding pencil and copybook, under the watchful eye of his pet Yorkshire terrier. Oil on canvas (21″ x 16″), sold at Fonsie Mealy’s Dublin Sale 13/12/2016 for €2,300.

Somerville, Edith

Hunting scene, watercolour and pencil, sold at Ringwood Auctions, Hampshire – 5/2/2022 for £150.00.

Somerville, Edith Anna Œnone

A Horse! A Horse!” Part II from Further Experiences of an Irish R.M., circa 1908, charcoal and gouache (10″ x 15″), sold at Toomey & Co. Auctioneers, Ilinois, USA – 8/6/2022 for $800.00.

Somerville, Holly


Botanical artist.

Spence, Anne M 

Anne Spence lived in Dungannon, where her husband was the manager of the Northern Bank in the town and well known locally. She painted from home and on holidays in Ireland and Scotland mainly. A stalwart of the Armagh Art Society which she helped form I believe. She sold through shows/exhibitions of the society and other local craft type events. – Steve Skerratt.

Coastal watercolour by Anne M Spence

A coastal scene from Northern Ireland (?) that I dithered over and finally missed-out on. One of several by the artist that appeared on eBay in 2015. I haven’t been able to find out anything about her.


Two more watercolours by the artist: Untitled coastal scene and Bridge at Bushmills.

Spence, Emma (1984)


Spence, Hugh 

A Brave Day in the West” oil on canvas (23.5″ x 31″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 14/8/2018 for €420.00.

Spence, Peggy

Peggy Spence studied Painting and Fine Arts in the South of England and later took a teaching diploma and taught in a boys grammar school. She has always painted, managing to squeeze it in between having seven children. Now living in Cushendun, in the Glens of Antrim, Peggy is back painting full time. Preferring to work in oils and pastels, portrait painting has always been her main interest. However, taking inspiration from the countryside around her she is also an accomplished landscape painter.
Peggy’s paintings may be found in many private collections in Canada, America, Japan, Hong Kong as well as in England and Ireland.

Cushendun Bay“.

Spence, Thomas Everard (1899 – 1992)

Born in Portadown, County Armagh, the youngest son of Thomas H. Spence a linen manufacturer.

Portrait of the artist’s mother – oil on canvas (29.5″ x 19.5″), sold online – 18/3/2017 for €230.00.


Left to right:Evening at Connemara” oil painting (12″ x 13″), sold at Ross’s Antiques & Furniture sale – 2/2/2017 for just £30.00;  and “Caragh Lake, County Kerry” dated 1952, oil on board (9.5″ x 13.5″), unsold at David Lay Auctions, Penzance – 24/1/2013.

Dawros Bridge Falls, Tully Cross, Connemara” oil on canvas (16″ x 20″), sold with another at Material Culture, Philadelphia, USA – 22/7/2020 for $150.00.

Spencer, Brian John (1987)


Born and raised in Belfast, in a moment of youthful indiscretion Brian chose to go to Law School. After wondering the backstreets of underachievement Brian left the law wagon and returned to his true passion: art. Brian now makes pictures, collages, commercial illustrations, labels, logos and oh, importantly, political cartoons.

Spencer, Keith (1961)

Irish Rail 071 class 074 in Cahir Station, Co.Tipperary, April 2018” oil on canvas board (16″ x 20″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 25/11/2019 for €100.00.

Spencer, W G

William Spencer was a much respected artist who specialised in landscapes and Dublin landmarks, and was a member of the Dublin Sketching Club.


Slade Harbour, Co.Wexford” dated 1974, watercolour (14″ x 19.5″)


Left to right: The Custom House; The Bank of Ireland and The Four Courts  – three Dublin postcards published by the artist under the Spencer Healy Productions imprint.

Spencer, William G

The Old Gate” dated 1974, watercolour (14″ x 17.5″), sold at Hegarty’s, Bandon – 5/9/2021 for €100.

Spill, J

Spill, J

Large Dublin Pub Interior Scene, with James Joyce, Nora Barnacle, G. Bernard Shaw, Brendan Behan & others, with part passage from Ulysses text, for 16th June, 1904 – oil on board (26″ x 30″), sold at Fonsie Mealy’s – 27/7/2021 for €1,500.

Sprott, Deirdre

The Mellon House at the Ulster American Folk Park at Omagh, Co.Tyrone” from a postcard.

Sproule, Edith C (1918) 

Donegal Mountains” watercolour drawing (10″ x 14″), unsold at Ross’s – 8/8/2018.

Spry, Ursula 

Ursula Spry

Near Castlewellan” watercolour drawing (13″ x 20″) sold at Ross’s – 22/4/2015 for £70.00.

