From A Compendium of Irish Biography, 1878
Dean, Hugh, an Irish artist in the 18th century, who early attained considerable excellence in landscape. The then Lord Palmerston enabled him to visit Rome to complete his studies, but was ultimately obliged to abandon him on account of the irregularity of his conduct. In 1780 Dean gave an exhibition of his paintings in London. He soon afterwards became a Methodist preacher. He is supposed to have died in 1784.
276. Painters, General Dictionary of: Matthew Pilkington, A.M. 2 vols. London, 1824.
Charlotte Milligan Fox, sister of the poet Alice Milligan, was a founding member of the Irish Folk Song Society and an indefatigable field collector of Irish traditional music. Her singularly important work on Irish haprers is here presented for the twenty-first century reader. This edition of Annals offers a much greater number of illustrations than were included in the original 1911 publication, a full biographical introduction, an extensive bibliography of the writings of Milligan Fox and an appendix discussing the variant texts of Arthur O’Neills Memoirs.
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