HARWOOD, EDWARD

(fl. 1844-1872)

Subject Painter

From A Dictionary of Irish Artists 1913

Elder brother of James Harwood (q.v.), was born in Clonmel in 1814. He was originally in business with his father as a house-painter, but became a portrait and landscape painter and moved to Dublin, where he studied in the Dublin Society's School. He exhibited in the Royal Hibernian Academy from 1844 to 1848, such works as "Study of a girl reading," "Conrad and Gulnare," "The Pet," etc. In, or soon after 1851, he went to London and exhibited "A Winter Scene at Rugby School, Football," at the Royal Academy in 1859. He was then living at Rugby, and was still therein 1872.

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