12 May 2006
Robert Richard Scanlan (1801-1876)
Eight illustrations depicting the life of Mr O'Donohoo
all signed variously with monogram and extensively inscribed
pencil and watercolour, heightened with touches of white
9¾ x 6¾ in. (24.8 x 17.2 cm.) (8)
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Scanlan is best known for his work in watercolour and as a painter of genre and animal scenes. He worked in both London and Ireland. He was appointed Headmaster at Cork School of Design in 1853.
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