U Spry watercolour eBay  Usurla Spry

Left to right: An untitled watercolour on eBay (7/2016) – probably the Mourne mountains – and “Cushendun” watercolour drawing (7.5″ x 10.5″) sold at Ross’s – 18/5/2016  for £30.00.

Stack, Donal


Donal Stack is an artist living and working in North Kerry.  His work draws its inspiration from the landscape and heritage of his native county.

Donal accepts graphic, illustrative, and painting commissions.

Stack, Olive


Stafford, L

Stafford, L

Shaws Bridge, River Lagan” dated 1927, oil on board (7.5″ x 13.5″), unsold at Ross’s – 21/7/2021.

Stairs, Susan


Stanley, Shaun (1958)


Figures in Kitchen Interior” 1994. Watercolour drawing (24″ x 38.5″) sold at Whytes – for €1,300.00.

Stannus, Anthony Carey (c.1830 – 1919)


Glenariffe, Co.Antrim” watercolour (9″ x 17″) sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 8/12/2014 for €1,000.00.

Stannus MOD

Tall Ship Entering the Harbour”  dated 1888, watercolour (13″ x 21″). Unsold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 2/8/2016.

Staples, Sir Robert Ponsonby (1853 – 1943) 

Youngest son of Sir Nathaniel Staples, “Ponsy” Staples was born in Dundee in 1853 but came to Lissan House near Cookstown, County Tyrone when his father inherited the Baronetcy and took up residence there in the 1870’s. His formal education had begun in 1865 when he enrolled in the Academy of Fine arts in Louvain, Belgium. Having studied also in Paris and Brussels he eventually moved to England where, through the patronage of his cousin, Sir Coutts Lindsay, he was introduced to London society. Staples’ charm, good humour and gregarious nature won him many new friends and potential clients as well as entrée to the grandest events on the social calendar. His close friendship with Edward, Prince of Wales (later Edward VII ) is well documented and his circle of friends, many of whom were the subjects of his art, reads like a Who’s Who of the great and the good including Oscar Wilde, Sarah Bernhardt, William Morris, Mark Twain, George Bernard Shaw, Yvette Guilbert and Lily Langtry!

Staples was a portraitist of some renown and there are currently six of his paintings hanging in the National Portrait Gallery in London.

Staples, Robert Ponsonby, 1853-1943; The Last Shot for the Queen's Prize, Wimbledon

The Last Shot for the Queen’s Prize, Wimbledon” Photo: Worthing Museum and Art Gallery.

Father on returning from Africa” 1907, watercolour portrait of Captain Sir George Ponsonby Staples – offered for sale on eBay in June 2018.

The Poppy Garden” oil on canvas (18″ x 22″), sold at Mullen’s, Laurel Park – 7/1/2019 for €580.00.

Steam Boat on the Foyle” oil on board (9″ x 13″), sold at Ross’s – 26/2/2020 for £220.00.

Stapleton, Rose WCSI (1951)


The Artist’s Kitchen” oil on canvas (24″ x 20″) sold at Adams – 29/9/2012 for €1,800.00.

Starkie, Edyth Rackham (1867 – 1941)

“Portrait of a woman” – oil.

Staveley, Joan

Joan is originally from Williamstown in Co. Dublin, but is now living in Bray. She studied watercolour painting under local artist Val Byrne for several years in the 1980’s. She also studied watercolour painting for 5 years under Kathy Saunders in UCD, and oil painting under Gerard O’Grady in Dundrum for 10 years.

St.Clair, Vivienne


Stedmond, Deborah

Studied at Gorey School of Art and has exhibited her work for a number of years and completed many commissions.

Stedmond, Deborah

Wexford Bridge” oil painting.

Steed, Norman

Norman Steed is the pseudonym of Belfast based artist Norman Lowry.

Steed, Norman

Ladder on the Roof ” 2004, oil on canvas.

Steele, S Emily (fl.1892 – 1899)

Steele, Emily S

At School, Rossnowlagh” watercolour (10″ x 7″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s for €140.00.

Steele, Lyn

Lyn Steele is an artist living in Co.Armagh and specialising in pet portraits and wildlife art.

Steen, Larry

Steenson, B

Scrabo Tower, County Down” watercolour drawing (14″ x 21″), sold at Ross’s – 13/2/2019 for £20.00.

Steenson, Robert

County Down artist.

Stelfox, Dora RHA


Seated Lady” watercolour drawing (26″ x 17″), unsold at Ross’s 9/11/2016.

