John Connolly, Landscape Painter

(fl. c. 1825)

Landscape Painter

From A Dictionary of Irish Artists 1913

He was a landscape painter in water-colour in the early part of the nineteenth century. He also produced a number of lithographs, including "Dublin Oil Gas Station," 9 ¼ by 14 inches, Drawn from Nature on stone by J. Connolly, Oct., 1824. . . . .Printed and Published at first Irish Lithographic Establishment, 12 Pitt Street; "Dalkey Castle," published by Allen, 1825; "Powerscourt Waterfall," printed by Hulmandel and published by Wishart, Dublin; and sixteen "Views of the Lakes of Killarney, from sketches taken on the spot by W. Gore," published in 1826 by Allen, 32 Dame Street. Two drawings in water-colour by him were in the possession of the late Sir Thornley Stoker, Bart.: "Trim Castle" and "Ruins of the Priory, Trim."

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