Joseph Molloy, Painter

(b. 1798, d. 1877)


From A Dictionary of Irish Artists 1913

Was born in 1798 and worked as an artist in Belfast. Thirty views of "Belfast Scenery" drawn by him were engraved in aquatint by E. K. Porter, and published in 1832 by Porter in London and by Morgan Jellett in Belfast. The original drawings are in the Belfast Art Gallery. He taught drawing in the Belfast Academical Institution, and was a Member of the Association of Artists in Belfast founded in 1 836. A water-colour drawing, "Gracehill, Co. Antrim," belongs to Mr. F. A. C. Mills, Cliftonville, Belfast.

Molloy died in 1877.

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