Stephenson, Desmond (1922 – 1963)

Born in Dublin. Landscape and Portrait Artist.


Ripening Corn” oil on board (15″ x 21″), sold at Adam’s – 16/12/2014 for €1,400.

Stephenson, Desmond

Self portrait, oil on board (24″ x 20″), sold at Whyte’s – 29/11/2021 for €1,500.

Stephenson, Nuala (1920 – 2010) 

Pewter Tankard and Pears” watercolour (11″ x 14″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 2/7/2018 for €90.00.

Stephenson, Thomas Joseph (1946)

Carrickfergus based artist and gallery owner. A traditional landscape artist also noted for his ‘sheepy‘ paintings under the pseudonym Thomas Joseph.


Crawfordsburn Glen in the Autumn” oil on board (12″ x 16″), sold at Ross’s – 5/10/2016 for £50.00.

Digging Turf” oil on canvas (20″ x 24″), sold at Ross’s – 6/12/2017 for £100.00.

Stephenson, Tom

Winter Pheasant ” a pair of oil on canvas paintings each (10″ x 12″), unsold at Ross’s – 22/2/2023.

Stevenson, E M

Stevenson, E M

Butterflies ” watercolour drawing (14″ x 20″), sold at Ross’s – 18/5/2022 for £50.

Stevenson, Leslie

Mountains, Donegal” gouache on board (12″ x 18″), sold at Ross’s – 8/8/2018 for £40.

Stevenson, Patric PRUA (1909 – 1983)  

Patric Stevenson was born in Sussex and was educated at Methodist College, Belfast, and from 1926 to 1928 studied at the Belfast School of Art, and later at the Slade School, London.

Lough Dan, County Wicklow” watercolour drawing (19″ x 25″), sold at Ross’s – 28/6/2017 for £50.00.

Car Park, Merrion Square West, Dublin” dated 1938, watercolour drawing (11″ x 15″), sold at Ross’s – 13/9/2017 for £70.00.

The River Lennon at Sunset near Ramelton” acrylic on board (12″ x 19″), sold at Ross’s – 11/10/2017 for £120.00.

The Bridge, Rostrevor” acrylic on board (6″ x 9″), sold at Ross’s – 13/2/2019 for £40.00.

Stewart, Adam


Ulster artist.

Stewart, Alfred

Cottage by the Lough” oil on canvas (20″ x 36″), unsold at Ross’s – 4/12/2019.

Quiet Waters, Carrickreagh, County Fermanagh” oil on canvas (20″ x 30″), unsold at Ross’s – 4/12/2019.

Stewart, John (1973)

Born in Belfast.

John Stewart

Industrial Belfast” oil on canvas (12″ x 16″) sold at Ross’s – 29/1/2015 for £150.00.

Belfast Tram” acrylic on newspaper (11″ x 11″), unsold at Ross’s – 6/12/2017.

Stewart, John Ivor (1936 – 2018)

Born in County Antrim, and studied at Belfast College of Art (1956-60), Reading University and Cardiff College of Art. He was a founder member of the Society of Botanical Artists 1982, and was elected a member of the Pastel Society in 1987.

Rural path with Cottages” pen and ink drawing (6.5″ x 10.5″) offered for sale by Sulis Fine Art – November 2019.

Stewart, Paul C

The Grand Canal, Venice” oil on board (15.5″ x 19.5″).

Details to follow….

St.George, Anna

Anna St George studied at Limerick School of Art and Design and has been a full time painter for twenty years.

More here: Anna St.George

Stockman, Margaret

Stockman, Margaret

Galway Bogland” oil on board (16″ x 20″), sold at Ross’s – 10/11/2021 for £80.

Stokes, Margaret (1915 – 1996)

Harbour near Cannes” pastel (10″ x 15″), sold at Gormley’s – 18/11/2014 for £50.00.

Rossmoney“, oil on board (17.5″ x 13.5”).

Mackerel woodcut (10″ x 16″) sold at Adam’s – 28/3/2012 for €360.00.

Stoney, Benita


Stoney, Charles Butler (1846 – 1919)

Tipperary born artist and father of the artist Thomas Butler Stoney.

Stoney, Charles Butler

Left to right: A portrait of Billy Duffy standing in an Irish field, signed with initials and dated 1868 and another of an Irish coachman by the same hand, both oil on board (11″ x 9″), sold at John Nicholson’s, Surrey – 9/3/2022 for £240.00.

