(1804 - 1886)
Andrew Nicholl was active/lived in United Kingdom, Ireland, Sri Lanka. Andrew Nicholl is known for landscape and marine painting, teaching.
Biography Andrew Nicholl
Andrew Nicholl "was an Irish painter and a founder member of the
Belfast Association of Artists, and in 1847 was elected as an associate
member to the Royal Hibernian Academy*, becoming a full member in 1860.
The son of a bootmaker, and younger brother of painter William Nicholl
(1794-1840), Andrew was apprenticed to a printer and worked as a
compositor on the The Northern Whig. He found patronage under Sir James Emerson Tennent, who funded a trip to London in 1830-1832.
He exhibited his work at the RHA in Dublin and at the Royal Academy,
London*. Tennent's patronage also secured for him an appointment
as teacher of landscape drawing, painting and design at the Colombo
Academy (later Royal
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