(1910/11 - 1994)
Patrick Collins was active/lived in United Kingdom, Ireland, France. Patrick Collins is known for landscape, portrait and figure painting.
Biography Patrick Collins
Patrick Collins HRHA (1910-1994)
The bohemian but revered landscape and figure painter Patrick Collins
was born in County Sligo. He drew enormous strength and
inspiration from the Irish landscape and its people. His grey-blue
abstract landscape painting, evoking a spirit of folklore and
mythology, contains images of households, farmlands and figures.
Unusually, he did not begin painting until the late 1930s, while his
formal art tuition - which took second place to his 20-year stint with
an Insurance Co - amounted to two terms of night classes in drawing and
some fine art painting at the National College of Art and Design in
After a period of solitary life in Howth Castle, during which
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