Stopford, Robert Lowe (1813 – 1898)

A Dublin-born topographical watercolourist, settled in Cork while a young man and worked successfully there until his death in Monkstown, Co. Cork, in his eighty-fifth year. Many of his works were lithographed, such as Cork Harbour, Queens College Cork and The Evening Gun, Haulbowline Island. He was for many years art correspondent in the south of Ireland for the Illustrated London News and other papers. Ref: W.G. Strickland.


Cork Harbour from St. Aubyn’s” c. 1870, watercolour (24″ x 47″).


Crosshaven, Co.Cork” c.1870, watercolour (22″ x 29″).

Both in the permanent collection of the Crawford Art Gallery, Cork.

Sugarloaf Mountain, Glengarriff, Co.Cork” dated 1856, watercolour drawing (11″ x 15″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 31/1/2022 for €440.00.

Stopford, Robert Lowe

Berehaven Light, Bantry Bay, Channel Fleet at Harbour ” mixed media on paper (4.5″ x 7″), unsold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s 5/12/2022.

Stopford, William Henry (1842 – 1890)

Born in Cork, he studied under his father, above, and also at the Cork School of Art and at South Kensington, where he also taught for some years and was a master for a time, with W.L.Casey, in the St.Martin’s Place School of Art. He afterwards became headmaster at the Halifax School of Art, Yorkshire. He was a successful teacher and a landscape painter of considerable ability. He died in Halifax on the 15th February 1890 at just 48 years of age. Ref: A Dictionary of Irish Artists (1913).

Stopford, William Henry

Port St. Mary, Isle of Man” watercolour (6.5″ x 9″).

Stordy, John (c.1738 – 1799)

Miniature Painter.

Stothers, David (1967)

Stoupe, Seamus RUA (1872 – 1949) 

Northern Irish artist.


View from the Fields” oil on canvas (21″ x 29″), sold at Ross’s – 13/2/2019 for £43.00.

Stoupe, Seamus

Self portrait, pastel on board (17″ x 14″), sold at Ross’s – 25/1/2023 for £60.

Street, Evelyn


Left to right:West of Ireland Landscape” oil on canvas (31.5″ x 36.5″), sold at Adam’s – 28/1/2014 for €320.00; and “Evening in the Beara Mountains” oil on canvas (30″ x 36″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 1/7/2019 for €1,300.

Strickland, Carl (1960)


Left to right:Derrymore, Connemara” oil on board sold at Adams – 26/2/2008 for €340.00; and “River Mooring” pastel on paper (14″ x 22″).

Window Daffodils” pastel on paper (16.5″ x 11″), sold at Herman & Wilkinson – 28/9/2018 for €130.00.

Stroughair, Peter


Kildare artist specialising in seascapes and landscapes. Exhibits at St.Stephen’s Green and Merrion Square.

Ballybunion, Co.Kerry” (10″ x 12″).


Left to right:The Old Weir Bridge, Killarney” acrylic (12″ x 15.5″); and “Kilkee” acrylic (11″ x 13.5″).

Stuart, B F (1860-)

After a good deal of research I am now fairly certain the B F Stuart referred to was Barbara Frances Stuart née Harvey, who was married to William Stuart (civil engineer) and living in Co.Antrim at the time of the 1901 Census. She was born in India and came from a well-to-do family and like many of her class would probably have been a proficient amateur artist. This fits with the limited amount of her work which I have come across – just six superb postcards of Rathlin Island by Baird’s of Belfast.

View of Rathlin B F Stuart

Inside Bracken's Cave B F Stuart

Stuart-Watt, Eva (1890 – 1959)

Painter and writer, born in Australia, but spent her early years in Kenya where her parents were missionaries.

The Goose Laddie” oil on canvas board (12″ x 16″), sold at Whyte’s – 23/2/2015 for €640.00.

Sullivan, A V (active 1840’s)

Equestrian artist.

Galtee More” 1847, oil on canvas (14″ x 18″) – note on reverse ‘Bred by J.Gubins, Knocklong‘, sold at Fonsie Mealy’s – 11/7/2018 for €170.00.

Sullivan, Luke (1705 – 1771)

Sullivan, Luke

Portrait miniature of a boy on ivory (25 mm high), sold at Bellmans, West Sussex – 11/10/2022 for £400.00.

Sutherland, J D

Irish Cottages” oil on board (26″ x 36″).

Sutton, Darren (1972)

Northern Irish born sculptor and painter.

More here: Darren-Sutton-Sculptor

Sutton, Ivan (1944)



Roundstone Harbour, County Galway” oil on board (20″ x 30″), sold at Whyte’s – 26/9/2016 for €1,150.00.


Roundstone Harbour, Co.Galway” oil on board (18″ x 24″) sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 2/8/2016 for €1,200.00.

