David Wilkie Raimbach, Portrait Painter

(d. 1895)

Portrait Painter

From A Dictionary of Irish Artists 1913

Was born in Warren Street, Fitzroy Square, son of Abraham Raimbach, the engraver, and godson of Sir David Wilkie after whom he was named. He was a pupil of his father, and was also a student in the Royal Academy School. He exhibited portraits at the Academy from 1843 to 1855. He obtained the Art Master's Certificate in the National Art Training School, became second master in the Belfast School of Art, and afterwards, in 1852, head master of the Limerick School, and in 1856, master of the Cork School. He resigned in 1857, and was appointed head master of the Birmingham School of Art in 1858. He died in 1895.

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