Egerton Bushe Coghill
(1853 - 1921)
Egerton Bushe Coghill was active/lived in Ireland, England. Egerton Coghill is known for scenery painting.
Biography Egerton Bushe Coghill
Egerton Bushe Coghill (Landscape Artist) (1853-1921)
Born in Castletownshend, County Cork, the son of Irish painter Sir John Joscelyn Coghill, and cousin of Edith Somerville, he gave up a career in engineering (in his late 20s) in favour of full-time painting. He started his studies in Dusseldorf, before moving to Paris where he spent four years at the Académie Julian, during which time he lived for several months at Barbizon near Fontainebleau, home of the Barbizon school of landscape painting.
After Paris, he went to London for a few years where he became a member of the New English Art Club.
Thereafter he returned to his native West Cork, where he married and devoted himself to painting the atmospheric Castle
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