(1831 - 1904)
Samuel McCloy was active/lived in United Kingdom. Samuel McCloy is known for painting.
Biography Samuel McCloy
Born in Lisburn, in 1831, Samuel McCloy studied in Belfast at the School of Design whilst serving an apprenticeship with a firm of engravers. After spending about a year in the Central School at Somerset House, London, he was appointed (circa 1853) as Master of the Waterford School of Art. In 1875 he returned to Belfast, remaining there until 1881 when he went to London. He exhibited at the RHA between 1862-1882 and in various London exhibitions from 1859-1891. McCloy was married to a Waterford artist, E. L. Harris. There is a drawing by him held at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.
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