FOX, ROBERT

(fl. 1839-1883)

Figure Painter

From A Dictionary of Irish Artists 1913

Son of a shoemaker in Bishop Street, Dublin. He became a student in the Royal Dublin Society's School in 1835, and remained there until 1839, taking prizes each year. He commenced to exhibit in the Royal Hibernian Academy in 1841 and continued to send pictures of domestic subjects, cattle and landscapes until 1883. He was in London for some years and exhibited in the Royal Academy, the British Institution and the Society of British Artists between 1846 and 1868. He returned to Dublin in the latter year. He was living at No. 4 Victoria Terrace, Rathgar, in 1883.

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