ROGERS, JAMES EDWARD, A.R.H.A.

(b.1838, d. 1896)

Landscape Painter

From A Dictionary of Irish Artists 1913

Was born in Dublin in 1838, the son of James Rogers, Q.C., of 20 Upper Mount Street. He was by profession an architect, but devoted much of his time to water-colour drawing, mainly of architectural and marine subjects. He first exhibited in the Royal Hibernian Academy in 1870, and his works appeared on its walls for many years. He was elected an Associate on the 4th December, 1871. In 1876 he took up his residence in London and was an exhibitor in the Royal Academy from that year until 1893. Several books were illustrated from his drawings. He was the architect of the Carmichael School of Medicine in North Brunswick Street, a lithograph of which was done by Morison. In the National Gallery of Ireland is "A Street in Limburg" by him. He died on the 18th February, 1896.

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