(1856 - 1906)
Richard Thomas Moynan was active/lived in Ireland. Richard Moynan is known for portrait, genre and figure painting.
Biography Richard Moynan
Richard Moynan (1856-1906)
Born in Dublin, Richard Thomas Moynan first studied medicine but changed his mind when he was 23 and switched instead to art, studying drawing, figure drawing and painting at the Dublin Metropolitan School of Art (now the National College of Art & Design*) in the autumn of 1879. Here, he won awards in both the Taylor and Cowper competitions, then in 1882 he moved to the Royal Hibernian Academy*, where he scooped both silver and bronze medals for his artwork.
He followed this achievement by winning the Albert Scholarship for the best history painting (The Last of the 24th at Isandula, 1883) displayed in the RHA by a student.
In 1883, like other Irish artists Walter Osborne, Nathaniel
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