WALSH, NICHOLAS

(b. 1839, d. 1877)

Landscape Painter

From A Dictionary of Irish Artists 1913

Was born in Dublin on 10th February, 1839. He received his art training under Henry MacManus in the Royal Dublin Society's School, where he won prizes in 1853 and 1854, and in the Royal Hibernian Academy, where he was awarded a bronze medal in 1855. He exhibited in the Royal Hibernian Academy down to 1863. He left Ireland in 1864, and spent some years in Paris and in Italy. He was in Paris during the siege, and in February, 1871, exhibited fifteen water-colour drawings at the Crystal Palace of incidents and scenes in the Paris streets. In 1872 he exhibited "A Shrine in the Coliseum" at the Royal Academy, and afterwards went abroad. He died in Italy in 1877.

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