(1900 - 1979)
Maurice MacGonigal was active/lived in United Kingdom, Ireland, Holland. Maurice MacGonigal is known for landscape and portrait painting, teaching.
Biography Maurice MacGonigal
Maurice MacGonigal PRHA (1900-79)
The landscape and portrait artist Maurice MacGonigal was born in Dublin, becoming a design apprentice in his Uncle's firm which designed and produced stained glass. MacGonigal's cousin, the artist Harry Clarke (who married the painter Margaret Crilley) gave him much encouragement.
MacGonigal mixed politics with art studies, managing within a few years to be interned at Ballykinlar Camp, take drawing and figure drawing classes at the Dublin Metropolitan School of Art (now the National College of Art and Design) and win the Taylor Scholarship in painting. He also won the Tailteann silver medal for landscape.
After a visit to Holland in 1927, where he studied fine art painting at the Hague
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