In Full Flow, Garrett O’Connor, Auctioneer” oil on board (16″ x 20″), sold at Ross’s – 6/11/2019 for £200.00.

Sutton, Leonie


Originally from Co. Wicklow, and now living in the west of Ireland, I am a self-taught artist specialising in equine art, equestrian scenes and animal portraits.

Sutton, Shane


Swain, Ivan

Swain, Ivan

Tyrella” watercolour drawing (12″ x 17″), unsold at Ross’s – 15/6/2022.

Swan, Cuthbert Edmund (1870 – 1931)

Wildlife Painter.


Bengal Tigers” oil on canvas (19¾” x 29½”) sold at Adams – 23/3/2016 for €3,000.

Swan, Edwin (1873 – c.1940)

The portrait artist Edwin Swan was born in Ballyragget, Co.Kilkenny. After studying art at the Academie Julian in Paris, he and his brother, the artist C.E. Swan (above) settled in the artistically fashionable suburb of Camden Town in north London.

Left to right: Portrait of Field Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery (1887-1976), oil on canvas (26.5″ x 20.5″) painted in 1940; and a Portrait of G K Chesterton (1874-1936) painted posthumously from a photograph in 1940.

Swan, Gary

Swan, J

Swan, J

Fishing, Strangford Lough” oil on board (16″ x 19″), sold at Ross’s – 15/6/2022 for £30.

Swanzy, Olive Adelaide (1881 – 1974)  

Olive Swanzy, was born in Cannes in the south of France, the daughter of the Reverend Thomas Biddall Swanzy, (Church of Ireland), of Newry, County Down. The Swanzy family, originally from Lancashire, had been in Ireland since the 1600s.

At the outbreak of WW.I. Olive joined the Voluntary Aid Detachment (VAD) nurses and went off to serve at the Western Front. There she tended to soldiers who had been terribly wounded and saw things that nobody should have to see. During that time she made a collection of autograph books, filled with poems, sketches, drawings, stories and cartoons, reflecting the thoughts and fears of soldiers who had been wounded in active service.

After her death, a box of these autograph books and art was discovered in the attic of her home in Rostrevor and this turned out to be such a trove of material that much of it has been on display to the public at the Ulster Museum. Irish writer Carlo Gébler wrote an acclaimed play, ‘The Box‘, based on the collection and story of Olive Swanzy’s wartime experiences.

She never married and continued nursing when she returned from the Western Front, becoming the Matron of Newry Hospital, where she served throughout WW.II. She was prominent in the local St John’s Ambulance Brigade and taught at Sunday School.

In later years she seems to have started some sort of a postcard ‘cottage industry’ and turned out a charming range of hand-coloured cards. These are scarce but are just about the only way of acquiring the artist’s work. They are simple drawings and must have been printed with just the outline and the artist painstakingly colouring in each card as there are subtle differences in cards of the same scene.

Even though these hybrids are not original paintings they are something special and it’s nice to think of the old lady actually hand-painting each card! In recent months I was fortunate to pick up what is probably an original painting intended for a card but not a postcard – ‘The Square, Rostrevor‘ below.

Sweeney, Colm

More here:  Art of Colm Mac Suibhne

Sweet, David


David Sweet is an artist living in Belfast. In his day job, he works as a paediatrician at the Royal Maternity Hospital in Belfast.

He works mainly in soft pastel and is a member of the Pastel Society of Ireland.

David is happy to undertake commissions – see website.

Punda” soft pastel on fine sanded paper (33.5″ x 23.5″).

Ballintoy” soft pastel on velour (27.5″ x 39″).

Latest work here: www.facebook.com/dsweetbelfast

Sweetman, Siobhan

Landscape artist.

More here:  Siobhan-Sweetman-Art

Swift, Katherine (1956 – 2004) 

Born in Dublin, eldest daughter of Patrick Swift (see next listing below) and Oonagh Ryan, she moved with her family to the Portuguese Algarve at six years of age. She showed an early flair for painting and after attending boarding school in England went on to study Art in London and Lisbon.

Morning Glory” hand-painted Majolica tiles (17.5″ x 23.5″), sold at Whyte’s – 10/12/2005 with a similar set for €650.00.

Algarve, Orange tree with faux door tiles – painted tile Trompe l’eoil.

Swift, Patrick (1927 – 1983) 

Church Street, Dublin” October 1948, watercolour (13.5″ x 9.5″), sold at Whyte’s – 27/11/2017 for €1,700.

Country Village Scene” watercolour (8″ x 13″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 20/1/2020 for €650.00.

Syms Martin, Valerie


Plein Air artist living and working in Dublin.