(1889 - 1977)
Sean Keating was active/lived in Ireland, England. Sean Keating is known for portrait and Irish Civial War era theme painting, teaching.
Biography Sean Keating
A noted portrait and figure painter, influenced by both Romanticism and Realism, Sean Keating was an Irish nationalist painter who executed several iconic images of the Irish Civil war era, and of the ensuing period of industrialization. One of the great exemplars of representational painting in Ireland, Keating was an intellectual artist in that he set out to depict the birth and development of the Republic of Ireland, and his pictures are deliberately idealized even heroic. However, he held very conservative views about art - verging on the academic style - and was a committed defender of traditional Irish painting, considering much modern art to be bogus.
Born in Limerick, Sean Keating studied drawing at the Limerick T
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