CAHILL, RICHARD STAUNTON

(b. about 1827, d. 1904)

Figure Painter

From A Dictionary of Irish Artists 1913

Was born in the county of Clare about 1827. He entered the Royal Hibernian Academy's school in 1850, and began to exhibit in 1851. In 1853 he went to London and exhibited "An Irish Peasant Boy" in the Royal Academy; in 1854 "A City Arab," and in 1855 "Marianna." He was also an exhibitor in the British institution and the Society of British Artists. He continued to send works to the Royal Hibernian Academy down to 1886. For a few years he was connected with the School of Art in Nottingham. He died on 7th July, 1904.

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