(1865 - 1945)
Dermod O'Brien was active/lived in Ireland, England. Dermod OBrien is known for figure, portrait and landscape painting, teaching.
Biography Dermod O'Brien
Dermod O'Brien PRHA, HRA (1865-1945)
The Irish portraitist, landscape and figure painter Dermod O'Brien was born in County Limerick in 1865, a grandson of the Irish patriot William Smith O'Brien. He attended Harrow School and Cambridge University, before visiting the Continent in 1886 to study the paintings of the Old Masters* in the Louvre Museum in Paris. The following year he was in Italy and determined upon a career as an artist. Later in 1887, like Richard Moynan, Roderic O'Conor and Norman Garstin, he enrolled at the Antwerp Academy to study under Charles Verlat. Walter Osborne was a fellow student. In Antwerp, O'Brien won a silver medal for drawing.
In 1891, Dermod O'Brien attended the Academie J
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