MCDONNELL, FRANCIS

(fl. 1843-1852)

Sculptor

From A Dictionary of Irish Artists 1913

A deaf and dumb artist who studied in the Royal Dublin Society's modelling school under Constantine Panormo and obtained a prize in 1843. He afterwards went to London and exhibited a bust in 1846, and "The First Born" in 1852. This was also shown in the Dublin Exhibition of 1853. No further particulars of his career are forthcoming.

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