(1835 - 1894)
John Faulkner was active/lived in United States, United Kingdom, Ireland, Scotland, England. John Faulkner is known for atmospheric watercolor landscape paintings.
Biography John Faulkner
John Faulkner RHA (1835-1894)
The gifted Irish watercolour painter John Faulkner was born in Dublin and studied drawing and fine art painting at the Royal Dublin Society School. His precocious talent led him to begin exhibiting at the Royal Hibernian Academy (RHA) in 1852 when he was only 17. He was elected an RHA academician at 26 and also exhibited at the Royal Academy (RA) in London.
Faulkner's earliest landscape painting depicts scenes of south County Dublin and the Wicklow coast. He had a particular skill at capturing the soft dampness of the Irish climate as can be seen in his watercolour of Slievemore, Achill Island.
He painted in oils as well as watercolours. At 25, he was sharing a studio in
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